from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music, in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a general term for the various methods of naming the tones of the scale (for convenience of reference and accuracy of singing) by syllables. See solmization, bebization, bocedization, damenization, labecedization.


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  • An obsolete Flemish system of recording musical notes with syllables.

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