Definition of da capo in English:

Share this entry

da capo

Pronunciation: /dä ˈkäpō/ Pronunciation: /də ˈkäpō/
Music

adverb

(Especially as a direction) repeat from the beginning. Compare with dal segno.

adjective

[attributive]
Including the repetition of a passage at the beginning: da capo arias

Origin

Italian, literally 'from the head'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: da ca·po

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.