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international pitch

noun, Music.
Origin of international pitch
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • The Piano Manufacturers' Association has established what is known as "international pitch."

    Piano Tuning J. Cree Fischer
  • It is only recently that an international pitch has been established which was adopted everywhere except in England.

    Piano Playing Josef Hofmann
British Dictionary definitions for international pitch

international pitch

noun
1.
(music) the frequency of 435 hertz assigned to the A above middle C, widely used until 1939 See pitch1 (sense 30)
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