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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.]
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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]
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da ca•po

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

repeat from beginning
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Translations

da capo

adv (Mus) → da capo, noch einmal
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I'm Allegro da Capo, a very famous man; Just find another, high or low, to match me if you can.
Da Capo is certainly a strange person--isn't he?--and p'r'aps he's the only one of his kind in all the world."
In the last verse of the first paragraph, however, after hailing his deepest thought, he cries: "Disgust, disgust, disgust!" We know Nietzsche's ideal man was that "world-approving, exuberant, and vivacious creature, who has not only learnt to compromise and arrange with that which was and is, but wishes to have it again, AS IT WAS AND IS, for all eternity insatiably calling out da capo, not only to himself, but to the whole piece and play" (see Note on Chapter XLII.).
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 three day event is back for the 11th year with 3 music stages and performances from major stars like Kwesta, A-Reece, Boity, Moozlie, Zakes Bantwini, Da Capo, Sho Madjozi and many more.
On Saturday May 4 at 5:00 pm, Da Capo Music Studio in Elburn will host a solo recital to raise money for the Kaneland Harter Middle School Band Program.
1-2 Heurtevent, 6 Touch JAISALMER (10-10) Feb 15 Fontwell 2m11/2f Hdl JAISALMER (11-5, Nico de Boinville) made virtually narrowly headed briefly after last, kept on strongly Andrew Glassonbury SOUTHWELL Sunday GARRY OWEN NEWSBOY 2.05 POPPY MAY 2.35 HAATS OFF MAJESTIC APPEAL 3.05 TEARDROP ISLAND MAJOR PEIRSON 3.35 THE RESDEV WAY THE RESDEV WAY 4.10 SEASEARCH SEASEARCH 4.45 MUJASSAM 5.20 SHELNEVERWALKALONE DA CAPO DANDY (NAP) NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE: DA CAPO DANDY (NAP) & THE RESDEV WAY over a mile and middle favoured over GARRY OWEN 2.05 POPPY MAY 2.35 HAATS OFF 3.05 TEARDROP ISLAND 4.45 Chasing
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 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.