One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- short for tonic sol-fa
- ‘Parents are reported to be moving children to schools with better sol-fa teaching.’
- ‘Before attempting to sing the words of any song, we were required to work out our parts by singing over and over the proper sol-fa syllables.’
- ‘Tonic Sol-fa is thus a system of aural training, and, once beginners have become familiar with the sol-fa syllables, they should be able to pitch the notes of a simple diatonic tune.’
verbsol-faing, sol-faed, sol-fas[with object]
Sing using the sol-fa syllables.
- ‘In Buenos Aires he was named in the Musical Municipal Conservatory, 1930, teacher of theory and sol-faing.’
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