double sharp

double sharp

double sharp Examples noun Music.

  1. a symbol (× or ) that raises by two semitones the pitch of the following note.
  2. a note or tone marked or affected by such a symbol.

Examples from the Web for double sharp Historical Examples of double sharp

  • (Sometimes also the single sharp or flat will be found by itself, cancelling the double-sharp or double-flat).

    Music Notation and Terminology

    Karl W. Gehrkens

  • British Dictionary definitions for double sharp double sharp noun

    1. music
      1. an accidental that raises the pitch of the following note by two semitonesUsual symbol:
      2. a note affected by this accidental


    1. (immediately postpositive) denoting a note of a given letter name raised in pitch by two semitones

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