- (given name, female) from the word cadence, taken to use in the 2000s.
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; Types of cadence (i, music)
- (music) A chord progression that comes at the closing of a musical phrase.
- (context, speech) A fall in inflection of a speaker"s voice, such as at the end of a sentence.
- (dance) A dance move which ends a phrase. (For example, the in a galliard step refers to the final leap in a cinquepace sequence.)
- (fencing) The rhythm and sequence of a series of actions.
- (context, running) The number of steps per minute, around 180 to 200 for many successful distance runners.
- (cycling) The number of revolutions per minute of the cranks or pedals of a bicycle.
- (military) A chant that is sung by military personnel while running or marching; a jody call.
Etymology: From (term, cadence, lang=fr).
- perfect cadence / authentic cadence / closed cadence / standard cadence: â…¤"â…
- perfect authentic cadence all chords in root position.
- imperfect authentic cadence inverted chords or â…¤ 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™"â…¤ (subdominant first inversion - dominant)
- plagal cadence / amen cadence: â…£"â… used in hymns.
- interrupted cadence / deceptive cadence: anything to â…¥ (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.
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