Half cadence

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(Mus.) a cadence on the dominant.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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6 with the secondary dominant to the half cadence. In mm.
The first four-measure phrase in G major concludes with a half cadence. The following six measures modulate to B minor, ending with a deceptive resolution and then continues four more measures to reach a conclusive cadence.
2-3, 13-14 Phrygian half cadence ([iv.sup.6] [right arrow] V)* m.
82-83 provides the material of the first phrase of the development until the arrival of a half cadence in m.
From here there are alternating dominant and tonic chords until the medial caesura and half cadence in F in m.
As for the dominant, students are encouraged, even at the beginning of their study of harmony, to distinguish essential dominants, those that serve as the goal of a half cadence or belong to a perfect authentic cadence, from embellishing dominants, those that serve to extend or prolong the tonic.
69 and 73 in that the melody continues its descent in order to end in a half cadence in m.
The final measure of the first sub-phrase both mirrors the half cadence in the original theme and characterizes the polacca's tendency to conclude phrases on the third beat of the measure.
motive and concludes with a half cadence. The parallel phrase structure
blood?" The half cadence in the tonic, measure 8, which is
Encouraging viewers to draw on their own knowledge of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century music, Gordon employs the traditional vocabulary of analysis and speaks about four-bar phrases, dominant seventh chords, half cadences and so forth, to guide the viewer through the piece.
The precise notation of accidentals in lute tablature shows that, while Le Roy is not altogether consistent, he uses more melodic subsemitones at cadences and half cadences than did Goudimel, whose mensurally notated partbooks are in any case less explicit, depending on the singers' preferences in applying accidentals in a more or less traditional manner according to the rules of musica ficta.