aria da capo
[ahr-ee-uh duh kah-poh]
noun, plural arias da capo.
an operatic aria in three sections with the first and third sections alike and the middle section contrasting.
Origin of aria da capo
< Italian: literally, air from the head, i.e., beginning
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