It seems to me to be more grateful to the Ear descending, than in the contrary motion.
Tommy, who had seated herself, commenced a scale in contrary motion.
Great stress should be laid upon practice in contrary motion.
For by the contrary motion of the earth hee will gaine ground.
Another important feature of Franco's teaching was his advocacy of contrary motion of parts.
Kuhnau expresses the latter by giving a theme in contrary motion.
Then he saw that it was describing a contrary motion to the rushing water—an upward backward motion.
The ascent and descent of the fork K necessarily produce a contrary motion in the other end N of the lever.
A few of my pupils had some difficulty in playing the scales in parallel motion, but were able to play them in contrary motion.
Both parts skipping in contrary motion to a fifth or octave should be avoided in two-part writing.