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Eight-foot pitch

Index Eight-foot pitch

An organ pipe, or a harpsichord string, designated as eight-foot pitch is sounded at standard, ordinary pitch. [1]

8 relations: A440 (pitch standard), Acoustic resonance, Concert pitch, Fundamental frequency, Harpsichord, Hertz, Organ stop, Pipe organ.

A440 (pitch standard)

A440 or A4 (also known as the Stuttgart pitch), which has a frequency of 440 Hz, is the musical note of A above middle C and serves as a general tuning standard for musical pitch.

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Acoustic resonance

Acoustic resonance is a phenomenon where acoustic systems amplify sound waves whose frequency matches one of its own natural frequencies of vibration (its resonance frequencies).

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Concert pitch

Concert pitch is the pitch reference to which a group of musical instruments are tuned for a performance.

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Fundamental frequency

The fundamental frequency, often referred to simply as the fundamental, is defined as the lowest frequency of a periodic waveform.

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A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard which activates a row of levers that in turn trigger a mechanism that plucks one or more strings with a small plectrum.

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The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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Organ stop

An organ stop (or just stop) is a component of a pipe organ that admits pressurized air (known as wind) to a set of organ pipes.

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Pipe organ

The pipe organ is a musical instrument that produces sound by driving pressurized air (called wind) through organ pipes selected via a keyboard.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-foot_pitch

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