fasola

noun fa·so·la \¦fäˌsōˈlä\

Definition of fasola

plural

-s

  1. :  a system of solmization used in England and America in the 17th and 18th centuries using of the original six Guidonian syllables only the four fa, sol, la, and mi and often used in conjunction with the shape-note system of musical notation

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Origin and Etymology of fasola

fa + so + la


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