Pearl 105 Piccolo

$1,795.00$2,395.00

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Description

The remarkable new PFP-105 Piccolo is the culmination of years of exploration and research into the creation of a totally new material – Grenaditte. Precise pitch, an exquisite tonal center and a spacious dynamic range are all to be found within this new, innovative instrument. Grenaditte is impervious to temperature fluctuations, ensuring Pearl’s remarkable performance anywhere. In line with the entire Pearl flutes range, the PFP-105 is manufactured with our world renowned Pinless mechanism on its Silver plated keys as standard and is the only piccolo on the market to feature this innovation. If all of these were not sufficient, the Pearl piccolo includes French pointed arms, a bulb design headjoint with a high wave, and a Split-E mechanism. The French style case and fleece lined cover are supplied with cleaning rod, gauze, polishing cloth and cork grease.

The PF165 is a stepup with wooden headjoint and synthetic pads.

Brand

Pearl Flutes

Pearl Flutes started as Pearl Musical Instruments and was founded in 1946 in post-World War II Japan by Katsumi Yanagisawa. The company got its start in Tokyo by making music stands and accessories. With the global emergence of musical instrument markets, the company enjoyed rapid growth, and continued to expand its manufacturing capability and company size.

In 1968, to respond to the growing demand for fine flutes, Pearl established its first flute factory in Chiba, Japan, to produce handmade flutes. Although the mechanical design of the modern flute has been established for many years, the craftsmen at Pearl believed that the mechanism could become more elegant and innovative. In 1972, Pearl introduced the first ground breaking “One-Piece Core-Bar”, and soon after, Pearl’s unique “Pinless mechanism”- the first significant refinement of the Boehm flute mechanism in more than 100 years.

Pearl Flutes developed a global growth strategy under the direction of Katsumi’s eldest son Mitsuo. Mitsuo Yanagisawa formed Pearl’s export division in 1957, designed to delivered the finest instrument and of the best global service to the players throughout the world. Pearl became the model many other companies followed. In 1985, Pearl opened a second flute factory in Taiwan with the mission to deliver the finest quality flutes at more affordable prices and to expand the product lineup to include student and step up model flutes.

Pearl Flutes has grown from a very humble beginning that included countless hours dedicated to the perfection of flute making. Today Pearl Flutes is a global brand and the choice of many of the world’s finest artists.

Pearl’s tradition of innovation and outstanding service are the driving factors that propel the company forward to produce the finest instrument for every player.

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Additional information

Headjoint

Grenadilla Wood High Wave, Grenaditte High Wave, Standard Grenadilla, Standard Grenaditte

Pad Type

Felt, synthetic