Solfege To Seven Popular Songs

Solfege is a useful tool that is used to help people understand the fundamentals of music. It uses specific solfege syllables to signify pitches and also helps in reading and understanding the sound of music in a very simple way. The solfege syllable is commonly “Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, and ti” respectively, or fixed-do system where each of the Sol-fa syllables is always assigned to a given note of the C major and its chromatic inflections.

The following are solfege to seven popular songs and their lyrics in case you are not sure so sure of the lyrics, it is carefully simplified in solfege syllables in order to make it easier to sing and to read.

 

SOLFEGE TO SEVEN POPULAR SONGS

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

“Happy birthday” is one of the songs that is popularly sung across the world. It is created by Kindergarten teachers, Patty and Mildred Hill in Kentucky for one of their students during a birthday celebration. This song is mostly sung in the English language and has remained a staple over the years to be sung on birthdays all over. It is played using C major specifically.

LYRICS

400;”>Happy birthday to you,

400;”>Happy birthday to you,

Happy birthday, happy birthday,

Happy birthday to you.

SOLFEGE IN DO RE MI

Happy birthday solfege syllables goes as follows:

Hap py   birth   day    to    you

Sol Sol   La      Sol    Do    Ti

 

Hap  py   birth   day    to   you

Sol   Sol    La      Sol    Re   Do

 

Hap   py  bith   day  hap  ppy

Sol    Sol Sol     Mi   Do    Ti

 

Birth   day   hap  py birth  day

La       Fa     Fa   Mi   Do     Re

 

To    you

Re    Do

SOLFEGE TO SEVEN POPULAR SONGS

MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB SOLFEGE

The 3 major notes that are used in this song are C major, D major, and E major 9( solfege: Do Re Mi only)

LYRICS

“Mary had a little lamb 

Little lamb, little lamb

400;”>Mary had a little lamb

Its fleece was white as snow”

SOLFEGE;

Ma ry had a lit tle lamb

Mi Re Do Re Mi Mi Mi

 

Lit tle lamb lit tle lamb

Re Re Re Mi Sol Sol

 

Ma ry had a lit tle lamb

Mi Re Do Re Mi Mi Mi

 

Its fleece was white as  snow

Re Re       Re   Mi    Re   Do

SOLFEGE TO SEVEN POPULAR SONGS

CAN’T STOP THE FEELING 

Can’t stop the feeling is still one of the songs that most students still know due to the direct relationship with Trolls movie. This song is basically enjoyable and fun to do and also based on a minor scale.

LYRICS

I got that sunshine in my pocket;

Got that good song in my feet

I feel that hot blood in my body when it drops,

I can’t take my eyes up off it, moving phenomenally

You gon like the way we rock it, 

So don’t stop.

SOLFEGE

Got   that  sun  shine in  my  poc  ket

Sol    La    Do    La    Do  La   Do   La

 

I     Got that good song in   my feet

Sol  La   Do   La    Do    Do  Mi   Sol

 

Got  t   his  fee   ling in my bo  dy

Mi   Mi   mi

ALL-STAR 

All-star is also a  popular song because it is presented in the kid’s movie called Shrek, and it’s status as a consistent “meme”. Most children would love to listen to it even though, it is an old song.

SOLFEGE IN DO RE MI

Some bo   dy once told me the world was gon na roll me

do     sol   mi  mi    re   do   do  fa     mi    mi  re  re  do

 

I   ain’t the sharp est tool in the shed she was   look  ing

do sol   mi   mi     re   re  do do   la    sol   sol    mi    mi

 

Kind of dumb with her fin ger and her thumb in the shape

mi    re   re     do  do   fa  mi   mi  re   re      do  do sol

 

Of   an   L    on  her  for head

mi   mi   re  do  do    re   la

 

Hey   now you are an all   star

Mi      do   do   la   la  do  do

 

Get your game on go  play

Do   la     do    do  do  mi

 

Hey  now you are  a   rock star

mi    do    do   do  la   do   do

 

Get   the show on   get  paid

Do     la   do   do     do  mi

 

All  that glit  ters  is   gold

mi   sol  fa    mi    re   do

 

On  ly  shoo  ting  sta  rs

Do  do  re     do    mi   re

 

Break  the  mo   ld

Re      do    re    la

SOLFEGE TO SEVEN POPULAR SONGS

TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

Twinkle twinkle little star is a melodious and popular song, that is mostly sung by kindergarten children. It uses C major generally and uses only 6 notes which are DO, RE MI, FA, SOL, AND  LA.

The solfege still remains the same even if it is played using A major, D major,  C major, or G major and it is popularly sung right from the 19th century till date.

LYRICS

Twinkle twinkle little star.

How I wonder what you are,

Up above the world so high,

Like a diamond in the sky,

Twinkle twinkle little star,

How I wonder what you are.

SOLFEGE IN DO RE MI

Twin  kle  twin  kle  lit  tle star

Do    do    sol    sol  la  la  do

 

How  I   won  der what you are

Fa    fa    mi   mi   re     re   do

 

Up   a    bove the world so  high

Sol   sol  fa     fa    mi    mi  re

 

Like   a  dia  mond in   the  sky

Sol   sol  fa    fa     mi  mi   re

 

Twin kle twin  kle   lit   tle  star

Do    do  sol   sol    la   la   so

 

How  I   wo  der what you are

Fa     fa  mi   mi   re    re   do

SOLFEGE TO SEVEN POPULAR SONGS

BABY SHARK

Baby shark is also among the popular songs selected and it is usually sung for babies and children. The solfege is simple and precise to play.

LYRICS

Baby     shark doo doo doo doo doo doo doo

Mummy shark doo doo doo doo doo doo

SOLFEGE

Ba   by  shark doo doo doo  doo doo doo doo

Sol   la    do    do    do   do   do   do  do   do

 

Mum my shar doo doo doo doo doo doo doo

Do    re   fa     fa   fa    fa    fa   fa    fa   fa 

LIGHTLY ROW 

Lightly row is the last on the selected popular song, it is mostly played using C major and is also easy to play on a minor scale.

LYRICS

Lightly row lightly row,

O’er the shinning waves we go.

Smoothly glide, smoothly glide

On the silent tide.

SOLFEGE

Ligh  tly  row  ligh  tly row

Sol   mi   mi   mi    fa  re

 

O’  er  the shin ing waves we go

Do re  sol  sol  sol   mi     mi mi

 

Smooth ly   glide smooth   ly  glide

Do  mi  sol   sol   mi    mi   mi  re

 

On  the   si   lent tide

Do   mi   sol  mi   mi

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