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Octave marks

Definition and background:

abbreviated 8va or just 8 to indicate the notes should be played an octave higher or lower than actually written

For more information on the music term "Octave marks" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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