Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


noun, Music.
a melodic cadential formula, associated especially with the Ars Nova music of Francesco Landini, progressing from the tonic to the leading tone, then to the submediant and back to the tonic.


Read Also:

  • Landis

    [lan-dis] /ˈlæn dɪs/ noun 1. Kenesaw Mountain [ken-uh-saw] /ˈkɛn əˌsɔ/ (Show IPA), 1866–1944, U.S. jurist: first commissioner of baseball 1920–44.

  • Landlady

    [land-ley-dee] /ˈlændˌleɪ di/ noun, plural landladies. 1. a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house, , etc., to others. 2. a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse. /ˈlændˌleɪdɪ/ noun (pl) -dies 1. a woman who owns and leases property 2. a landlord’s wife 3. a woman who owns or […]

  • Land-lane

    noun, Nautical. 1. (in an ice floe) an opening that leads toward a shore.

  • Land-legs

    plural noun 1. the ability to adjust one’s sense of balance and motion to walking on land, as after a sea journey or flight: It took the astronauts some time to regain their land legs after the long space mission.

Disclaimer: Landini-cadence definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.