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a capriccio

[ ah kuh-pree-chee-oh; Italian ah kah-preet-chaw ]
/ ˌɑ kəˈpri tʃiˌoʊ; Italian ˌɑ kɑˈprit tʃɔ /
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adverb Music.
at whatever tempo or with whatever expression the performer wishes.
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Origin of a capriccio

<Italian: according to caprice
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