Naming the C’s

The piano is the instrument that most naming schemes come from. They all stem from middle C. Because of that the name of the register changes at the Cs. We have approached this a little differently. We tried to name them Low middle and High. We all under stand Low G or Low C.(Even though it does not follow the other naming schemes.) We all also understand High C (above the staff). That leaves us with the notes starting on 2nd line G up to B below High C. Unfortunately the notes from G on the second line up to B below High C have NO common name. Middle C or 3rd space C is the exception. The register normally changes at the Cs. But since we already call the G below the staff Low G that leaves no name for the 2nd line G. (People often refer to middle […]

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