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  • His self-conceit had taken a stand upon solfeggi; he began by admiring his appearance while he sang, passed thence to talking about music, and finally to talking of nothing else.

    Two Poets

  • His self-conceit had taken a stand upon solfeggi; he began by admiring his appearance while he sang, passed thence to talking about music, and finally to talking of nothing else.

    Two Poets

  • In the meantime I shall nurse the feeble remnants of my voice in every way, and during the last weeks before your arrival I shall try a few solfeggi, in order to restore the overstrained and badly treated instrument to a tolerable condition.

    Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt

  • At the age of four he was instructed in his solfeggi by his father, who was a professor of music, and three years later he began to take lessons on the violin and piano.

    The Great Italian and French Composers

  • In the meantime I shall nurse the feeble remnants of my voice in every way, and during the last weeks before your arrival I shall try a few solfeggi, in order to restore the overstrained and badly treated instrument to

    Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt — Volume 2

  • When occupied with some difficult problem, or even a train of thought which deeply interested her, she lost all consciousness of what went on around her, and became so entirely absorbed that any amount of talking, or even practising scales and _solfeggi_, went on without in the least disturbing her.

    Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville

  • His self-conceit had taken a stand upon solfeggi; he began by admiring his appearance while he sang, passed thence to talking about music, and finally to talking of nothing else.

    Lost Illusions

  • His self-conceit had taken a stand upon solfeggi; he began by admiring his appearance while he sang, passed thence to talking about music, and finally to talking of nothing else.

    Two Poets

  • There was the regular drilling for the church services, to be sure: solfeggi and psalms, psalms and solfeggi ” always apt to degenerate, under a pedant, into the dreariest of mechanical routine.

    Joseph Haydn

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