deceptive cadence


deceptive cadence
noun
: a cadence in which the full or final close is evaded by the use of an unexpected or foreign chord as the chord of resolution — called also false cadence, interrupted cadence, suspended cadence; see cadence illustration

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Music.
a cadence consisting of a dominant harmony followed by a resolution to a harmony other than the tonic.

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deceptive cadence noun (music)
Same as ↑interrupted cadence (see under ↑interrupt)
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Main Entry:deception

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