Octave Sentence Examples
We can see, too, at once how the octave is such a smooth consonance.
Then she clarified, an octave higher.
The translators handled the octave stanza.
If one is the octave of the other a figure of 8 may be described, and so on.
The double bassoon, or contrabassoon, sounds one octave lower.Advertisement
In a true-harmonic bell, with the main partials in octaves, the pitch is about an octave below the nominal.
She froze with fear and his voice raised an octave.
At bar 67 Clementi uses the octave quavers, derived from the first subject, but in two-part counterpoint, often in contrary motion.
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The fretting of the instrument is basically diatonic, but it is not the same in each octave.
I have not got the sound of that discord that should have been an octave, out of my ears yet.
For Downside a complete positive was provided from the great by octave duplication.
The octave nominals are a little flatter than in modern bells.
Choir organ effects, too, are possible by playing an octave higher in combination with the 8ft. flute.Advertisement
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Its octave nominal is however an almost perfect octave, something which modern founders do not usually achieve.
For how can one locate the double octave in such a list?
Note the provision of an extra octave of treble pipes to most of the organ, for use with the octave of treble pipes to most of the organ, for use with the octave couplers.
Thomas sent Beethoven a gift of a 6 octave grand pianoforte made from Spanish mahogany.Advertisement
The octave quint which stands on the former harmonic flute slide is the old fifteenth, with five extra pipes at the bottom.
Being a physicist, my first thought was merely to tabulate the required frequencies of the twelve semitones of the octave.
Yet, so insensible is Schatz to the euphony of his own work, that he proposes, as an alternative for the first and second trombones, two violins an octave higher, the other parts remaining unaltered!
By reducing the tension to one quarter of its previous amount, the number of ventral segments will be seen to be increased to two, indicating that the first harmonic of the thread is now in unison with the solid, and consequently that its fundamental is an octave lower than it was with the former tension; thus confirming the law that n varies as S IT.
The best work of the Belgian romanticists is in the rich and picturesque prose of the 16th century romance of Charles de Coster (see DE Coster), and in the melancholy and semi-philosophical writings of the moralist Octave Pirmez.Advertisement
This nervous excitability was inherited, though' not to the same excess, by Octave, whose mother died in his infancy and left him to the care of the hypersensitive invalid.
In ' Awaiting Execution ' the atmosphere is set with a morbid semiquaver figure set an octave below.
Contains 7 technical vocal exercises played on piano and each having a one octave range in semitone intervals.
His swell mixtures often had a tierce rank in the tenor octave but this was a hangover of the 18th Century English organ.
There is also a Key Transpose function which lets you change the pitch up or down in a range of one octave.
Since tritone chords are generally avoided in vocal music, the second chord of khulo is an octave.
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The low string is an E, and the high string is an E, too, just an E in a higher octave.
For each string, these notes in an octave are as follows (starting with the first fret and ending with the 12th fret).
The number symbol makes a note sharp and the actual number denotes the octave.
Neptune is the planet of dreams, romance and spirituality, and it is considered the higher octave of Venus.
Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.
But Zarlino uncompromisingly declared that the syntonous or intense diatonic scale was the only form that could reasonably be sung; and in proof of its perfection he exhibited the exact arrangement of its various diatonic intervals, to the fifth inclusive, in every part of the diapason or octave.
This story is much amplified in the account given by St John of Damascus in the homilies In dormitionem Mariae, which are still read in the Roman Church as the lesson during the octave of the feast.
In some cases of echo, when the original sound is a compound musical note, the octave of the fundamental tone is reflected much more strongly than that tone itself.
Hence the octave, though comparatively feeble in the incident train, may predominate in the scattered reflection constituting the echo.
Thus, if the one note be an octave higher than the other, it will give double the number of waves in the same distance.
Thus the second A = 2 X 2 X 2, and we may regard it as an ascent through two fifths in succession and then a descent through an octave.
The next higher octave has the suffix 2, the next higher the suffix 3, and so on.
His festival is observed on that anniversary by the entire Roman Catholic Church as a semi-duplex, and by the Spanish Catholics as a duplex of the first class with an octave.
The group reformed in 1978 and recorded the album Octave.
Robinson, K. & PATTERSON, R.D. APU 3314 The stimulus duration required to identify vowels, their octave, and their pitch chroma.
Hold B to drop the sounds an octave, or hold X to raise them.
A festival called the Rushbearing takes place on the Saturday within the octave of St Oswald's day (August 5th), when a holiday is observed and the church decorated with rushes, heather and flowers.
The pipes composing it were stopped at one end, so that the sound waves had to travel twice the length of the pipe, giving out a note nearly an octave lower than that produced by an open pipe of equal length.
The next octave above has two accents, and each succeeding octave another accent.
Johann Heinrich Scheibler (1777-1838) tuned two forks to an exact octave, and then prepared a number of others dividing the octave into such small steps that the beats between each and the next could be counted easily.
The interval corresponding to the octave being divided into seven equal parts, each about 14 semitone, it follows that Siamese music sounds strange in Western ears.
L'Art moderne was founded in 1882 by Edmond Picard, who had as his chief supporters Victor Arnould and Octave Maus.
Largely with the view of studying the problem of maintaining equilibrium, several experimenters, including Otto Lilienthal, Percy Filcher and Octave Chanute, cultivated gliding flight by means of aeroplanes capable of sustaining a man.
Madame Modjeska was also the Polish interpretress of the most prominent plays of Legouve, Dumas, father and son, Augier, Alfred de Musset, Octave Feuillet and Sardou.
This was to demand a great sacrifice, but Octave Feuillet cheerfully obeyed the summons.
Strangely enough, in this exile - rendered still more irksome by his father's mania for solitude and by his tyrannical temper - the genius of Octave Feuillet developed.
His father bore the shock of his temporary absence, and the following year Octave ventured to make the same experiment on occasion of the performance of Un Jeune Homme pauvre.
Greek singing octave; we may therefore regard it as a tone lower than that to which we are accustomed.
We shall treat only of the diatonic scale, which is the basis of European music, and is approximated to as closely as is consistent with convenience of construction in key-board instruments, such as the piano, where the eight white notes beginning with C and ending with C an octave higher may be taken as representing the scale with C as the key-note.
If the series were complete we should have terms which separately would correspond to the fundamental, its octave, its twelfth, its double octave, and so on.
If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.
But obviously in either the octave or the fifth, if the tuning is imperfect, beats occur all along the line wherever the tones should coincide with perfect tuning.
The Poet Of This Little Band Of Authors Was I Octave Cremazie, A Quebec Bookseller, Who Failed In Business" And Spent His Last Years As A Penniless Exile In France.
In the Anglican Church Ascension Day and its octave continue to be observed as a great festival, for which a special preface to the consecration prayer in the communion service is provided, as in the case of Christmas, Easter, Whitsunday, and Trinity Sunday.
Jacob " (Paris, 1873-1874) The whole of this literature derived more or less from foreign sources, and, with the exception of Charles de Coster and Octave Pirmez, produced no striking figures.
With respect to the limits of pitch, Savart found that the note might be a fifth above, and more than an octave below, that proper to the jet.
But if an observer is stationed at S' the waves will be about half as far apart and will reach him with nearly twice the frequency, so that he hears a note about an octave higher.
If, for instance, a note is struck and held down on a piano, a little practice enables us to hear both the octave and the twelfth with the fundamental, especially if we have previously directed our attention to these tones by sounding them.
Octave was now, however, free, and the family immediately moved to Paris, where they took part in the splendid social existence of the Second Empire.
To meet this exigency, Zarlino proposed that for the lute the octave should be divided into twelve equal semitones; and after centuries of discussion this system of "equal temperament" has, within the last thirty-five years, been universally adopted as the best attainable for keyed instruments of every description.3 Again, Zarlino was in advance of his age in his classification of the ecclesiastical modes.
Any other fork within this octave can then have its frequency determined by finding the two between which it lies.
At present twelve notes are used in the octave, and these are arranged at equal intervals 2= 7.
In works on sound it is usual to adopt Helmholtz's notation, in which the octave from bass to middle C is written c d e f g a b c'.
The octave above is c' d'e' f' g' a' b' c".