Plagal

Pla"gal

(pl"gl), a. [F., from Gr. pla`gios sidewise, slanting.] (Mus.) Having a scale running from the dominant to its octave; -- said of certain old church modes or tunes, as opposed to those called authentic, which ran from the tonic to its octave.
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Plagal cadence, a cadence in which the final chord on the tonic is preceded by the chord on the subdominant.
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