Degrees and V’s and I’s – Oh My!

Hello friends!

Cadences: can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. That’s what we invested most of our time in this week. We learned about perfect/imperfect authentic cadences (V-I or the rare vii°⁶-I in imperfect), half cadences (end on V), Phrygian cadences (iv⁶-V in minor), plagal cadences (IV-I or the rare ii⁶-I), and deceptive cadences (start on V and resolve to a chord besides I). One of our assignments this week was to make a Continue reading