By Richard Rodgers
“Do Re Mi” is one of the most popular songs of the musical The Sound of Music (1959) by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
In the plot, Maria, played by Julie Andrews. sings some songs to the kids on the guitar and teaches them the notes of the major scale. Every syllable of the solfège corresponds to an English word that sounds the same (homophone), which is sung at that specific pitch.
The pairs of music notes and words is the following:
DO – Doe: a deer, a female deer, alludes to the first solfège syllable,
RE – Ray: a drop of golden sun, alludes to the second solfège syllable
MI – Me: a name I call myself [i.e., the objective first-person pronoun], alludes to the third solfège syllable
FA – Far: a long long way to run, alludes to the fourth solfège syllable
SOL – Sew: [the verb form] a needle pulling thread, alludes to the fifth solfège syllable
LA – La: a note to follow so[l] and represents the sixth solfège syllable
TI (SI) – Tea: a drink with jam and bread, alludes to the seventh solfège syllable
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