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international pitch

noun, Music.
Origin of international pitch
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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

(music) the frequency of 435 hertz assigned to the A above middle C, widely used until 1939 See pitch1 (sense 30)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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