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Level 1 Flute Fluency. Solfeggietto 1

Updated: Jul 17, 2021

The word solfegietto means a little exercise or study. The most famous use of this word is in a keyboard piece by C.P.E. Bach. It is from the 18th century Italian word solfeggiare which, according to Collins Dictionary (Online) means as follows. (Links left in for access to the source)

Word forms: plural-feggi (-ˈfɛdʒiː), -feggios or -fègesmusic

1. a voice exercise in which runs, scales, etc, are sung to the same syllable or syllables

2. solmization, esp the French or Italian system, in which the names correspond to the notes of the scale of C major

Therefore this first set of three small exercises for flute use this name.


Chris Caton-Greasley LLCM(TD) MA (Mus)(Open)

Ethnographic Musicologist, Teacher, Researcher

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