tonic solfa


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Noun1.tonic solfa - a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, titonic solfa - a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti
solmisation, solmization - a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters
solfa syllable - one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
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The main components include solfa (invented in Italy), tonic solfa (England) and rhythm/time syllables (France).
of Stellenbosch, South Africa) presents a South African approach to learning about staff notation and music theory for music students and adult learners educated in the tonic solfa system, which is used in introductory chapters to relate solfA[umlaut]ge sounds to staff notation concepts ranging from rhythm to melody, harmony, modes, and musical forms.
There is so much music in your house, it contracts In my mind to a musical box with room enough For the old woman who ran a kindergarten In this kitchen - simple addition, tonic solfa - And for the man who kept canaries under the roof.