New and preowned piccolos page 2 flute center of new york. Grenadilla wood custom contoured headjoint and body, conical bore, split e mechanism, silver keys, 12k gold springs. We age our grenadilla stock between 57 years before turning it into a flute body or headjoint. This piccolo has a rounded full sound even in the high octave. Grenadilla wood body has a 7 crack from neck receiver down through first 2 trill key ports. Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a rare used yamaha ypc62r grenadilla wood piccolo. When used for the construction of an instrument grenaditte also mimics the acoustic properties of an instrument made of grenadilla wood. The wood used are, clockwise from far right to left. The grenadilla wood has been carefully selected, treated and seasoned to resist changes in. Trevor james grenadilla wood piccolo solid wood, no composite plastics. Explore the wide collection of certified preowned piccolos at flute world. Piccolo flute yamaha ypc 62r, wooden, profiled headjoint. The grenadilla wood body shows no previous cracks or crack repairs. The mechanism is sterling silver plated with split e mechanism.
A plastic piccolo will never crack and needs only basic upkeep and care to maintain. Oneofakind from the 1990s, this piccolo plays with a rich, colorful, and warm tone. All piccolos are tested and adjusted by di zhao like the top professional piccolos in the u. Preowned weissmanmckenna handmade piccolo with silver keys. Trevor james grenadilla wood grenadilla wood self reverb. A resona piccolo is ready to play as much as youd like when you purchase it. Used professional piccolos archives flute specialists. Ask clarinetists why grenadilla wood was chosen for clarinet making and nintynine out of a hundred perhaps more would say, because of the sound. Professional piccolos are known for their exceptional tone and accurate key action. Skip to main content skip to footer site51500000019204 site515000000000162 new j49437 giardinelli intermediate clarinet grenadilla wood silver plated keys. The tree is an important timber species in its native areas.
Pads, cork, and keys are all in good condition and the instrument plays beautifully. The timber has a warm dark quality very similar to wooden instruments. The grenaditte piccolo is impervious to temperature changes and gives a consistency in sound quality and intonation throughout its entire. The original bell is included, but the barrel has been replaced with a buffet crampon paris model, a shorter version 62mm to match what this. Also, we can predict what will occur to the instruments resonance as a result of the type of oil organic or petroleumbased used. Ideal for orchestral and solo work, these piccolos have a full bodied sound, a wide dynamic and tonal range, together with ease of articulation. Grenadilla is a member of the rosewood family dalbergia melanoxylon and has been used for instrument making for centuries ask clarinetists why grenadilla wood was chosen for clarinet making and nintynine out of a hundred perhaps more would say, because of the sound.
Recently serviced by keefe piccolos, in great adjustment, pads are in excellent condition, the mechanism in true brannen fashion is a dream. Wooden instruments do tend to crack more readily in the dry, cold periods of the year. A custom contoured headjoint provides a beautiful, rich, and even sound that meets and surpasses the demands of teachers and players alike. Because of these qualities, grenadilla wood made it possible for manufacturers to economically produce wood clarinets on a large scale. It is more costly because of the purity of the components, but. As the traditional material for the piccolo, wood offers an exact tonal character. When the superglue contacts the powder, it will suddenly bubble up and expand and. If you play a very cold wood picc, the bore will warm up faster than the rest of the instrument. The di zhao dzwbefcd model wood flute is a semihandmade flute with a smooth key action, fast response, and excellent resonance. Drops, spills and cracked screens covered from day one. Doctors products grenadoil uses natures way to oil your instrument with genuine grenadilla oil. Some possibilies may include availability, toxins and iritants released during machining, ease of machining and wear on tools, and perceived tone differences which may relate to surface finish.
Cocuswood is a dry wood with a low oil content, so it cracks easily, and because of its components it can produce extreme allergic reactions still the grenadilla wood remains the first choice for oboes, clarinets and flutes. Professsional sr brand grenadilla ebony wood wooden alto flute g key with case product description this is a brand new great looking and sounding wooden alto flute, suitable for. The gemeinhardt 4w piccolo is crafted from grenadilla wood, offering a beautifully warm and rich tone, perfect for the serious student musician and the concert stage. The fiber fusion process increases the density of the wood, making it extremely difficult to crack. Preowned weissmanmckenna handmade piccolo with silver. I prefer a good cloth swab over those that are like fuzzy tails many leave lint behind in the. Quality used flutes, piccolos, headjoints, alto and basses. The tenon is made of silver and can be fitted to a 0. At this juncture one should also mention cocus wood brya ebenus, well known on account of its aesthetically pleasing appearance and belonging to the same family leg.
This headjoint has a wonderfully rich, iridescent, and focused tone through all registers. The grenadilla wood has been carefully selected, treated and seasoned to resist changes in temperature and humidity. Grenadilla wood is hard, dense, very close grained and therefore able to be machined to. The wood in the di zhao grenadilla piccolos has been carefully selected, treated and seasoned to resist changes in temperature and humidity. Grenadilla wood piccolos are widely considered the best choice when selecting an upperlevel piccolo. The sound was not why grenadilla was chosenand it was not clarinetists but clarinet makers who made the choice. New and preowned piccolos flute center of new york. Todays wood piccolos are often made of grenadilla, but most piccolos are now made of silver and brass. Classical guitar makers later borrowed it and have been using it for at least 50 years. No one wants a clarinet that cracks, leaks or is dimensionally unstable. Due to the density of grenadilla wood, its preferred by advanced students and professionals for the unmistakable sound and resonance only a wood clarinet produces. Handmade wood headjoints in grenadilla side blown wood. I used to play the school gemeinhardt piccolo when i was in high school and i was very. Grenadilla wood is hard, dense, very close grained and therefore able to be machined to extremely close tolerances.
A guide to maximising the life of your grenadilla clarinet, oboe, flute or piccolo. Instead, hold it by the wood above the mechanism while assembling. Because of the highly intensive exploitation of this already rare type of wood, imports have become a great rarity. If the bore gets warm too quickly, the inside will expand faster than the outside and that could cause it to crack. Piccolo burkart bpwe, professional, grenadilla, silver mechanism, splite, wave. Up for sale is a used noblet wood bass clarinet no neck. Pairing granadillo with a sitka spruce top will yield clear, ringing, longsustaining notes. Our crack repair process takes on average 36 days depending on the severity of the crack. This handmade professional piccolo was bought new in 2000, so it has time to age a bit, and is very pleasant to play, with a sweet tone in all registers. Great for any musical environment and will suit any musical style. Here is a superb opportunity to purchase a used gemeinhardt grenadilla wood piccolo.
Jun 09, 2011 this is a sample of a beautiful, gently used grenadilla wood piccolo being played in the low register. It is also a very stable and beautiful wood, making it the most popular choice for wooden clarinets, oboes, flutes and piccolos. Powell piccolo headjoint, preowned powell custom grenadilla wood headjoint. Recently serviced by keefe piccolos, in great adjustment, pads are in excellent condition, the mechanism in true brannen fashion. When the superglue contacts the powder, it will suddenly bubble up and expand and work into holes. Soldyamaha ypc 62 grenadilla wood piccolo usedexcellent. Signet selmer 100 wooden clarient grenadilla wood w case. Wooden piccolos, usually made of the same grenadilla wood as an oboe or english horn, are the preferred choice of professional musicians. Burkart custom handmade grenadilla wood piccolo for sale. Also known as african blackwood, grenadilla is a tremendously strong wood, making it very durable and less susceptible to cracks. Bulgheroni grenadilla wood 401re piccolo a popular choice for professional musicians across the world due to their superior design, elegance and craftsmanship. The wood is seasoned grenadilla and is handmade by yamahas top craftsman.
Buy gemeinhardt model 4w piccolo regular 190839020611. These yamaha custom piccolos are handcrafted by accomplished artisans and have bodies of top grade grenadilla and headjoints of grenadilla wood or solid silver. The wood traditionally used for clarinet construction is grenadilla, also known as african blackwood, or mpingo wood. We stock many different top brands and models of flutes, piccolos, alto flutes, and bass flutes. Professsional sr brand grenadilla ebony wood wooden alto. Grenadilla piccolos usually include a grenadilla headjoint, however, some come with a sterling silver headjoint. Bulgheroni grenadilla wood 401re piccolo professional. The wood clarinets drawback is that it needs proper care. For chipped tenon joints and larger cracks, you can fill the area with grenadilla wood dust, and then apply the superglue, or the reverse, apply a drop of glue and add the grenadilla dust. But ebony is a hard, dry, brittle wood with a very low oil and resin content, and thus it is now scarcely used for making woodwind instruments.
Yamaha japan ypc82 grenadilla wood piccolo w case woodwind band instrument. This crack was professionally repaired and does not effect the playing condition. Classic style powells classic style piccolo headjoint offers superb control over the piccolo. The original keywork has some minor finish wear, but the keywork remains tight and there are no previous repairs there either. Grenadilla is a member of the rosewood family dalbergia melanoxylon and has been used for instrument making for centuries. Gemeinhardt are a superb company based in elkart, indiana, with a history that dates back to 1928 and they have been producing quality instruments ever since. The gemeinhardt 4w has been the choice for many musicians for decades.
Featuring a conical bore, split e mechanism, silverplated keys and a select grenadilla wood body and headjoint, this piccolo could easily have you thinking that you accidentally bought a professional model. Bulgheroni grenadilla wood 401re piccolo all flutes plus. On ebay, you can also find piccolos made from other materials, like glass, plastic, or any number of alternatives. The finish on the keys is a bit dull and a few of the keys have a minor wear spot. Dalbergia melanoxylon african blackwood, grenadilla, or mpingo is a flowering plant in the family fabaceae, native to seasonally dry regions of africa from senegal east to eritrea and south to the northeastern parts of south africa. It will not crack from your practicing and playing. Thick wall grenadilla wood, a442, brogger mekanik sterling silver mechanism, all cork pads, made by jim keefe. It is more costly because of the purity of the components, but worth the peace of mind that you are treating.
We provide over 16,000 products including instruments, sheet music, cds and accessories. Due to harvesting restrictions on the trees, grenadilla wood is slowly becoming more difficult to procure. Brass preventative maintenance articles for flutepiccolo, clarinet and oboe and should be used. Named for founder kurt gemeinhardt, the kg limited. This fact invariably makes for subtle changes in pitch and tone between different models based on their material. Grenadoil absorbs quickly and completely into fine wood instruments to prolong the life of your instrument. The di zhao grenadilla wood piccolo is made to achieve smooth key action, fast response, and excellent resonance. Now that the tension has been relieved around that socket, a crack like this will probably not happen again.
Woodwind p5 grenadilla wood piccolo for sale low register. Also featuring silverplated keys and mechanism, and a conical bore design for optimal resonance. Make offer bulgheroni piccolo head joint 401r in grenadilla wreform wave ships free gemeinhardt 4sp piccolo with original hard case and cleaning tool ils 2,681. Professsional sr brand grenadilla ebony wood wooden alto flute g key with case product description this is a brand new great looking and sounding wooden alto flute, suitable for professional musician for their concert. I am a music student at asu and have always taken very good care of my instrument. How to oil a grenadilla wood clarinet martin freres company. Giardinelli intermediate clarinet grenadilla wood silver. The wood traditionally has been used for marimba bars because of its clear, chimey tone. Historical errors of analysis im sure youve heard it before.
After youre done admiring the pfp105, turn your attention to the jupiter 905es piccolo. Shop certified preowned piccolos online from flute world. There is no doubt these features inherent in grenadilla wood are practical concerns for clarinetists as well as manufacturers. Piccolo pearl pfp 105e, grenaditte, silver plated mech, splite, high wave headjoint. May 14, 2012 this handmade professional piccolo was bought new in 2000, so it has time to age a bit, and is very pleasant to play, with a sweet tone in all registers. Lilian burkart custom piccolo, grenadilla wood, sterling silver key work, splite mechanism, wave style headjoint. We offer the largest variety of top quality student and professional flutes and piccolos. Dalbergia melanoxylon also called african blackwood, grenadilla, or mpingo, is a material used to produce musical instruments, especially woodwinds such as the clarinet, because it is one of the hardest most dense woods available. This is a sample of a beautiful, gently used grenadilla wood piccolo being played in the low register. Comes with hard and soft case, wood cleaning rod, cork grease, and shine cloth. Granadilla wood noun the noun granadilla wood has 2 senses 1. It is in excellent condition, including the pads, and has never been cracked or damaged. Grenadilla wood body sterling silver keys 1 year warranty. Try to minimize exposure of the instrument to freezing temperatures.28 188 1340 1268 167 292 1455 147 1376 1362 179 940 1640 1270 1269 328 1560 300 555 759 1652 134 1096 215 354 1386 1214 749 964 1380 331 1445 419 1193 333 856 1107 1276 623 398 899 956 1141 1072 528 1029 125