Is middle C c3 or c4?

According to Roland it is C4, according to Yamaha it is C3, according to International Scientific Pitch it is C4. Only programers seem to call it C3. Tell a musician that C3 is middle C, and they'll probably be confused. I've always known middle C to be C4.

Also, what is middle C on the piano?

This lesson is all about the musical note, middle C. This note is designated C4 in scientific pitch notation because of its position as the fourth C key on an 88-key piano. It has a frequency of 261.6 Hz.

Where is a on the piano?

Sharps and flats are not the black keys. All black keys are either a sharp or flat, but not all sharps and flats are black keys. Remember, an accidental (a sharp or flat) merely means to play the next higher or lower key on a piano, and that next key may be black or white.

Is middle C c4 or c5?

Normal Octave notation is given here in the International Organization for Standardization ISO system, Here octave -1 (minus one) is C0 this means therefore that middle C will be C4 being the 4th C on a 88 note piano.

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