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da capo

Syllabification: da ca·po
Pronunciation: /dä ˈkäpō
 
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Definition of da capo in English:

adverb

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

adjective

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

Origin

Italian, literally 'from the head'.

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