demicadence definition

  • noun:
    • An imperfect or half cadence, falling regarding the dominant in the place of on the keynote.
    • An imperfect or 1 / 2 cadence, dropping regarding prominent in the place of regarding the key-note.
    • In songs, a half cadence. It frequently denotes the development from tonic to dominant. See cadence.
    • An imperfect or one half cadence, dropping regarding the dominant as opposed to in the keynote.
    • An imperfect or one half cadence, dropping on prominent rather than in the key-note.
    • In music, a half cadence. It generally denotes the development from tonic to dominant. See cadence.
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