solmisation


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Synonyms for solmisation

a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters

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Known variously as solmisation, solfeggio or solfege, numerous systems have appeared over the centuries, all fashioned to meet specific needs or based on divergent theories.
As someone interested in the practise of solmisation, one of my favorite songs in the book is the pedagogical solmisation song, Est tonus sic.
Unlike the editions discussed so far, this performing score places all accidentals within the staff, making no distinction between flats and sharps that appear in one or more of the manuscript sources and inflections the editor believes were routinely applied by singers trained in the solmisation system and its late medieval expansion, musica ficta.