G♯ (musical note)
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When calculated in equal temperament with a reference of A above middle C as 440 Hz, the frequency of the G♯ semitone is approximately 415.305 Hz. See pitch (music) for a discussion of historical variations in frequency.
G♯/A♭ is the only note to have only one other enharmonic.
Designation by octaveEdit
|Scientific designation||Helmholtz designation||Octave name||Frequency (Hz)|
|G♯−1||G♯͵͵͵ or ͵͵͵G♯ or GGGG♯||Subsubcontra||12.978|
|G♯0||G♯͵͵ or ͵͵G♯ or GGG♯||Subcontra||25.957|
|G♯1||G♯͵ or ͵G♯ or GG♯||Contra||51.913|
Common scales beginning on G♯Edit
- G♯ Major: G♯ A♯ B♯ C♯ D♯ E♯ F G♯
- G♯ Natural Minor: G♯ A♯ B C♯ D♯ E F♯ G♯
- G♯ Harmonic Minor: G♯ A♯ B C♯ D♯ E F G♯
- G♯ Melodic Minor Ascending: G♯ A♯ B C♯ D♯ E♯ F G♯
- G♯ Melodic Minor Descending: G♯ F♯ E D♯ C♯ B A♯ G♯
- G♯ Ionian: G♯ A♯ B♯ C♯ D♯ E♯ F G♯
- G♯ Dorian: G♯ A♯ B C♯ D♯ E♯ F♯ G♯
- G♯ Phrygian: G♯ A B C♯ D♯ E F♯ G♯
- G♯ Lydian: G♯ A♯ B♯ C D♯ E♯ F G♯
- G♯ Mixolydian: G♯ A♯ B♯ C♯ D♯ E♯ F♯ G♯
- G♯ Aeolian: G♯ A♯ B C♯ D♯ E F♯ G♯
- G♯ Locrian: G♯ A B C♯ D E F♯ G♯
- "The names of keys in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish". Music Cataloging at Yale Language Tools. Yale University. Retrieved 2016-09-20.
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