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  • n. Plural form of cadenza.


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  • In fondo il suo segreto e ` sempre stato una forma deviante di infantilismo: ritornelli che si fanno canticchiare da soli e cadenze che fanno muovere le gambe da sole.

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  • She shows up, not in the best shape -- vocally quite sound but unprepared in the new cadenze that had been prepared for her by the leading musicologist in the field, because she couldn't be bothered, frankly.

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  • Wilhelm apparently knew a good deal about music and liked to talk about it; thus Lassus could send him a letter (11 March 1578) entirely made up of musical puns and jokes, mentioning other composers such as Rore, Clemens non Papa and Arcadelt, and referring jokingly to musical terms, as in the description of ‘una baligia senza pause, coperta di passagi di molte cadenze fatte in falso bordone a misura di macaroni’ (‘a valise without rests, covered with passage-work of many cadences made from falsobordoni the size of macaroni’).

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