cadence usage

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If I find the chords of a song pleasing to my ears then can I say :

Its cadence made me riveted to it.

Thanks in anticipation.
  • owlman5

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    I would reserve "cadence" in a musical conversation for a special meaning, rehaan. Cadences in music are phrase endings that usually end on a dominant or tonic chord. If you want to use "cadence" in some other way, it would probably be safer to use it when you're not talking about music.

    If I understood what you were trying to say, I'd probably use "progression" or "rhythm" in that sentence. If the sequence of chords is especially interesting, then using "chord progression" makes sense. If the rhythm interests you most, then using "rhythm" would make sense.
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