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concert pitch

Music the frequency of 440 hertz assigned to the A above middle C
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Moreover, the author also pays attention to the concert pitch, which is essential, since for a very long time the reference pitch did not have any fixed frequency, varying between 392 Hz and 494 Hz (see Table 11 on page 120, presenting the data from Bruce Haynes's book A History of Performing Pitch, further commented on by Koukal), in specific cases the span being even wider.
Another chapter I found intriguing was transposition and the arena of concert pitch and arranging, accompanied by a most helpful instrument transposition table.
Brilliant winner of the Triumph Hurdle 12 months ago, the gelding has been brought to concert pitch by Dessie Hughes (right).
Students can work with transposed or concert pitch scores, and extracting and printing parts is a breeze.
For instance, when the A key is pressed, the sound you hear should be real close to 440 hertz, which corresponds to the A above middle C and known as "concert pitch."
Next come indexes of tunes by final, by tuning (scordaturas abound--usually raising the pitch of the lowest one or two strings to add resonance and facilitate double stops in a given mode--but transcription remains in concert pitch), and by the name of the performer.
Some "authentic" details couldn't be replicated from that heady premiere: the 60 male altos in a huge chorus, complemented by an orchestra of 125, and the Town Hall organ so beloved of Mendelssohn is nowadays tuned to modern concert pitch, so a substitute had to be used.
He looked in need of his run at Wolverhampton a couple of weeks ago and he should now be at concert pitch.
That run should have brought Ancient World to concert pitch and he can land a confidence boosting win here.
Paul Nicholls' charge finished second to stablemate Kadarann at Newbury last time but his trainer had warned beforehand that he would not be quite at concert pitch that day.
This is because Blachly chooses to perform the Offertory and Communion at their written concert pitch, which happens to be substantially lower than the pitches of the remaining movements.
Cuatro Cuarenta (440) is a technical musical term - the number of cycles per second that creates the "perfect pitch," the concert pitch to which all instruments are tuned.