Definition of Solmization

1. Noun. A system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters.

Exact synonyms: Solmisation
Generic synonyms: Musical Notation
Specialized synonyms: Solfa, Tonic Solfa
Derivative terms: Solmizate, Solmizate



2. Noun. Singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major.
Exact synonyms: Solfege, Solfeggio
Generic synonyms: Singing, Vocalizing
Derivative terms: Solmizate, Solmizate

Definition of Solmization

1. n. The act of sol-faing.

Definition of Solmization

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of solmisation) ¹

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Definition of Solmization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solmization

solitudinous
solitudinously
solivagant
solive
solives
sollar
sollars
sollein
soller
solleret
sollerets
sollers
solly
solmisation
solmizate
solmization (current term)
solmizations
soln
solo
solo album
solo albums
solo blast
solo concert
solo homer
soloed
soloes
soloing
soloism
soloisms
soloist

Literary usage of Solmization

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1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"To him also is attributed the invention bf "solmization." which is the naming of the notes of each hexachord by the syllables, ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la. ..."

2. Elements & Notation of Music by James Matthew McLaughlin (1902)
"Chapter XIV solmization 329. " solmization is the act, process, or result of using certain syllables to name or represent the tones of the scale, ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"solmization, in singing, the application to the seven notes of the musical scale of the syllables ut (or do), re, mi, fit,, sol, la, «, to enable the singer ..."

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