a rovescio

a ro·​ve·​scio | \ ˌärōˈve(ˌ)shō, -eshēˌō\
variants: or less commonly al rovescio \ ˌälr-​ \

Definition of a rovescio

: in contrary motion used as a direction in music indicating imitation by reversion or by inversion

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History and Etymology for a rovescio

Italian, upside down, backwards

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