Category Archives: Octaves

Understanding Music Theory – Lesson 24 – Octave Equivalence

In our last lesson we learned about octaves and octave numbers. Since a pitch has the same letter name in any octave it considered to be a part of a pitch class. A pitch class is a term used to … Continue reading

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How to Read Music – Lesson 23 – Octaves

An octave is an interval. The interval of an octave is the distance from one pitch to the same pitch 12 half steps away. When you are reading octaves on sheet music they always fall with one note of the … Continue reading

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