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New Philharmonic Pitch
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New Philharmonic Pitch

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pitch in Western music

  • In pitch

    …in 1896, adopted the “New Philharmonic Pitch” at a′ = 439 and, in 1939, adopted the U.S. standard pitch of a′ = 440. In the mid-20th century, pitch again tended to creep upward as some European woodwind builders used the pitch a′ = 444.

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