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(1) Cadence. Some medieval terms are clausula vera, perfect cadence; clausula falsa, interrupted cadence; clausula plagalis, plagal cadence; etc. (2) Section of medieval organum in which textless contrapuntal parts are heard in strict rhythm with chant tune on which organum is based.

(1) Cadence. Some medieval terms are clausula vera, perfect cadence; clausula falsa, interrupted cadence; clausula plagalis, plagal cadence; etc. (2) Section of medieval organum in which textless contrapuntal parts are heard in strict rhythm with chant tune on which organum is based.

Subjects: Music.


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