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Frequency in the Musical Context At the very basic level, sounds of music are made up of primarily two different properties. Both properties are directly related to the vibration of soundwaves. These properties are Frequency and Amplitude. This article will focus on Frequency. To learn more about Amplitude click here. To understand Frequency, one must[…]

Using Algebra to Find an Octave’s Pitch

Finding an Octave’s Pitch Algebraically The one consistent interval used in music across all cultures is known as the octave. In music, the octave is known as the interval between one pitch and another that is either half or double its frequency (Hz). For example, if we were to take the pitch of middle C[…]