CSS Reference

"pitch" - css property (v. css 2)

  • To specify the speaking voice
  • For example, the average pitch for a standard male voice is around 120Hz, but for a female voice, it's around 210Hz.
  • Initial value: medium
  • The property is inherited
  • HTML usage: all elements
  • Browsers that support the pitch - property :
    Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari
Typical usage:
h1 {pitch: 170Hz}
h2 {pitch: medium}

Possible pitch values:

Values Comments CSS
[frequency] Specifies the average pitch of the speaking voice in hertz (Hz). 2
x-low User agents depended frequency based on the voice family and user environment, but lower than low. 2
low User agents depended frequency based on the voice family and user environment, but lower than medium. 2
medium User agents depended frequency based on the voice family and user environment, but lower than high. 2
high User agents depended frequency based on the voice family and user environment, but lower than x-high. 2
x-high User agents depended frequency based on the voice family and user environment. 2
inherit Will inherit the value from parent specification. 2
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