piccolo trumpet



[It., small trumpet]


A small trumpet that sounds an octave above the regular trumpet and an octave above its written music. The piccolo trumpet today is commonly pitched in "B-flat" but can be found in the keys of "A," "F," and "G." The range of the "C" piccolo trumpet is d2 to b4.


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Piccolo Trumpet


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