Sing Using Solfege

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You're watching VisiHow. This is a video tutorial series on singing. In this tutorial, I will show you how to sing in solfège (solfeggio).

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    Please see our video in this series to gain a greater understanding about solfeggio and its place in music
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    Solfeggio notes are do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, and do again. Each word in solfeggio is tied to a particular note in music. It's a musical language: C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. Now, let's practice three different types of solfeggio. We will sing the C major scale for one octave and one note (from C to C): do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, and do.
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    We will also sing an arpeggio
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    An arpeggio is notes of a chord. Let's take do, mi, sol, do, sol, mi, do. In addition, we will sing from C (step 1 in the scale) to G (step 5 in the scale), or do, re, mi, fa, sol, fa, mi, re, and do.
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    Before we begin, please remember to practice support from the diaphragm (which is a foundation of singing) and proper breathing techniques that we have discussed in other tutorials (tutorial 1; tutorial 2; tutorial 3)
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    Remember to have the correct posture, sustained airflow, and good muscle support to create a strong foundation for your singing. So, by creating good breath, let's sing the scale from C to C and backwards, sing arpeggio, forward and backwards, and sing from do (scale step 1) to sol (scale step 5). Remember the posture, support, and breathing.
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Please make sure to view our next tutorial on how to use your diaphragm correctly. This has been a tutorial about how to sing using solfège. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

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