2 the close of a musical section
3 a recurrent rhythmical series [syn: cadency]
- A chord progression that comes at the closing of a musical phrase.
- In the context of "speech": A fall in inflection of a speaker’s voice, such as at the end of a sentence.
- A dance move which ends a phrase. (For example, the cadence in a galliard step refers to the final leap in a cinquepace sequence.)
- The rhythm and sequence of a series of actions.
- In the context of "running": The number of steps per minute, around 180 to 200 for many successful distance runners.
- The number of revolutions per minute of the cranks or pedals of a bicycle.
- A chant that is sung by military personnel while running or marching; a jody call.
- perfect cadence / authentic cadence / closed cadence / standard cadence: Ⅴ–Ⅰ
- perfect authentic cadence all chords in root position.
- imperfect authentic cadence inverted chords or Ⅴ replaced with Ⅶ, but still ends on Ⅰ (tonic)
- imperfect cadence / half cadence / open cadence: ending on Ⅴ, dominant
- phrygian cadence / phrygian half cadence: Ⅳ♭–Ⅴ (subdominant first inversion - dominant)
- plagal cadence / amen cadence: Ⅳ–Ⅰ used in hymns.
- interrupted cadence / deceptive cadence: anything to Ⅵ (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.
A chord progression
- German: Rhythmus, Kadenz
A fall in inflexion
- German: Tonfall
A dance move
- German: Gleichschritt
A series of actions’ rhythm and sequence
- German: Rhythmus
№ of steps per minute
- German: Kadenz
№ of revolutions per minute
- German: Rhythmus
A sung chant
- German: Kadenz
Cadence may refer to: In music:
- Cadence (music), a particular series of intervals or chords that ends a phrase, section, or piece of music.
- Cadenza, a long, unaccompanied, freely played, and sometimes improvised solo passage in a concerto
- Drum cadence, a drumline piece played in a parading marching band between or in place of full-band pieces
- Military cadence, a chant that is sung by military personnel while parading or marching
- Football cadence, a particular series of vocal calls, intended to keep an offense in rhythm and coordinated to when the quarterback will hike the ball.
- Cadence Records, an American record label during the 1940s and 50s.
- Cadence Magazine, a monthly review of jazz, blues and improvised music.
- Cadence Weapon, a rap artist from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
- "Cadence", a song by Anberlin.
- "Cadence", a song by Japanese band, TOKIO
- "Cadence", an a cappella band from Canada.
- Ring cadence, the ringing pattern announcing a telephone call
- Cadence (cycling), the number of revolutions of the crankset per minute
- Cadence (gait), the number of steps per second
- Cadence (film), a 1990 film directed by Martin Sheen.
- Cadence Design Systems, an electronic design automation company
- Cadence Resourcing, an IT Recruitment firm in Bristol, UK
- Cadence, a girl's name of growing popularity, featured in films such as Shallow Hal and American Pie - The Wedding
- cadence, a fall in inflection of a speaker's voice, such as at the end of a sentence
cadence in German: Kadenz
cadence in French: Cadence
cadence in Portuguese: Cadência (desambiguação)
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