Translation of recapitulation in Spanish:

recapitulation

recapitulación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌrikəˌpɪtʃəˈleɪʃ(ə)n//ˌriːkəpɪtjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1formal

    (summing up)
    recapitulación feminine
    resumen masculine
    • The following, then, is less a straight recapitulation of plot and character than it is an introduction to the basic discourses at work in one of Rivette's most important films.
    • Here's a year-by-year recapitulation of the last nine contests.
    • This book will be most useful as a bibliographic resource for those approaching the topic for the first time, and as a thorough recapitulation of the key positions on central research interests on the question of physical attractiveness.
    • For those who have forgotten, here is a recapitulation of the crime.
    • This essay, like much of the book, is derivative, little more than a recapitulation of facts better explored by literary scholars.
    • To make matters worse, he never provided indexes to his books, and gives no summaries, recapitulations of points, nor linguistic ‘signposts’ to aid the unwitting reader.
    • Chapter 5 presents my theory, which avoids the recapitulation of Western gender roles and heterosexism inherent in many theories of attraction like Bem's.
    • All novels after the first in a series have to tread a line between standing alone and catering for the faithful reader who will be irritated by constant recapitulations.
    • The events, though recent, do need a brief recapitulation.
    • The work in which he summarizes his perspective, is a recapitulation of various articles published earlier, but here we see much more cohesion.
    • I didn't fully understand the reason and don't remember enough of it to give a coherent recapitulation… but it had something to do with a New York state law back then that gave certain tax advantages to small businesses.
    • The candidate concluded his recitation with an abbreviated recapitulation of the subdivisions of the five principal topics.
    • Even casual readers may benefit from the sectional summaries or recapitulations in the book.
    • Frank Brennan draws his lecture to a close with a recapitulation of his main points.
    • This report is a concise recapitulation of events throughout the entire day.
    • As the theologian Robert Farrar Capon so astutely recognized, the entire argument of Ephesians in the first chapter is what is called a recapitulation.
    • Some of the material will be familiar to readers who have kept up with this debate, but this volume is by no means a recapitulation of debates now worn threadbare by constant worrying.
    • In the Appendices we include a brief recapitulation of the methods used for these measurements.
    • Thelen's concluding chapter is not merely a recapitulation of her findings but rather provides important new insights on her topics, especially the broader issues of institutional evolution.
    • The editorial begins with a recapitulation of the basic argument marshaled by the Bush administration regarding his past actions while on the board of directors of Harken Energy.
  • 2

    Music
    repetición feminine
    • In Sonata 10 in D Major, one of the six sonatas with full recapitulations, the lyrical second theme in the dominant minor provides a marked contrast to the assertive principal one.
    • A very similar effect occurs at the start of the recapitulation.
    • Again, Mendelssohn saw the concerto form as a field for experiment and his idea of continuing the soloist's cadenza figuration in the first movement over the recapitulation in the orchestra was later hailed by Ravel as a masterstroke.
    • In the first movement, after the first statement in the exposition, there is a passage of five block chords that crops up again a few minutes later in the recapitulation with a shift in the harmonization at the end.
    • After the second climax, the music slows with a recapitulation of the opening theme and then fades to nothing.