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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A system of singing exercises using certain syllables.

Usage examples (10)
  • The last three lines quoted mention 'solfa' and 'fayne.'
  • She took no notice while he read by rote a solfa fable for her, plappering flatly: —
  • I know tonic solfa and the notes on a piano, on which I can play four Christmas carols from memory.
  • From about 1800, singing-school tunebooks bagan to be published in a four-shape system of shaped noteheads corresponding to the then current Elizabethan solfa solmization. for more
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