Video:Quick Tips: How to Find Middle C on a Pianowith Tim
Locating Middle C is an essential part of playing music on the piano. Learn how to locate middle C on a piano in this how-to video from About.com.See Transcript
Transcript:Quick Tips: How to Find Middle C on a Piano
My name is Tim and I work for the Piano Workshop at Reigate, United Kingdom. For About.com I am going to show you how to locate middle C on a piano.
How to Find Middle C on the Piano
There are 88 notes on a piano, 52 which are white and are known as naturals, 36 are black are known as sharps. To locate middle C position yourself around about the middle of the piano, take not of the black notes known as sharps and how they are laid out in groups of two and three. Middle C will be the note to the left of the two black notes nearest the centre of the piano.
This is Tim from the piano workshop, Reigate, United Kingdom, for About.com, showing you how to locate middle C on the piano.