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  • In which key is the piccolo trumpet tuned, resp. which transposition does it correspond to?

    As I am not an expert in piccolo trumpets, I cannot tell from the picture on the product page how it is transposed, nor can I find any information about it anywhere.

    I am of course aware that it is not so important for MIDI production how it is transposed, as it is mapped to sound, but it is important for notation. The range also differs depending on the size of the piccolo trumpet, which is why I would like to know which transposition the sampled specimen corresponds to.

    I hope someone enlightened can help me. Thank you!


  • Hello LGeist110!

    The piccolo trumpet is in high Bb. A written C4 sounds A#4 (Bb4).

    Best regards,
    Andi


    Vienna Symphonic Library
  • Thank you very much!

    @andi said:

    Hello LGeist110!


    The piccolo trumpet is in high Bb. A written C4 sounds A#4 (Bb4).


    Best regards,
    Andi