small octave

noun

Definition of small octave

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

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First Known Use of small octave

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of small octave was in 1836

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“Small octave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/small%20octave. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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