Bb1Regular R.H. “F” fingering is flat - use thumb Bb or lever.D2Very sharp on most piccolos, making the E sound even flatter!D#2(crack the D tr. key discretely to raise pitch)E2Inclined to be flat - crack D# tr. key carefully to raise pitch.Bb2Play harmonic over Eb, venting a finger slightly.B2Tr. ED for Bartok - use vented Eb Harmonic for Tr. Term.Right hand pinky up!B2Pull piccolo - very sharp but good quality - tr. F forBartok - use vented Eb Harmonic for Termination A#.C2C#2orD3Very sharp but sometimes useful.Eb3E3Just crack D#tr key for Firebird solo.F3F#3Right Hand pinky up. Will be sharp. (Shostakovich 6)Ab3Compared to F1. Ab does not speak well on mostpiccolos. Use this fingering when there is time.Bb3Regular fingering but raise right hand pinky.Bb3B3Regular fingering but raise right hand pinky.This note will sometimes speak better when piccolo is pulled out.C#3Quasi C# only. Useful in Shostakovich sequence in V Sym.Overblow the left hand for high scale swirls in A major. etc.Different fingerings work on different piccolos. Experiment. The more musical solution is frequently the less complicated fingering situation.Additional Fingerings Supplied ByEllen RedmanBb3This one used in Bartok after the trill. Pull out a lot.C#4It’s sharp, best for soft, sustained playing,Leaving the pinky off makes it less sharp.