nounpl. -·feg′gios or -·feg′gi
- voice practice in which scales are sung to the sol-fa syllables; solmization
- the use of these syllables in singing, esp. in reading a song, etc. at sight
Origin of solfeggioItalian from solfa: see sol-fa
nounpl. sol·feg·gi, or sol·feg·gios Music
- Use of the sol-fa syllables to note the tones of the scale; solmization.
- A singing exercise in which the sol-fa syllables are used instead of text.
Origin of solfeggioItalian from solfa sol-fa ; see sol-fa .
- (music) a method of sight singing music that uses the syllables do (originally ut), re, mi, fa, sol (so), la, and si (ti) to represent the pitches of the scale, most commonly the major scale. The fixed-do system uses do for C, and the movable-do system uses do for whatever key the melody uses (thus B is do if the piece is in the key of B).