middle C

middle C


music : the musical note C that is close to the center of a piano's keyboard

Full Definition of MIDDLE C

:  the note designated by the first ledger line below the treble staff and the first above the bass staff

Examples of MIDDLE C

  1. the note above middle C

First Known Use of MIDDLE C



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