Staccato on the piccolo, technical approach
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Learn how to manager the different systems of intonation of the other instruments with wich you play.
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.
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.
In this lesson you will practice with the 4 exercises that Gudrun uses for his own warm-up.
Discover with Gudrun how to start the week with the right energy, both mental and physical, through the warm-up exercises you will study in this lesson.
In this lesson, Gudrun Hinze will give you practical tips for finding motivation to start the warm-up. She will also tell you about ambition, and how to use it in the most mature way.
Finally, you will find out what is the strongest motivation to start your musical day.
In this special warm-up, Gudrun Hinze accompanies us in a meditation which serves as a “greeting ceremony” for our wooden instrument.
Learn how to produce a fine classical staccato on the piccolo with Gudrun’s exercises.
Learning the technique of staccato-playing through the inner knowledge of the body and the soul, using stored experiences and emotions.