- Tubing:wood(grenadilla,cocus wood),metal(silver,nickel silver ,brass) (or) plastic.
- Keywork:silver,nickel silver.
Rectangular with rounded corners.
narrower than concert flutes
2 parts: head (cylindrical),joint-body(conical (or) viceversa)
inner diameter approx:10mm
C (rarely Db,Eb).
In the course of 19th century,Piccolos were built according to more than 40 sets of fingerings, in seven different keys and from six various materials.