One of the most noticeable changes in music of the late Renaissance occurred at cadence points. What new innovation had composers begun to incorporate in order to provide the fullest possible sound when cadencing?

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    All voices came together on the same pitch, resulting in a massive unison.
    The voices came to rest on two pitches a perfect fifth apart.
    The voices came to rest on a triad, including the root, the fifth, and the third.
    The voices came to rest on tones one-half step apart, creating musical tension because of dissonant harmonic interval.
asked Oct 2, 2012 in Music by anonymous
    

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The voices came to rest on a triad, including the root, the fifth, and the third.
answered Oct 5, 2012 by LaMusica ~Expert~ (2,890 points)



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