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Root Movement of a 3rd (6th)
Applied Harmony and Counterpoint II
MUS 91, Fall 2000

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When the first of the two root position triads has a doubled root, keep the voices with the common tones stationary and move the remaining voice by step. This stepwise motion will be upward for roots a descending 3rd apart (Example a) and downward for roots and ascending 3rd apart (Example b). See p. 97 for more information.


Play Example a (I-vi) | Play Example b (I-iii)

Root Movements