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fixed-do

Syllabification: fixed-do
Pronunciation: /fiks(t)ˈdō
 
/
(British fixed-doh)

Definition of fixed-do in English:

adjective

[attributive] Music
Denoting a system of solmization in which C is called “do,” D is called “re,” etc., irrespective of the key in which they occur. Compare with movable-do.
Example sentences
  • I find that the fixed-do solfege syllables work best for this.
  • Of the familiar tonal systems - the interval names, numbers, fixed-do, moveable-do with a do-based minor, and moveable-do with a la-based minor, the only one that is based on syntax is the moveable-do with a la-based minor.

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