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Intonation

Acquire a perfect intonation with your piccolo, one of the basic goals you have to deal with when you want to be a good piccolo player!

Beethoven’s Flute Sonata in B-Flat Major

19 min.

Develop your piccolo sound playing with Nicola the wonderful sonata written by Beethoven.

More than one system

11 min.

Learn how to manager the different systems of intonation of the other instruments with wich you play.

The piccolo scale

23 min.

Discover the system of intonation of the piccolo flute focusing on the flute scale and the piccolo scale.
Why is intonation more difficult when we switch from the flute to the piccolo? One of the reasons is the difference of the construction between these two instruments: Gudrun teaches us how to overcome this difficulty.

“Una furtiva lagrima”

14 min.

Play with Nicola the famous aria from Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore”.

Intonation on the piccolo: the toolbox

16 min.

Gudrun talk about 5 tools very useful to improve our intonation on the piccolo: lips, constance and speed of air, fingerings, vowels and sound memory.