Converting frequencies to notes

oakcroft13 bill at h...
Fri Jul 12 15:04:33 BST 2002

David Bryant:

> Db could indicate nearer to D and C# nearer to C

Well, it depends what tuning system you are using, and in what order 
the notes are tuned, but it is quite possible, or even likely, that 
Db is nearer to C and C# is nearer to D. It just depends on the 
direction you come to these notes in the cycle of fifths.

This is why I have always thought about frequencies in Hz only. But 
it seems there is a real demand to know the note name as well

Bill H

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