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augmented octave definition

  • noun:
    • A musical period of Western twelve-semitone system comprising thirteen semitones and spanning eight levels of the diatonic scale. Its one semitone broader than an ideal octave and enharmonically equivalent to a minor ninth/compound small second.
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