aria da capo

noun aria da ca·po \ˈärēədəˈkä(ˌ)pō\

Definition of aria da capo


arias da capo

\-ēəzd-\ also

arie da capo

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of aria da capo

Italian, air from the beginning

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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