interrupted cadence


interrupted cadence
/ɪntəˌrʌptəd ˈkeɪdns/ (say intuh.ruptuhd 'kaydns)

noun
a musical cadence in which there is a progression from a dominant chord to a submediant one or to one other than dominant or tonic, which implies by its partial completeness an expected tonic chord.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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