great octave

noun

Definition of great octave

: the musical octave beginning with and ascending from the second C below middle C — see pitch illustration

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First Known Use of great octave

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of great octave was in 1836

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“Great octave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/great%20octave. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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