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Ossia 8va

Discussion in 'Orchestral Technique [DB]' started by mcnaire2004, Jun 18, 2007.


  1. mcnaire2004

    mcnaire2004

    Jan 17, 2006
    everywhere
    I know 8va means play up a octave. But, what does the Ossia mean? There is a section of low Cs (for my wonder full C) in "Early Light"-Carolyn Bremer.
     
  2. CT DB

    CT DB

    Apr 27, 2007
    Fairfield Cty, CT
    Ossia means "or".
     
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    Pete G

    Dec 31, 2001
    Northern Virginia
    It's an esteemed Italian dish involving braised veal shanks.
     
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