Definition of Cadential

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to cadence or a cadenza. ¹



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Definition of Cadential

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cadential

cadeau
cadeaux
cadee
cadees
cadelle
cadelle beetle
cadelles
cadence
cadenced
cadences
cadencies
cadencing
cadency
cadene
cadent
cadential (current term)
cadenza
cadenzas
cades
cadet
cadet blue
cadets
cadetship
cadetships
cadette
cadge
cadged
cadger
cadgers
cadges

Literary usage of Cadential

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1. A Treatise on Harmony: With Exercises by Joseph Humfrey Anger, Henry Clough-Leighter (1919)
"The cadential six-four. The bass-note should be doubled, and the fourth, as a rule, ... The fourth, in the cadential six-four, if not heard in the preceding ..."

2. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"The heavy tone must stand in the proper place, and must impart a cadential (closing, concluding) impression. Ex. 13, No. 1 ; Ex. 14, No. 2. ..."

3. The Philosophy of Music: A Comparative Investigation Into the Principles of by Halbert Hains Britan (1911)
"1 For example, the sentence quoted above, given here in its harmonized form that the cadential effect may be more marked, is divided into sections as ..."

4. A Handbook of Examinations in Music Containing 650 Questions: With Answers by Ernest Alfred Dicks (1906)
"What is the difference between a " passing 2 " and a " cadential 9 " ? 411.—If a sharp, flat, or natural is placed on the left-hand side of a figure, ..."

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