Definition of sol-fa in English:

sol-fa

Syllabification: sol-fa
Pronunciation: /ˌsōl ˈfä
 
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noun

  • short for tonic sol-fa.
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    • Tonic Sol-fa is thus a system of aural training, and, once beginners have become familiar with the sol-fa syllables, they should be able to pitch the notes of a simple diatonic tune.
    • Parents are reported to be moving children to schools with better sol-fa teaching.
    • Before attempting to sing the words of any song, we were required to work out our parts by singing over and over the proper sol-fa syllables.

verb (sol-fas, sol-faing, sol-faed /-ˈfäd/)

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  • Sing using the sol-fa syllables.
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    • In Buenos Aires he was named in the Musical Municipal Conservatory, 1930, teacher of theory and sol-faing.

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