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solfège

(sôlfĕzh`) [Fr.] or

solfeggio

(sōlfĕd`jō) [Ital.], in music, systems of vocal exercises employing the solmization syllables of Guido d'Arezzo (ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la). Solfège has the dual purpose of vocalization and practice in sight reading. The term has often been used loosely to cover training in the various fundamentals of music.
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Abraham first started with a number of very easy songs which were learned by singing melodic lines using Solfege syllables.
The 1801 publication is particularly important because it introduced the shape-note system of solfege notation into American psalmody.
Il s'initia au violon et au solfege sous la direction d'un professeur italien Nicola Bonura dans le Tunis cosmopolite dont il devoile les multiples facettes.
Whereas all three depend on the performer's knowledge of theory, solfege and analysis, and instrumental ability, each requires a different amount of time to master for every new piece; that amount of time will become progressively shorter if the performer always engages all three types of memory.
Si l'etudiant choisissait la musique, qui se trouvait au sein de l'option des arts, le curriculum incluait la theorie, l'harmonie de base, le contrepoint de base, le solfege et dictee, la lecture a vue, l'histoire et l'analyse de base.
For example, in the case of Membertou's Song (which appears as solfege syllables in a passage of text), I wonder why the original bibliographic source, Marc Lescarbot's Histoire de la Nouvelle-France (3d ed.
Il apprend le solfege avec sa grand-mere qui est professeur de piano et debute la guitare a dix ans.
Commence alors le veritable apprentissage avec les lecons de solfege prodiguees par son premier professeur en la matiere : maEtre Ahmed Boudaroua.
YOLA at HOLA students participate in 15 hours per week of ensemble instruction, musicianship, singing and solfege, as well as targeted academic tutoring.
These duos enjoyed a remarkable and enduring popularity among musicians of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, prized as much for their beauty as for their utility as models for the practice of solfege and the study of counterpoint.
S'agissant de la preservation du patrimoine musical algerien, Hamdi Benani a appele les jeunes artistes a [beaucoup moins que]apprendre le solfege[beaucoup plus grand que] et a [beaucoup moins que]fixer le patrimoine musical en solfege afin de le preserver[beaucoup plus grand que], car, deplore-t-il, [beaucoup moins que]il y a beaucoup de ksaid (poemes) dont il ne reste que les paroles, la musique ayant ete perdue faute d'avoir ete transcrite[beaucoup plus grand que].
In the French system of her time, children had to start with solfege classes (a mixture of music theory and ear training), where they would learn to read notes away from the instrument.