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a cap·pel·la(ä′ kə-pĕl′ə)
Without instrumental accompaniment.
[Italian : a, in the manner of + cappella, chapel, choir.]
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(Classical Music) music without instrumental accompaniment
[Italian: literally, according to (the style of the) chapel]
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a cap•pel•la(ˌɑ kəˈpɛl ə)
without instrumental accompaniment.
[1875–80; < Italian: in the manner of a chapel (choir)]
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|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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adv sing → a cappella
adj → A-cappella- attr inv
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