The Complete Guide to the Flute and Piccolo


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The authoritative text on flute acoustics, construction, repair and maintenance is updated and extended to include the piccolo and both flute and piccolo headjoints. An essential resource for repairers and flutists alike, this book includes: 

Flute and piccolo padding and adjustment

Flute anatomy, materials and construction 

Cooper and Phelan methods for scale calculation


Unique to the piccolo


(Second Edition) by J. James Phelan 

contributions by Lillian Burkart