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synonyms for octave

  • eight
  • interval
  • note
  • scale
  • tone
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Thanks to its straightforward playing mechanics, repeating layout, and a massive range spanning seven octaves, piano is one of the most unique and immediately rewarding instruments to learn.
THE BEST BEGINNER KEYBOARDS LET YOU BUILD PIANO SKILLS WITHOUT A MAJOR INVESTMENTJAY CABRERAOCTOBER 31, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Playing notes on her piano, she demonstrates for Steve why whole numbers sound pleasing, why octaves are mathematically imperfect, and how math underlies musical composition.
MATHEMATICIAN SARAH HART ON WHY NUMBERS ARE MUSIC TO OUR EARS (PEOPLE I (MOSTLY) ADMIRE, EP. 49)STEVEN D. LEVITTOCTOBER 30, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Andrew Rannells and Tituss Burgess teamed up for “It Takes Two” from “Into the Woods,” with Burgess jacking up his voice an octave to sing the Baker’s Wife’s part.
THE TONYS BROUGHT BACK THE FANFARE, BUT BROADWAY STILL FACES MANY CHALLENGESPETER MARKSSEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I played up one octave, and then I wished to go on by placing my first finger on F sharp.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
An octave coupler without such extension is incomplete and is no more honest than a stop which only goes down to Tenor C.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Not only did he provide sub-octave and super-octave couplers freely, but he even added a Swell Sub-quint to Great coupler!
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Closing the holes again and blowing harder, we get the scale an octave higher.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
If two notes at an interval of a fifth are held down, a note one octave below the lower one will be heard.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The simplest form was the Doublette sounding the 15th and 22nd (the double and treble octave) of the note struck.
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Before marriage, Octave de Camps lived on rue de l'Observance.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OCTAVE

  • octad
  • octagon
  • octave
  • octet
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