What is a cadence?
Perfect cadence. Chords V - I
Plagal cadence. Chords IV - I
Imperfect cadence. Any chord - V
Interupted cadence. Chords V - vi
Cadences that sound complete or finished...
Cadences that sound incomplete or unfinished...
A cadence is formed by two chords at the end of a phrase of music.
They can be divided into two different types:
Cadences that make the music sound complete (Perfect and Plagal).
Cadences that make the music sound incomplete (imperfect and Interrupted).