Resource question: any musicians around here?

28 November, 2007 at 5:29 pm Leave a comment

Thanks to who posted the link, I’ve spent far too much time on this website, where reproductions of various items from the 18th and 19th century are available – from clothes to mugs to toys to everything.

Among other precious things, I found reproductions of various flutes and fifes. Now here’s my question: the only instrument I’ve ever learned to play is this

(first one to laugh or crack some daft “blow” joke gets the Glare of Death, and by the way, I played this bloody thing REALLY well, so nyah!

Piccolo

Now I’ve fallen in love with this beautiful Rosewood Fife

Flute

and I wonder if I would be able to play it. Yes, both are flutes/fifes/fatever, but the piccolo looks far more complicated.

Anybody out there who could give me some information? Thanks in advance.
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