octavated

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

octavate +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

octavated (not comparable)

  1. (music, rare, of an instrument) Altered to sound a pitch one octave lower than its usual range.
    • 1987, Bastiaan Blomhert, The Harmoniemusik of Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, page 60
      Ob 2 = violin 2 (octavated, except bar 4, which is from basset-horn 2)