[ dah kah-poh; Italian dah kah-paw ]
/ dɑ ˈkɑ poʊ; Italian dɑ ˈkɑ pɔ /
repeated from the beginning (used as a musical direction).
a section of music that is to be repeated from the beginning.
Poetic Foot Vs. Poetic MeterPoetry has a lot of moving parts. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re starting to explore poetic analysis. Poetic foot and meter are a great place to start.
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British Dictionary definitions for da capo
/ (dɑː ˈkɑːpəʊ) /
music to be repeated (in whole or part) from the beginning
See also fine 3
Word Origin for da capo
C18: from Italian, literally: from the head
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