Cadence Writing Quiz Tips Harmonic Cadences MUS 111   William Wieland
Perfect Authentic Cadences — Follow the tendency tones.*
  — Soprano ends on tonic.
  — Bass goes from dominant to tonic.
Half Cadences — Refer to the Part Writing Tips.
Deceptive Cadences — Follow the tendency tones.*
Plagal Cadences — The bass leaps, one voice does not move, and two voices resolve down by step.*
* Remember Musical "Gravity".