8va

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𝄶 U+1D136, 𝄶
MUSICAL SYMBOL OTTAVA ALTA
𝄵
[U+1D135]
Musical Symbols 𝄷
[U+1D137]

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian ottava (octave). Since the 20th century, the "a" has sometimes been interpreted as representing alta in Italian ottava alta (octave higher); compare 8vb.

Symbol[edit]

8va

  1. (music) An instruction to play one octave higher or lower than indicated.

See also[edit]

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

8va

  1. inflection of 8vus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

8vā

  1. ablative feminine singular of 8vus