Cadence

Cadence may refer to: In music:
*Cadence (music), a particular series of intervals or chords that ends a phrase, section, or piece of music.
*Cadenza, a long, unaccompanied, freely played, and sometimes improvised solo passage in a concerto
*, a drumline piece played in a parading marching band between or in place of full-band pieces
*Military cadence, a chant that is sung by military personnel while parading or marching
*Football cadence, a particular series of vocal calls, intended to keep an offense in rhythm and coordinated to when the quarterback will hike the ball.
*Cadence Records, an American record label during the 1940s and 50s.
*"Cadence Magazine", a monthly review of jazz, blues and improvised music.
*Cadence Jazz, a record label issued by the above magazine
*Cadence Weapon, a rap artist from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
*"Cadence", a song by Anberlin.
*"Cadence", an all-female a cappella group from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
*"Cadence", a song by Japanese band, TOKIO
*Cadence, an a cappella band from Canada.
*"Cadence of Her Last Breath" a song by symphonic power metal band Nightwish

Other:
*Ring cadence, the ringing pattern announcing a telephone call
*Cadence (cycling), the number of revolutions of the crankset per minute
*Cadence (gait), the number of steps per second
*Cadence (film), a 1990 film directed by Martin Sheen.
*Cadence Design Systems, an electronic design automation company
*Cadence, a girl's name of growing popularity, featured in films such as "Shallow Hal" and "American Pie - The Wedding"
*, a fall in inflection of a speaker's voice, such as at the end of a sentence


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  • cadence — [ kadɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1520; « chute » fin XVe; it. cadenza, du lat. cadere « se terminer » 1 ♦ Didact. Rythme de l accentuation, en poésie ou en musique; effet qui en résulte. ⇒ harmonie, nombre. Malherbe « Fit sentir dans les vers une juste cadence …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cadencé — cadence [ kadɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1520; « chute » fin XVe; it. cadenza, du lat. cadere « se terminer » 1 ♦ Didact. Rythme de l accentuation, en poésie ou en musique; effet qui en résulte. ⇒ harmonie, nombre. Malherbe « Fit sentir dans les vers une juste …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cadence — CADENCE. s. f. La mesure du son qui regle le mouvement de celuy qui danse. Danser en cadence. aller en cadence. sortir de cadence. perdre la cadence. entrer en cadence. rentrer en cadence. suivre la cadence. tomber en cadence. marquer la cadence …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Cadence — Ca dence, n. [OE. cadence, cadens, LL. cadentia a falling, fr. L. cadere to fall; cf. F. cadence, It. cadenza. See {Chance}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or state of declining or sinking. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Now was the sun in western cadence low …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cadence —   [englisch/kreolisch, keɪdns]. Der Begriff, der im Englischen auch so viel wie »Rhythmus« im Sinne einer bestimmten rhythmischen Formel bedeuten kann, wurde auf den kreolisch sprechenden Inseln der Karibik (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominikanische …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cadence — steht für: Cadence Design Systems, amerikanischer Software Anbieter Cadence Jazz Records, amerikanisches Plattenlabel Die Abkürzung Cadence steht für: Cultural Adult Education and Nyckelharpa Coorperation in Europe, ein musikpädagogisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cadencé — cadencé, ée (ka dan sé, sée) part. passé. 1°   Soumis à une certaine cadence, c est à dire ramenant à de certains intervalles des sons plus fortement accentués que les autres.    Terme de musique. Bien cadencé, bien rhythmé, où le mouvement se… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cadence — (n.) late 14c., flow of rhythm in verse or music, from M.Fr. cadence, O.It. cadenza conclusion of a movement in music, lit. a falling, from V.L. *cadentia, from neuter plural of L. cadens (gen. cadentis), prp. of cadere to fall (see CASE (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cadence — Ca dence, v. t. To regulate by musical measure. [1913 Webster] These parting numbers, cadenced by my grief. Philips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cadence — (fr., spr. Kadangs), 1) (Cadenz, ital Cadenza, lat. Clausula, Tonfall, Tonschluß), die Harmonie od. Melodiefolge, welche einen bestimmt fühlbaren Ruhe od. Endpunkt gibt. Die harmonische C., welche in vollständigster Gestalt aus dem… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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