Synonyms and Antonyms for recapitulation

1. recapitulation (n.)

(music) the repetition of themes introduced earlier (especially when one is composing the final part of a movement)


2. recapitulation (n.)

emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species

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3. recapitulation (n.)

a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion


4. recapitulation (n.)

(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated