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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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Influenced by both the Kodaly and Gordon methodologies, Conversational Solfege (CS) is a music literacy curriculum where students are asked to hear, perform, decode, and create music in the aural experience stage of the music literacy sequence (Feierabend, 2001).
"And so we discussed the connection between steps and skips on the xylophone with our solfege scale and had the students talk about our pentatonic scale, which is the standard in music for second and third graders and the diatonic scale for fourth and fifth graders, meaning the whole scale," Endicott explained.
The other course, teaching "solfege", will start on the 23 of Muharram, and will be provided by instructor Khalil Almuel.
The performer first sight-sings the solfege syllables to learn the pitches of a new piece before complicating matters by adding the text.
Gallica's rare, digitized photographs, such as one of young Africans learning solfege from missionaries and those made at the 1931 Colonial Exhibition in Paris, have also been useful.
Matheson asked those assembled to hum a different solfege syllable depending on what sort of connections people would have had with Judith, and after the resulting euphonious chord rang out in the hall, Tsou then had us take a moment of silence in memory of both of these individuals.
Solfege and sonority: teaching music reading in the choral music.
The Academy teaches Solfege with music theories, Harmony and the theories of the Arab music in addition to teaching to play the oud, the guitar, the piano, the zither and the flute as well as singing.
In the documentary Havana Girl Orchestra: The Anacaona Story, one can see the sisters talking about music and using solfege to indicate melodies to one another, clearly demonstrating their musical training and abilities.
Lemaire, the sole teacher in the music school, taught all subjects including solfege, harmony, counterpoint, piano and all brass and woodwind instruments.