Ottava

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Ottava may refer to:

  • Ottava rima, an Italian rhyming stanza.
  • In music, an octave. Particularly in the following musical instructions:
    • All' ottava alta (8va, also ottava sopra), transpose music up one octave
    • All' ottava bassa (8vb, also ottava sotta), transpose music down one octave
    • Coll' ottava, double at the octave

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