da capo


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da ca·po

 (dä kä′pō)
adv. Abbr. DC Music
From the beginning. Used as a direction to repeat a passage.

[Italian : da, from + capo, head.]

da capo

(dɑː ˈkɑːpəʊ)
adj, adv
(Classical Music) music to be repeated (in whole or part) from the beginning
Abbreviation: DC
[C18: from Italian, literally: from the head]

da ca•po

(dɑ ˈkɑ poʊ)
adv., adj.
repeated from the beginning (used as a musical direction).
[1715–25; < Italian: literally, from the head]

da capo

repeat from beginning
Translations

da capo

adv (Mus) → da capo, noch einmal
References in classic literature ?
The man who insatiably cries da capo to himself and to the whole of his mise-en-scene, must be in a position to desire every incident in his life to be repeated, not once, but again and again eternally.
Hereupon a glorious shouting, a rapping, a jingling, a clattering, and a shouting, with plentiful da capo, pleasanter than a strain of sublimest music in the ears that receive such a tribute for the first time.
The music is dull, too, with many da capo arias and little variation.
The company comprises nine imprints, including Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Basic Civitas, Da Capo Press, Da Capo Lifelong Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press, plus partnerships with The Economist, The Nation Institute, Participant Media, and The Weinstein Co.
Perseus comprises nine imprints: Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Basic Civitas, Da Capo Press, Da Capo Lifelong Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press, plus partnerships with The Economist, The Nation Institute, Participant Media, and The Weinstein Company.
Perseus is comprised of nine imprints: Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Basic Civitas, Da Capo Press, Da Capo Lifelong Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press.
Da Capo is the place people either rave about and recommend to their friends or have no clue where it is - and I fell into the latter category.
da Capo Brass; Luke Boudreault, Steve Sutton, trumpets; Mary Pritchett Boudreault, horn; Paul Pietrowski, trombone; Brent Harvey, tuba.