(especially as a direction) in a way that repeats from the point marked by a sign.Compare with da capo‘I would like to play dal segno here’
- ‘Though Handel economizes with a dal segno instead of a da capo, the aria is only six bars shorter than in Agrippina, 159 bars against 165.’
Repeated from the point marked by a sign.
- ‘the first movement has a dal segno repeat of the opening ritornello’
Italian, ‘from the sign’.
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