Theory Thursday

by Jason Steele

The Octave

The last spacial element we will take a look at is called an octave. The distance of an octave is going to the next note of the same name. For example C to C is the distance of an octave.

piano diagram c to c octave

And just to perfectly clear you can move an octave from any note. Some examples of other octaves would be G to G, Ab to Ab, F to F, etc etc.

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