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He gets to the coda at last and takes it at a somewhat livelier pace.

He tapped for the coda with the touch of a king knighting an illustrious subject.

The coda, as in the other sonata, is simply a strong passage of climax.

The third section is a varied repetition of the first with a coda.

It must be remembered that, as a point of structure, the existence of the coda is optional.

But we can follow with the coda of that same dictum: "This is indeed to be an author."

The rest of the Coda is a scene of jubilation with ever more life and light.

Beethoven raised the “coda” to a feature of the highest importance.

Ditto, for the entrance of an attorney—a coda in one sharp, 6-8 time.

And again, it has a coda pausing on the dominant chord and followed by an Andantino.

WORD ORIGIN

"concluding passage in a musical composition," 1753, from Latin cauda "tail of an animal."

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