These terms are also often applied to classes in sight-singing which use the sol-fa syllables.
First of all, sol-fa the melody a few times in a full mezzo-voce.
Miss Glover was the author of the sol-fa notation, from which sprang the tonic sol-fa system.
In every difficulty as to key relationship the sol-fa makes matters clear.
Give the hand sign for this note, according to the sol-fa plan, and tell the children that the note is called doh.
The boys can all read from the sol-fa modulator, and Mr. Breden gives them ear-tests.
They sing to la and sol-fa syllables scales gradually rising.
Here is a pun on 'wring' and 'ring'; and 'sol-fa' is used as an equivalent for 'sing.'
Many teachers in the old days composed sol-fa exercises and vocalises for their own use.
To those who are not accustomed to the sol-fa notation it appears at first sight a useless encumbrance.
"syllables used in solmization taken collectively," 1540s, from Italian, from Medieval Latin sol and fa, two notes of the musical scale (see gamut). As a verb from 1560s; cf. solfeggio "use the sol-fa system" (1774), from Italian solfeggiare.