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piccolo (from It. flauto piccolo, little flute; also known as octave flute, It. ottavino). Small fl. pitched octave higher than concert fl., used in orch. and military band. Famous picc. parts occur in Beethoven's Egmont ov. and in Sousa's march The Stars and Stripes Forever. Also organ stop, metal or wood, of 2′ length and pitch.

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piccolo

piccolo, small transverse flute pitched an octave higher than the standard flute. Its tone is bright and shrill, and it can produce the highest notes in the orchestral range. The piccolo is used in orchestras and especially in military bands. See fife.

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piccolo

pic·co·lo / ˈpikəˌlō/ • n. (pl. -los) a small flute sounding an octave higher than the ordinary one. ∎  a player of this instrument in an orchestra.

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piccolo

piccolo Woodwind musical instrument of the flute family. About half the size of the flute and pitched one octave higher, it is played in the same way.

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piccolo

piccolo XIX. — It. piccolo small.

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