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proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) from the word cadence, taken to use in the 2000s.

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noun 
  1. (music) A chord progression that comes at the closing of a musical phrase.
  2. (context, speech) A fall in inflection of a speaker"s voice, such as at the end of a sentence.
  3. (dance) A dance move which ends a phrase. (For example, the in a galliard step refers to the final leap in a cinquepace sequence.)
  4. (fencing) The rhythm and sequence of a series of actions.
  5. (context, running) The number of steps per minute, around 180 to 200 for many successful distance runners.
  6. (cycling) The number of revolutions per minute of the cranks or pedals of a bicycle.
  7. (military) A chant that is sung by military personnel while running or marching; a jody call.
; Types of cadence (i, music)
  • perfect cadence / authentic cadence / closed cadence / standard cadence: â¤"â 
  • perfect authentic cadence all chords in root position.
  • imperfect authentic cadence inverted chords or ⤠replaced with â¦, but still ends on â  (tonic)
  • imperfect cadence / half cadence / open cadence: ending on â¤, dominant
  • phrygian cadence / phrygian half cadence: â£â­"⤠(subdominant first inversion - dominant)
  • plagal cadence / amen cadence: â£"â  used in hymns.
  • interrupted cadence / deceptive cadence: anything to ⥠(submediant), this chord changes the tonality, causing an interruptive effect.
  • clausula: medieval dyadic cadence, requiring two parts in contrary motion.
  • Andalusian cadence: common to Flamenco music.
Etymology: From (term, cadence, lang=fr).


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