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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to a rhythmic sequence or flow of sounds.

Usage examples (19)
  • We're used to pieces ending with a predictable plugged-in cadential module; Poulenc plugs in a module, but it's not the predicted one, and our musical expectations are...
  • Olbermann does have a weird cadential thing going on throughout these 12-plus minutes ... but dammit, I'm glad he said it.
  • It might seem like a stretch to say that Schumann intends to link these four songs (possibly along with another, "Mondnacht," which ends somewhat similarly) merely through this...
  • Ends of phrases were slightly ornamented, probably from quite early on, to provide satisfactory cadential suspensions; it is unlikely, at least in choral performance,... for more
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