The Strada Garibaldi along the Mare Piccolo is inhabited by fishermen whose language retains traces of Greek.
The rest of the orchestra consists of Piccolo and 3 flutes.
The Mare Grande is connected with the Mare Piccolo by a channel 875 yds.
In his 5th symphony he introduced 3 trombones and extended both the upper and lower extremes of the windband by a piccolo and a double bassoon.
In its present form the Mare Piccolo provides a well-sheltered anchorage, 36 ft.