Oblique motion

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Related to Oblique motion: contrapuntal, Contrary motion, Similar motion
(Mus.) a kind of motion or progression in which one part ascends or descends, while the other prolongs or repeats the same tone, as in the accompanying example.

See also: Oblique

References in classic literature ?
By this oblique motion, the island is conveyed to different parts of the monarch's dominions.
A funicular to the hotel and a cable car up to a monastery provide the only oblique motion in the film.
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