Sol-fa meaning

sōl-fä
To use the sol-fa syllables or sing using these syllables.
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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.
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The use of these syllables, as in vocal exercises; solfeggio.
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To sing (a scale, phrase, or song) to the sol-fa syllables.
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Alternative form of sol-fa.
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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).
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The set of syllables do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, and ti, used to represent the tones of the scale.
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Use of these syllables.
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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