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low pitch

noun, Music.

diapason normal pitch

noun, Music.
1.
a standard of pitch in which A above middle C is established at 435 vibrations per second.
Also called French pitch, international pitch, low pitch.
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  • The timber roof is of low pitch, with traceried spandrels above the tie-beams.

  • Others have a low pitch as the notes of a bass drum or the sound of thunder.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • If you have been talking on a low pitch, jump to a high one on the emphatic word.

    The Art of Public Speaking Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  • The low pitch is used for grandeur, and all the vital and broad expressions.

    Expressive Voice Culture Jessie Eldridge Southwick
  • More rapid vibrations give tones of higher pitch; a slow rate means a low pitch.

    Physiology Ernest G. Martin
  • I am now turning faster, and the card is giving out a note of a low pitch.

    Soap-Bubbles C. V. Boys
  • The high pitch indicates mental activity; the medium pitch is the normal or heart range; the low pitch is more peculiarly vital.

    Expressive Voice Culture Jessie Eldridge Southwick
  • They resemble loaded piano strings, or slowly descending water jets, requiring notes of low pitch to set them in motion.

  • It was just this low pitch that made me protest with laughter.

    Glasses Henry James
  • The signal-sound was that of a radar pulse, beginning at low pitch and rising three octaves in the tenth of a second.

    Operation: Outer Space William Fitzgerald Jenkins

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