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a cap·pel·la

 (ä′ kə-pĕl′ə)
adv. Music
Without instrumental accompaniment.

[Italian : a, in the manner of + cappella, chapel, choir.]

a cappella


a capella

adj, adv
(Classical Music) music without instrumental accompaniment
[Italian: literally, according to (the style of the) chapel]

a cap•pel•la

(ˌɑ kəˈpɛl ə)
adv., adj.
without instrumental accompaniment.
[1875–80; < Italian: in the manner of a chapel (choir)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.a cappella - sung without instrumental accompaniment; "they sang an a cappella Mass"
unaccompanied - playing or singing without accompaniment; "the soloist sang unaccompanied"
Adv.1.a cappella - without musical accompaniment; "they performed a cappella"
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