solmization


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Synonyms for solmization

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

singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major

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ndings: Balinese solmization syllables: ndeng, ndung, ndang, nding, ndong (in order corresponding with gamelan angklung pitches 1 through 5).
Part 1, "Guidonian Solmization in Music Theory and Practice," covers the history and development of Guido's ideas to the end of the trecento, reading the primary sources "as 'informants' on the basic questions of the nature and function(s) of Guido's hexachord as understood in the Middle Ages" (p.
12) begins with a progression to which the singers would have to imagine the hexachord sounds "fa mi" ("ut" being mentally placed on various different degrees), and that must in turn have made them think of the many times when that solmization had been used for setting "ahi," "ay me," or "ohime" in secular literature.
She has, however, overlooked both the purely pedagogical facet of the apologetics and the correlation between developments in church repertory and aspects of the evolution of solmization techniques in England, whether wholly domestic ones, foreign imports or some combination of the two.
Nevertheless, vocalization or solmization are certainly possibilities here.
Shape-note tunebooks of this period used seven rather than four shapes, being based on the do-re-mi solmization syllables.
She is not convinced that Waelrant was Protestant as Lowinsky suggested, and attributes the new solmization method bocedisatio not to Waelrant but to an `Anselmo fiammingo' and to David Mostaert, a schoolmaster and amateur musician in Antwerp who died c.
As well as the additions listed below, these partbooks contain other indications of use, including some barring, tails added to the first and last minims in syncopated passages, and solmization syllables (C2, sig.
While it is acknowledged that a number of anthologies of compositions, and other didactic works, have been published during the last hundred years, using a solmization system of melodic notation, the compositions current in oral tradition are regarded as more authoritative, and the notations as lacking essential information about ornamentation.
93 Gaffurio says that solmization syllables are not written in vocal music because they might be confused with the text, not that 'musicians hardly agree to assign and ascribe them to the diagram of consonances'), but the translation is generally accurate and has been carefully proof-read (more so than the footnotes of the introduction and the list of abbreviations).
The solmization syllables--ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la--derive from the first stanza of the plainchant hymn connected with the feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist: "Ut queant laxis resonare fibris, Mira gestorum famuli tuorum, Solve polluti labii reatum, Sancte Joannes" (Liber Usualis, p.
Triki's efforts to teach the recalcitrant shaykhs how to read the notations eventually led to the establishing of a separate music school whose curriculum included solmization, notation, history and theory of Arab music, and instrumental technique.
The staff and clefs are covered in just over two pages and a full-page example; solmization and mutation occupy seven pages of text and four and a half pages of examples; the transposition of clefs takes up little more than one page, including its example; the modes are allotted twelve pages of text, six and a half of tables and eight of examples; and the volume ends with four pages on the division of the monochord.
More generally, he is probably most useful for his lucid explanation of Guidonian solmization and mutation.
Berger combed through music theory texts for details about pitch, solmization, and counterpoint that might shed light on the problem of nonnotated accidentals.