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Authentic cadences

Examination

Authentic cadences consist of: - Tonic (The root) - Subdominant (4th) - Dominant (5th) Minor key: The dominant is always a major chord! Practice tips: 1. Play the cadence in all three inversions up to two accidentals, as notated in the player. 2. Try to transpose to other keys, using the Circle of Fifths.