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Q: O que significa octave?
A: In music theory, an octave is the distance between two musical notes with the same letter (for example, the distance between middle C and high C.) A note that is an octave higher than another note will have double the frequency.
Q: O que significa He spoke and sang in octaves?
A: Octaves are like different levels of tone and loudness.

So saying he spoke in octaves is like saying 'He was speaking with a lot of emotion in his voice.'

Singing in octaves just means that while he was singing he was making his voice go higher.

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