What is a cadence?

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Cadences are often described as musical punctuation. They come at the ends of musical phrases and passages. There is a perfect cadence, which sounds final, like a full stop; there is an imperfect cadence which sounds unfinished, like a comma; and there is an interrupted cadence which comes as a surprise, perhaps like an exclamation mark.

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