pitch class meaning

WPitch class
  • In music, a pitch class (p.c. or pc) is a set of all pitches that are a whole number of octaves apart, e.g., the pitch class C consists of the Cs in all octaves. "The pitch class C stands for all possible Cs, in whatever octave position.
  • {Cn : n is an integer} = {..., C-2, C-1, C0, C1, C2, C3 ...};
  • although there is no formal upper or lower limit to this sequence, only a limited number of these pitches are audible to the human ear.
  • Psychologists refer to the quality of a pitch as its "chroma". A "chroma" is an attribute of pitches (as opposed to "tone height"), just like hue is an attribute of color.
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    Meaning of pitch class for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "pitch class" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Definiteness: Level 1
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