Contrary Motion

Contrary Motion


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“Melody, Harmony, and Textures”



A type of texture that occurs when the contour of the notes in one hand is the exact opposite to that of the other hand as they play simultaneously.


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A Little Porcupine Op. 89, No. 8 by Dmitri Kabalevsky

A Tale Op. 98, No. 1 by Alexander Gretchaninoff

Folk Dance by Béla Bartók

Light and Dark Op. 89, No. 7 by Dmitri Kabalevsky

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