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Flute Family – Soprano Flute in Eb

Its range is three octaves. A few American publications for flute choir currently include parts for E♭ soprano flute. It pitched a minor third higher than the concert flute and is rather rarely found now.

Flute Family   Soprano Flute in Eb

In these publications, an alternative part is provided either for the Concert flute or for the piccolo. With the substitution of these instrument, the distinctive color of a soprano is missing.