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Types of Cadences

Authentic Cadence/Perfect Cadence
Authentic Cadence/Perfect Cadence

Perfect Cadence The perfect cadence is created by the sequence ā€œV ā€“ Iā€ (Dominant ā€“ Tonic), therefore it is the strongest one. When it is preceded by a subdominant (II or IV degree), it is also called by authentic cadence.

Plagal Cadence
Plagal Cadence

plagal cadence [English] A chord progression where the subdominant chord is followed by the tonic chord . The "IV" represents the chord based on the fourth step of the scale and the "I" represents the chord based on the first step of the scale.

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