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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Solmization(0.00885 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Solmization.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables
instead of letters [syn: solmisation]
2: singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the
scale of C major [syn: solfege, solfeggio]
English → English (gcide)
Solmization \Sol`mi*za"tion\, n. [F. solmisation, fr. solmiser
to sol-fa; -- called from the musical notes sol, mi. See
The act of sol-faing. [Written also solmisation.]
Note: This art was practiced by the Greeks; but six of the
seven syllables now in use are generally attributed to
Guido d' Arezzo, an Italian monk of the eleventh
century, who is said to have taken them from the first
syllables of the first six lines of the following
stanza of a monkish hymn to St. John the Baptist.
Ut queant laxis
[1913 Webster] Professor Skeat says the name of the
seventh note, si, was also formed by him [Guido] from
the initials of the two words of the last line; but
this is disputed, Littr['e] attributing the first use
of it to Anselm of Flanders long afterwards. The
syllable do is often substituted for ut.