[dah kah-poh; Italian dah kah-paw]
- repeated from the beginning (used as a musical direction).
- a section of music that is to be repeated from the beginning.
Origin of da capo
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- music to be repeated (in whole or part) from the beginning
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Word Origin for da capo
C18: from Italian, literally: from the head
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