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Musical Note Frequencies
Guitar and Piano
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by Vaughn Aubuchon

The table below lists all acoustic guitar note frequencies, and most piano note frequencies, in Hertz (cycles-per-second). The musical scale is based upon the 12th root of 2.

The Piano octave groupings have a
pale blue background (key of C).
The Guitar octave groupings have a
pale yellow background (key of E).

Other major key octave groupings are
shown in other colors.

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Guitar and Piano Notes
Musical Frequencies Table

Chromatic Scale
12 half-notes per octave

-

Diatonic Scales (Major)
(8 notes per octave)
Note Frequency
Hz.
Piano Octaves
Guitar Octaves
Note #
Key of E

-

Guitar
String

-

Key of E
Key of G
Key of A
Key of C
Key of D
Piano Octaves

C1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

32.703
etc.
-

-

-

-

-

etc.

-

etc.

C2

-

-

-

-

-

do (1)

-

65.406
C#
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

69.296
D2
-

-

-

-

-

re (2)

-

73.416
D#
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

77.782
E2
E
1

-

# 6 open

-

do (1)
la (7)
so (5)
mi (3)
 re (2)

82.407

F2
F
2

1st fret

-
ti (7)
-
fa (4)
-
87.31
F#
F#
3

2nd fret

re (2)
-
 la (6)
-
 mi (3)
92.50
G2
G
4

3rd fret

-
do (1)
-
so (5)
fa (4)
98.00
G#
G#
5

4th fret

mi (3)
-
ti (7)
-
-

103.83

A2
A
6
# 5 open
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)

110.00

A#
A#
7

1st fret

-
-
-
-
-
116.54
B2
B
8

2nd fret

so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)
123.47

C3

C
9

3rd fret

-
fa (4)
-
do (1)
-
130.81
C#
C#
10

4th fret

la (6)
-
mi (3)
 -
ti (7)
138.59
D3
D
11
# 4 open
-
so (5)
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)

146.83

D#
D#
12

1st fret

ti (7)
-
-
-
 -
155.56
E3
E

1

2nd fret

do (1)
la (6)
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
164.81
F3
F

2

3rd fret

-
-
-
fa (4)
-
174.61
F#
F#

3

4th fret

re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)
 -
mi (3)
185.00
G3
G

4

# 3 open
-
do (1)
-
so (5)
fa (4)

196.00

G#
G#

5

1st fret

mi (3)
-
ti (7)
-
-
207.65
A3
A

6

2nd fret

fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)

220.00

A#
A#

7

3rd fret

-
-
-
-
-
233.08
B3
B

8

# 2 open
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)

246.94

C4

C

9

1st fret

-
fa (4)
-
do (1)
-

261.63

C#
C#

10

2nd fret

la (6)
-
mi (3)
-
ti (7)
277.18
D4
D

11

3rd fret

-
so (5)
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
293.67
D#
D#

12

4th fret

ti (7)
-
-
-
-
311.13
E4
E
1
# 1 open
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)

329.63

F4
F
2
1st fret
-
-
-
fa (4)
-
349.23
F#
F#
3
2nd fret
re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)
 -
mi (3)
369.99
G4
G
4
3rd fret
-
do (1)
-
so (5)
fa (4)
392.00
G#
G#
5
4th fret
mi (3)
-
ti (7)
-
 -
415.30
A4
A
6
5th fret
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)

440

A#
A#
7
6th fret
-
-
-
-
-
466.16
B4
B
8
7th fret
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)
493.88

C5

C5
9
8th fret
-
fa (4)
-
do (1)
-
523.25
C#
C#
10
9th fret
la (6)
-
mi (3)
-
ti (7)
554.37
D5
D
11
10th fret
-
so (5)
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
587.33
D#
D#
12
11th fret
ti (7)
-
-
-
-
622.25
E5
E

1

12th fret
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
659.26
F5
F

2

13th fret
-
-
-
fa (4)
-
698.46
F#
F#

3

14th fret
re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)
-
mi (3)
739.99
G5
G

4

15th fret
-
do (1)
-
so (5)
fa (4)
783.99
G#
G#

5

16th fret
mi (3)
-
ti (7)
-
-
830.61
A5
A

6

17th fret
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)

880.00

A#
A#

7

18th fret
-
-
-
-
-
932.33
B5
B

8

19th fret
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
ti (7)
la (6)
987.77

C6

C

9

20th fret
-
fa (4)
-
do (1)
-
1,046.50
C#
C#

10

21st fret
la (6)
-
mi (3)
-
ti (7)
1,108.73
D6
D

11

22nd fret
-
so (5)
fa (4)
re (2)
do (1)
1,174.66
D#
D#

12

23rd fret
ti (7)
-
-
-
-
1,244.51
E6
E
1
24th fret
do (1)
la (6)
so (5)
mi (3)
re (2)
1,318.51
F6
F
2
25th fret
-
ti (7)
-
fa (4)
-
1,396.91
F#
F#
3
 26th fret
re (2)

-

la (6)
-
mi (3)
1,479.98
G6
G
4

-

-

-

-

so (5)

-

1,567.98
G#
G#
5

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,661.22
A6
A
6

-

-

-

-

la (6)

-

1,760.00

A#
A#
7

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,864.66
B6
B
8

-

-

-

-

ti (7)

-

1,975.53

C7

C
9

-

-

-

-

do (1)

-

2,093.00
etc.
etc.
etc.

-

etc.

etc.

C8

C
10

-

-

-

-

do (1)

-

4,186.01

-

(1)= Tonic
(4)= Sub-dominant

(5)= Dominant
(7)= Seventh

 Each horizontal line = 1 half-note = 1 fret
 Chromatic Scale = Each half-note is 5.95%
 higher in frequency than the previous note.
 1 octave = 12 half-notes = doubling of frequency

 261.63 Hz. = Middle C
The musical scale is based upon the 12th root of 2.
Each note is 1.05946309 times the frequency of the adjacent lower note

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