fixed-do system

noun
variants: or less commonly fixed-doh system \ ˈfiks(t)ˈdō-​ \

Definition of fixed-do system

: a system of solfège in which each of the sol-fa syllables is always assigned to a given note of the C-major scale and its chromatic inflections (such as do for C, C-sharp, and C-flat) — compare movable-do system

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First Known Use of fixed-do system

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Fixed-do system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fixed-do%20system. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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