Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Sirens/278

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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.

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  1. Gifford (1988) 310.
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