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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  • Deceptive cadence — Deceptive De*cep tive, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]ceptif. See {Deceive}.] Tending to deceive; having power to mislead, or impress with false opinions; as, a deceptive countenance or appearance. [1913 Webster] Language altogether deceptive, and hiding the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deceptive cadence — Music. a cadence consisting of a dominant harmony followed by a resolution to a harmony other than the tonic. * * * …   Universalium

  • deceptive cadence — noun a falling cadence in which the ear expects the a dominant chord to resolve to the tonic, but resolves to something else (usually a submediant chord) instead …   Wiktionary

  • Deceptive — De*cep tive, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]ceptif. See {Deceive}.] Tending to deceive; having power to mislead, or impress with false opinions; as, a deceptive countenance or appearance. [1913 Webster] Language altogether deceptive, and hiding the deeper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cadence (music) — Perfect authentic cadence (V I [here in V7 I form] with roots in the bass and tonic in the highest voice of the final chord): ii V7 I progression in C   …   Wikipedia

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  • Andalusian cadence — Andalusian cadences are common in Flamenco music. The Andalusian cadence is a term adopted from flamenco music for a chord progression comprising four chords descending stepwise.[1] It is otherwise known as the minor descending tetrachord …   Wikipedia

  • Corelli cadence — Corelli clash in a cadence on A  Play (help· …   Wikipedia

  • interrupted cadence — noun : deceptive cadence * * * interrupted cadence noun (music) A cadence in which some other chord (often the submediant) replaces the expected tonic • • • Main Entry: ↑interrupt …   Useful english dictionary

  • false cadence — noun : deceptive cadence …   Useful english dictionary