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Illustrated Guide to Middle C

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Middle C on a 76-Key Keyboard
Middle C on a 76-key keyboard.

Middle C is the third C from the left.

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Find Middle C on a 76-Key Keyboard


A keyboard with 76 keys has a total of six C’s; middle C is the third C from the left.

  • The very first note on a 76-key is an E  (E1).
  • The last key is a G  (G7).
View Keyboard Labeled With “Pitch Notation” (E1, G7, etc.)

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