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All'ottava [all'8va] (It.: ‘at the octave’).locked

  • Ebenezer Prout
  •  and David Fallows

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An instruction to play an octave above the written pitch if the sign is placed above the notes (sometimes specified as ottava alta, or sopra); if an octave lower is intended, this is indicated by placing the sign below the notes or by specifying with ...

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