solfège

noun sol·fège \ säl-ˈfezh \

Definition of solfège

1 : the application of the sol-fa syllables to a musical scale or to a melody
2 : a singing exercise especially using sol-fa syllables; also : practice in sight-reading vocal music using the sol-fa syllables

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Origin and Etymology of solfège

French, from Italian solfeggio


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