Meaning of A CAPPELLA in English


I. adverb

also a ca·pel·la ˌäkəˈpelə, ˌȧ-

Etymology: Italian a cappella in chapel or choir style

1. : in a style marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment

sing a cappella

2. obsolete : in alla breve time

II. adjective

also a capella | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷

1. : unaccompanied by instruments : marked by or specializing in unaccompanied singing

an a cappella choir

2. obsolete : alla breve

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