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Pearl Flutes PFP-105 Grenaditte PiccoloThe Pearl-105 piccolo employs composite Grenaditte. As this material is impervious to temperature and humidity, there is no danger of cracking and intonation is much more stable. It has a highwave style headjoint, French pointed arm keys, and pinless construction.
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I purchased this piccolo because of the features. Keeping the volume under control can be difficult with a piccolo, but this piccolo gives me more control. My other piccolo use to kill the ears of the flute player sitting next to me because the volume was hard to control. I really like this piccolo and I recommend it to anyone looking for a step up piccolo. I tried many piccolos and choose this one. The price wasn't too high considering the quality of this piccolo. The wave headjoint really is helpful keeping the volume control plus the Split-E mechanism helps to keep that hard note for all us flute player in check.
With this piccolo Pearl has lived up to the reputation they built with their concert and alto flutes. It is a gorgeous instrument. The tone is dark and centered, with a "soul" that I usually only hear with grenadilla. The instrument is very responsive. It has that elusive feel of being a living extension of your breath, rather than being a foreign object you have to fight to control.
I agree with earlier reviews in that the middle octave initially seems more challenging to play. With a little practice, though, you will be able to make that octave sing just like the rest of the picc's range. In fact, I have found myself wondering how I ever had trouble with it before. You have to put the effort in to make it effortless, if that makes any sense.
The high B and C will probably not sound for you right away if you aren't an experienced picc player, but that is not unique to this piccolo. There are some good alternate fingerings to try on the Woodwind Fingering Guide website (Google it). These are piccolo-specific fingerings, not just transposed flute fingerings.
In all, I am extremely satisfied with this piccolo, and with the WWBW service (this is my third woodwind purchase from them, and probably won't be the last). It's hard to put this instrument down - you just want to keep playing it! Professionals with deep pockets will probably ultimately still want a handmade grenadilla picc. But I think this might be the best value out there for anyone else. It is also practically indestructible. I carry it between dry air-conditioned rooms and outdoor Texas summer heat and humidity without any worries.
I have been in the market for a new piccolo for the past year. I kept looking at the Pearl, thinking that it wasn't going to be that great since it was a composite. I was wrong... I finally decided to order it, knowing that I could return it if I didn't like it. The first note I played was low D. It came out beautifully, so then I went on up the scale, never before have I had the high Bb, B, and C come out so easily on a piccolo. Last night in our community band, we were practicing "Stars and Stripes", the director told all of us to get out our piccolos. I have been intimidated by this piece for years, but with the notes speaking so clearly, I just breezed right through it. I really recommend this piccolo to anyone. I like the idea of a composite, it doesn't take as much care as a wooden instrument, and it just plays so darn well.
Owning a Pearl flute, I thought this would be a great companion, especially for outdoor performances. And it is a very nice instrument for the most part, except for the highest notes - beginning at B flat & up, the notes just don't play!! And I am so disappointed. Apparently, this is not a problem unique to Pearl - I've tried other instruments and have also heard this from other players with many years of experience that some of the new piccolos they have tried don't seem to easily reach the high register notes (even the Powell piccolos - and this remark came from two experienced players!). This Pearl piccolo is great in the lower registers in both intonation and tone quality, so it is perfect for use in symphony performances. However, if you want to reach the high B flat on Stars and Stripes in the concert band (a pretty important note in that piece, don't you think?), then this may not be the piccolo for you. However, I liked the rest of what this piccolo offers so much that I bought it anyway and am working on alternate fingerings for the high notes.
I've been looking for a piccolo that could survive the football season but still sound beautiful once inside. Although I found better sound quality from more expensive instruments I finally decided that this piccolo was just what I needed. Its low notes are full and its high notes (until around the Bb) are superb! It can deal with any reasonable temperatures and still perform at a high quality. I believe that it's at an extremely reasonable price for its quality and sound.
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