Definition of fixed-do in English:


Syllabification: fixed-do
Pronunciation: /ˈfikstˌdō
(British fixed-doh)


[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.
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    • 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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