Definition of a cappella in English:

a cappella

Translate a cappella into Spanish

adverb

(also alla cappella)
  • Without instrumental accompaniment.

    • ‘the trio usually performs a cappella’

Pronunciation

a cappella

/ä kəˈpelə/ /ɑ kəˈpɛlə/ /a kəˈpelə/ /æ kəˈpɛlə/

adjective

(also alla cappella)
  • (especially of choral music) sung without instrumental accompaniment.

    ‘an a cappella Mass’
    • ‘We'll prepare a few songs that we can do a cappella.’

Pronunciation

a cappella

/ä kəˈpelə/ /ɑ kəˈpɛlə/ /a kəˈpelə/ /æ kəˈpɛlə/

Origin

Italian, literally ‘in chapel style’.