Landini cadence

noun Lan·di·ni cadence \län-ˈdē-nē-\

Definition of Landini cadence

  1. :  a musical cadence common in 15th- and 16th-century polyphony in which the melody ends with the scale-degree succession 7-6-1 and the bass ends with the succession 2-1

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