tonic sol-fa

noun

Definition of tonic sol-fa

: a system of solmization based on key relationships that replaces the normal notation with sol-fa syllables or their initials

First Known Use of tonic sol-fa

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Tonic sol-fa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tonic%20sol-fa. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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