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soh

Saltos de línea: soh
Pronunciación: /səʊ
 
/
(also so or sol)

Definición de soh en inglés:

sustantivo

Music
1(In tonic sol-fa) the fifth note of a major scale.
Example sentences
  • In Ex. 2 the fourth note, soh of D major, becomes the new doh, of A major, and is therefore given both names (sung as s'doh).
  • Lully was famous for his composition of extended passacailles, pieces based on the ostinato repetition of repeating bass line, usually on a four-bar, stepwise descending bass line, the minor mode tetrachord from do to sol.
  • Tonic sol-fa was taught as his school and, by eighth grade, he had learned to snap doh, mi, sol doh (a four note major chord) and performed this musical trick at a school concert.
1.1The note G in the fixed-doh system.
Example sentences
  • The so-called major scale consists of seven notes, which nowadays are designated by the letters C, D, E, F, G, A, and B, or sounded out as do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, and ti.

Origen

Middle English sol: representing (as an arbitrary name for the note) the first syllable of solve, taken from a Latin hymn (see solmization).

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