1.67 concert pitch

ES: en Do, tono de concierto, I: intonazione reale, F: tonalité de concert, en ut, D: Kammerton, NL: ?, DK: ?, S: ?, FI: konserttikorkeus.

The pitch at which the piano and other nontransposing instruments play: such instruments are said to be ‘in C’. The following list includes some (but not all) instruments that play in concert pitch:

  • flute
  • oboe
  • bassoon
  • violin
  • viola
  • violoncello

Instruments that play ‘in C’ but in a different octave than what is written are, technically speaking, transposing instruments:

See also

transposing instrument.

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