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|Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Italian term or phrase: capo|
|" da capo" in a piece of sheetmusic. What does capo literally mean? "the head"?|
"capo" means head, but figuratively means beginning (the beginning of something)
ex: in Italian you say "capo d'anno" which means the beginning of the year (the first day of the year), so "da capo" means: to the beginning of ...
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repeat from the beginning
"Da capo" is a musical term directing the performer to repeat a phrase or to return to the beginning of the piece.
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