Category Archives for Solfege

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

My son requested this song, so I’m sharing it with you.  It was designed to use with the Movable “Do” Piano Insert We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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The Solfege Train

This product will be part of a new membership site as I relaunch my website.  Please check out our Kickstarter Campaign. “The Solfege Train is an e-product with more than 150 pages of printable materials and a 48 page instructional e-book, all in pdf format.  CD Data disk coming soon.  Here is a video tour […]

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Movable “Do” vs Fixed “Do”

(and why I like Movable “Do” better)  Before I dig into the debate of “Movable” vs “Fixed” solfege, let’s address the elephant in the room. Um, what is solfege? “Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti, Do”.  They are names given to the notes in the scale.  In many countries, these are the names of […]

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Little Musician Review

Little Musician is available at www.brillkids.com  Get 10% off with affiliate coupon code BKAFF13180 Little Musician is a new software-based curriculum designed to give babies through preschoolers a foundational understanding of music. A little back story A few years ago, I remember reading this excerpt from Glenn Doman’s “How to give your Baby Encyclopedic Knowledge” […]

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Singing Solfege lesson one

Here is an introductory video to singing solfege with the Curwen hand signs.  This video outlines So, Mi, and La.  Why do I start with these notes?  Why not start with ‘Do’?  Well, these three notes are the easiest notes for children to sing.  Think of “Ring around the Rosies”, or the taunting melody sung […]

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