7.1 Musical notation


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In this chapter you will about octave registers.

Octave registers


octave register organisation of notes in exact pitches.


The octave registers are called, from low to high:

  • subcontra octave
  • contra octave
  • great octave
  • small octave
  • one-line octave
  • two-line octave
  • three-line octave
  • four-line octave



All the notes on the keyboard can be divided into octave registers.

octave register
Octave registers organize notes in exact pitches.