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In [[2368]], [[Captain]] Jean-Luc Picard acquired a Ressikan flute through an experience he had related to a [[Ressikan probe|probe]] launched from the dead planet. Picard knew how to play the flute, as all the [[memory|memories]] of a man named [[Kamin]] had been planted in his memory through the probe. Among the memories was the ability to play the flute. ({{TNG|The Inner Light}})
 
In [[2368]], [[Captain]] Jean-Luc Picard acquired a Ressikan flute through an experience he had related to a [[Ressikan probe|probe]] launched from the dead planet. Picard knew how to play the flute, as all the [[memory|memories]] of a man named [[Kamin]] had been planted in his memory through the probe. Among the memories was the ability to play the flute. ({{TNG|The Inner Light}})
   
Picard considers the flute to be one of his most prized possessions. It represents, to him, an entire lifetime he lived in only 25 [[minute]]s, a life completely different from that aboard the Enterprise, with a wife, children and even a grandson. As of [[2379]], Picard kept the flute on his desk in his [[Captain's_Ready_Room|ready room]] aboard the [[USS_Enterprise_(NCC-1701-E)|''Enterprise''-E]]. ({{TNG|Lessons}}; {{film|10}})
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Picard considers the flute to be one of his most prized possessions. It represents, to him, an entire lifetime he lived in only 25 [[minute]]s, a life completely different from that aboard the ''Enterprise'', with a wife, children and even a grandson. As of [[2379]], Picard kept the flute on his desk in his [[Captain's_Ready_Room|ready room]] aboard the {{USS|Enterprise|NCC-1701-E|-E}}. ({{TNG|Lessons}}; {{film|10}})
   
 
The [[Picard Mozart trio]] was a musical composition Picard wrote for the Ressikan flute. ({{TNG|A Fistful of Datas}})
 
The [[Picard Mozart trio]] was a musical composition Picard wrote for the Ressikan flute. ({{TNG|A Fistful of Datas}})

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"When I awoke, all that was left of my life there... was the flute I'd taught myself to play."

- Jean-Luc Picard reminisces about his life experience as a Ressikan. (TNG: "Lessons")

A Ressikan flute is a small flute made of a tin-like material, native to the village of Ressik on the extinct planet of Kataan.

Kamin's flute

Ressikan Flute

Picard's Ressikan flute.

In 2368, Captain Jean-Luc Picard acquired a Ressikan flute through an experience he had related to a probe launched from the dead planet. Picard knew how to play the flute, as all the memories of a man named Kamin had been planted in his memory through the probe. Among the memories was the ability to play the flute. (TNG: "The Inner Light")

Picard considers the flute to be one of his most prized possessions. It represents, to him, an entire lifetime he lived in only 25 minutes, a life completely different from that aboard the Enterprise, with a wife, children and even a grandson. As of 2379, Picard kept the flute on his desk in his ready room aboard the USS Enterprise-E. (TNG: "Lessons"; Star Trek Nemesis)

The Picard Mozart trio was a musical composition Picard wrote for the Ressikan flute. (TNG: "A Fistful of Datas")

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