C Note on The Staff
C Note on the Piano and Keyboard
C Note Accidentals
C Music Notes in Different Clefs
Treble Clef – C
Bass Clef – C
The C below middle C (C3) sits on the second space of the bass clef.
Alto Clef – C
Middle C (C4) sits on the middle line of the alto clef.
Tenor Clef – C
Middle C (C4) sits on the fourth line of the tenor clef.
Mezzo- soprano – C
Middle C (C4) sits on the second line of the mezzo-soprano clef.
Soprano Clef – C
Middle C (C4) sits on the first line of the soprano clef.
Baritone Clef – C
The C below middle C (C3) sits on the first space of the baritone clef.
Popular Scales starting on C
The major scale formula is W-W-H-W-W-W-H, where W= whole step and H = half step. Below is the C major scale.
C Natural Minor
The natural minor formula is W-H-W-W-H-W-W. Below is the C natural minor scale.
C Harmonic Minor
The harmonic minor formula is W – H – W – W – H – W1/2 – H. Note that this scale has a three semitone step or a whole-step-and-a-half.
C Melodic Minor
When ascending the melodic minor scale follows this pattern: W-H-W-W-W-W-H.
When descending it follows the natural minor pattern.
Modes Starting on C
Below are the modes that start on C.
Frequency of C Music Note
Using the equal temperament tuning system, the A above middle C is 440 Hz. This means that middle C would be approximately 262 Hz.
Solfege G Note
In the solfege system, the syllables Do, Re Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si are used to refer to the notes names, C, D, E , F, G, A, B.
The C music note in solfege is referred to as ‘Do’,