[Eng.] - [Fr.]

An interval spanning seven diatonic degrees, eleven semitones. An octave above C would be C. The frequency of a note one octave above another will have exactly twice as many Hertz as the frequency of the note an octave below it.

See also [Eng.] octave; [Fr.] octave; [Ger.] Oktave; [It.] ottava.


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