Vocalise meaning

vōkə-lēz
An exercise, composition, or arrangement in which a performer sings solmization syllables or other meaningless vocal sounds rather than a text.
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A singing exercise using sol-fa syllables or other vowel sounds.
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A vocal composition or passage using vowel sounds instead of words.
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Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of vocalize.
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A vocal exercise performed by singing one or more vowels without actually forming any words.
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Origin of vocalise

  • French from vocaliser to vocalize from vocal vocal from Old French vocal

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

  • From vocal +"Ž -ise

    From Wiktionary

  • From French.

    From Wiktionary