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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The difference between the first and eighth note on a musical scale.

Usage examples (33)
  • The soprano warmed up her voice by singing the scales of several octaves.
  • The same Mass has Dies Irae sung in octave alternation.
  • I call the octave, The octave and the bowlback, The Bowlback.
  • Dies Irae was sung in octave alternatim by 250 people to create a beauty of enormous power. for more
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