Translation of cadence in Spanish:


cadencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkeɪdns/ /ˈkeɪd(ə)ns/


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    cadencia feminine
    • Still others, believing they are in C, will dutifully ‘tweak’ the final phrase of the piece to return to the note C at the cadence, making for a somewhat jarring ending.
    • But due to the brevity of the arrangements, within a few bars the music takes a sharp and often abrupt turn to the final cadence in ways that are disruptive to a listener or a pianist familiar with the original themes.
    • The full force of the chromatic harmony was thrilling, as in such details as the cellos' dissonant flattened 6th just before the final cadence.
    • By phrase two these pitches have become the descending third G-E, and the later phrases of section one also have thirds at their cadences, whether major or minor.
    • Imitation, sequences, alberti bass and the typical V-I final cadence make this piece a classic.