# The `octave` Package for Typesetting Musical Pitches with Octave Designations

The `octave` package typesets musical pitch names with designations for the octave in either the Helmholtz system (letter name with subscript numeral for the octave, where middle C is `C4`), or the traditional system with upper- and lowercase letters and prime symbols, where middle C is `c'`.

Using this package, authors can just write `\pitch{C}{4}` and then by calling a package option (`number` or `prime`), can render all the pitch names in either system. The system can also be changed mid-document.

This material is subject to the current version of the Project Public License. The author and maintainer is Andrew A. Cashner, `andrewacashner@gmail.com`.

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## octave – Typeset musical pitches with octave designations

This package package typesets musical pitch names with designation for the octave in either the Helmholtz system (with octave numbers), or the traditional system (with prime symbols). Authors can just write \pitch{C}{4} and the pitches will be rendered correctly depending on which package option was selected. The system can also be changed mid-document.

 Package octave Repository https://bitbucket.org/andrewacashner/octave Version 2017-10-31 Licenses The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3 Copyright 2017 Andrew A. Cashner Maintainer Andrew A. Cashner Contained in TeX Live as octaveMiKTeX as octave Topics Music