Definition and background:
The syllables: Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, Do, and their association with specific pitches, especially in regard to the indication of intervals.See also Solfeggio. using syllables to represent the notes of the scale; the singer associates the syllable with a particular pitch and its context of whole steps and half steps. See hexachord. system of naming the degrees of the scales via syllables
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