Definition of sol-fa in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒlfɑː


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)

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Sing a tune 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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