Origin of coda
Examples from the Web for coda
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven't seen season five episode eight of The Walking Dead, “Coda”Norman Reedus on Motorcycles, Multitasking, And That Mid-Season Finale: “This Was A Rough One”|Oliver Jones|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The scene serves as the coda to The Last of the Unjust, and it ranks as one of the most splendid closing sequences in cinema.Confessions of a Death Camp Collaborator: Claude Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’|Jimmy So|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then the joke in the last verse of watching Walter Cronkite deliver the coda.Overrated/Underrated: I Do/Don't Believe in Zimmerman|Michael Tomasky|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It has also, sadly, turned out to be the coda for its director's career.
The film, opening on December 17, has turned out to be a coda to the man's incarceration.
Finally, a new and important climax is introduced in the coda by the opposition of the two chief subjects.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
He tapped for the coda with the touch of a king knighting an illustrious subject.Nights in London|Thomas Burke
The rest of the Coda is a scene of jubilation with ever more life and light.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
One of his largest works is a concert waltz, "Mi-Carême," for two pianos, with elaborate and extended introduction and coda.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
The remaining twenty-two bars give the first section in condensed form: first and second subjects and coda.The Pianoforte Sonata|J.S. Shedlock
British Dictionary definitions for coda
Word Origin for coda
Word Origin and History for coda
"concluding passage in a musical composition," 1753, from Latin cauda "tail of an animal."
Culture definitions for coda
An ending to a piece of music, standing outside the formal structure of the piece. Coda is the Italian word for “tail.”