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Not sure what you're question's asking, but transposing music is taking an existing piece of music in one key and putting it into another key note for note. So it would be the same melody in a different key.

The effect of sounding a melody an octave lower would be to make it "deeper" sounding. Going from the sound of a woman's voice to a man's voice would be the most obvious example. On a keyboard, moving to the left 7 white notes would make the sound an octave lower. The sound of a 'cello is approximately and octave lower than a viola. The sound of a double bass is approximately an octave lower than a 'cello. The sound of a tuba is approximately an octave lower than a tenor Trombone. The sound of a Flute is approimately an octave lower than a piccolo. Lower sounds tend to be less brilliant to our ear and more mellow than higher sounds generally.

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