aria da capo

aria da ca·​po | \ ˈärēədəˈkä(ˌ)pō \
plural arias da capo\ -​ēəzd-​ \ also arie da capo\ -​ēˌād-​ \

Definition of aria da capo

: an aria in 3-part musical form comprising a theme, a secondary contrasting part, and a repetition of the first part

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History and Etymology for aria da capo

Italian, air from the beginning

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“Aria da capo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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