Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Sirens/278


da capo     (Italian) from the beginning.[1] This musical term directs the performer to repeat a passage from the beginning. Bloom seems to be making the point that every trade has its own musical signature, which is then simply repeated ad nauseam.


  1. Gifford (1988) 310.
Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses
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