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Cadence (music): Quiz


Question 1: Plagal cadence: IV to I, also known as the "________ Cadence" because of its frequent setting to the text "Amen" in hymns.

Question 2: A "feminine cadence" occurs in a metrically weak position, for instance, after a long ________ (see also feminine ending).
Figured bassMusical notationGrace noteOrnament (music)

Question 3: At the beginning of the final movement of ________'s 9th Symphony, the listener hears a string of many deceptive cadences progressing from V to IV6.
Gustav MahlerLorin MaazelBruno WalterRichard Strauss

Question 4: Edward Lowinsky thought that the cadence was the "cradle of ________."[4]
HarmonyMusical scaleMusical modeTonality

Question 5: In the 14th century, an ornamentation of this with an ________ became known as the Landini cadence, after the composer who used them prodigiously.
Nonchord toneChord (music)NoteTonality

Question 6: In Western musical theory, a harmonic cadence (Latin cadentia, "a falling") is a progression of (at least) two chords that concludes a phrase, section, or piece of ________.
Musical notationMusicMusic theoryProgressive rock

Question 7: According to Carl Dahlhaus, "as late as the 13th century the ________ was experienced as a problematic interval not easily understood, as the irrational remainder between the perfect fourth and the ditone:
SemitoneOctaveTritoneInterval (music)


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