solfege

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n solfege a voice exercise; singing scales or runs to the same syllable
    • n solfege singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major
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Usage

In literature:

Both the French Solfege method and the English Tonic Sol-fa system prove the advantage of rudimentary training in classes.
"For Every Music Lover" by Aubertine Woodward Moore
The solfege lessons are chiefly for ear-training and practical harmony.
"The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze" by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze
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In news:

The Monteverdi Consort performs spiritual music in which the solfege syllables - do re mi - play a structural and often symbolic role.
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