: the application of the sol-fa syllables to a musical scale or to a melody
: a singing exercise especially using sol-fa syllables
also : practice in sight-reading vocal music using the sol-fa syllables
Recent Examples on the Web The thing that ultimately brings this group together is solfege. —Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, 27 Apr. 2018
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