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  1. plagal cadence, amen cadence(noun)

    a cadence (frequently ending church music) in which the chord of the subdominant precedes the chord of the tonic

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  1. plagal cadence(Noun)

    A falling cadence in which a subdominant chord precedes the tonic; especially used in an ending Amen.

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