Sol-fa Definition

sōl-fä
sol-fa
noun
The syllables do (formerly ut), re, mi, fa, sol (or so), la, ti (or si), do (or ut), used to represent the tones of a scale, regardless of its key.
Webster's New World
The use of these syllables, as in vocal exercises; solfeggio.
Webster's New World

Alternative form of sol-fa.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • fa
  • bobization
verb
To use the sol-fa syllables or sing using these syllables.
American Heritage
To sing (a scale, phrase, or song) to the sol-fa syllables.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Sol-fa

  • Italian solfa from Medieval Latin sol note of the scale gamut fa note of the scale gamut

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From sol and fa, two of the sung syllables.

    From Wiktionary

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