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  canon (music)
Piece or passage of contrapuntal music in which one voice repeats the part of another, like an echo.
Canon is called ‘stretto’ when used in a fugue.
Canonic variations may also introduce a difference in starting pitch between the voices.
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  Encyclopedia: Canon (music)
In music, a canon is a contrapuntal composition that employs a melody with one or more imitations of the melody played after a given duration (e.g.
In music theory, an interval is the relationship between two notes or pitches, the lower and higher members of the interval.
The word canon was originally applied to the law according to which the various voices were expected to imitate the typical melody (proposta, guida), these imitations not being written out in notes.
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 Canon (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a mensuration canon (also known as a prolation canon, or a proportional canon), the follower imitates the leader by some rhythmic proportion.
Many such canons were composed during the Renaissance, particularly in the late 15th and early 16th centuries; Johannes Ockeghem wrote an entire mass (the Missa Prolationum) in which each section is a mensuration canon, and all at different speeds and entry intervals.
The most popular canons heard today are from the Baroque period, such as Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D (Pachelbel's Canon) or every third variation in Bach's Goldberg Variations.
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 Pachelbel's Canon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The harmonic basis of the canon is a ground bass: the same four-bar bass line and harmonic sequence are repeated over and over, about 30 times in total.
The Pachelbel canon may represent the most extraordinary instance of the crossover phenomenon in all of music.
The canon was first adapted musically in a pop song by the Spanish vocal group Pop Tops on their 1968 hit "O Lord, Why Lord?", which made modest chart showings in both the USA (peaking at #79 on the Hot 100) and the Netherlands.
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 Encyclopedia article: Canon (music)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For other uses, see canon (A contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts).
A canon of two voices may be called a canon in two, similarly a canon of x voices would be called a canon in x.
In a mensuration canon (also known as a prolation canon (additional info and facts about prolation canon), or a proportional canon), the follower imitates the leader by some rhythmic proportion.
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 AllRefer.com - canon, in music (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
canon, in music, a type of counterpoint employing the strictest form of imitation.
Another form of canon is the circle canon, or round, e.g., Sumer Is Icumen In.
mensuration canons were frequently written, in which the voices sing the same melodic pattern in different, but proportional, note values, i.e., to be sung at different speeds.
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 Stephen Goss: The Guitar and the Musical Canon
By the end of the nineteenth century, old music had moved from the musician’s study to the concert-hall: it had become established in repertories throughout concert life, dominating many programmes, and was legitimised in critical and ideological terms in which the society as a whole participated.
It is not an overstatement to suggest that Segovia revolutionised the concept of the guitar and the musical canon.
The canonisation of the guitar repertory that took place in the twentieth century was driven by a desire for acceptance into the serious musical mainstream.
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Music, the organized movement of sounds through a continuum of time.
Music plays a role in all societies, and it exists in a large number of styles,...
Canon (music) (Greek kanon, “standard”), musical composition in which one voice or part introduces a melody (the “subject”) and, after a given...
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 Johann Pachelbel sheet music
Canon in D arranged as a trio for flute, cello and piano, arranged by request for a wedding.
Canon in D for 2 clarinets and piano, arranged by request.
Canon in D for flute, violin and piano, arranged by request for a wedding.
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 Canon (music)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In music, a canon is a contrapuntal composition that employs a melody with one or moreimitations of the melody played after a given duration (e.g.
The Old French canon, which meant 'leaned', was taken from the Greek kanon for a rule or law, which eventually cameto mean 'an accepted rule' in English.
The most popular canons heard today are from the Baroque period, such as Johann Pachelbel 's Canon in D (Pachelbel's Canon) or every third variation in Bach's Goldberg Variations.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Canon (In Music)
In music, the strictest of all contrapuntal forms.
On account of the placidity and repose resulting from extreme regularity, this form was employed by predilection in the finales of compositions for the Ordinary of the Mass.
There are also instances, however, where the canon form is rnade use of throughout all the five numbers of the mass.
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 The Canon
A canon is a piece of music that uses imitative counterpoint (see fugue).
There is another type called a 'riddle canon' where you needed to follow a clue, or rule printed on the canon in order to get it to work (e.g.
Why not Canon in D? 'Canon in D' is the name of a specific piece of music by Pachebel - a very dead composer.
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 Music Theory-Canon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canon (music) (Greek kanon,"standard"), musical composition in which one voice or part introduces a melody (the "subject") and, after a given number of beats, a second voice repeats or answers the melody note for note, either on the same pitch or at a higher or lower pitch.
The most common kind of circular canon is called a round.
Canonic imitation is often employed for several measures in contrapuntal compositions (see Counterpoint).
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 Canon (music)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The canon has its origins in Italy and France and was originally called caccia, the latin word for 'chase'.
The Old French canon, which meant 'leaned', was taken from the Greek kanon for a rule or law, which eventually came to mean 'an accepted rule' in English.
The most familiar of the canons might be the perpetual/infinite canon.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/canon__music_   (714 words)

  
 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Definition of CANON
The word means ‘rule’ and, musically, it is applied to counterpoint in which one melodic strand gives the rule to another, or to all the others, which must, at an interval of time, imitate it, note for note.
A perpetual canon or infinite canon is a canon so arranged that each v., having arrived at the end, can begin again, and so indefinitely as in Three blind mice.
canon in which notes that fall on strong beats in the dux fall on weak beats in the comes, and vice versa.
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 25 Up: Punk's Silver Jubilee: Aesthetic Anesthetic: Liberating the Punk Canon | PopMatters Music Feature
Musically speaking, it wasn't much of a revolution, more like a divestiture of power.
Unfortunately, the punk canon continues to conflate historical significance with musical quality, and future historians will continue to snooze over the Sex Pistols MP3s clogging up their research files.
But punk was a beast with many faces, and the canon shouldn't focus on the sitcom stereotype the Pistols and the Clash so conveniently provided.
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 Encyclopedia: Canon music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The simplest and most familiar examples are Italy and French canon, which meant 'leaned', was taken from the Greek kanon for a rule or law, which eventually came to mean 'an accepted rule' in English.
Conlon Nancarrow composed complex tempo or mensural canons, mostly for the player piano as they are extremely difficult to play; they have also influenced many younger composers.
Bach's Canon per augmentationem contrario motu (inverted sloth canon) (16.6 kB MIDI file), part of Bach's Musical Offering.
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 Canon (music)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If the follower imitates the precice interval quality of the leader, then it is called an exact canon; if the follower imitates the interval number (but not the quality), it is called a diatonic canon.
What may be George Rochberg's best known work, his String Quartet No. 6, is a set of variations on the Pachelbel Canon in D. Conlon Nancarrow has written complex tempo or mensural canons, mostly for the player piano as they are extremely difficult to play and has influenced many younger composers.
Steve Reich discovered a process he calls phasing which is a canon with variable distance between the voices.
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 Pachelbel: Canon in D sheet music for clarinet and string trio
Canon in D & Gigue for string quartet and harpsichord
Canon in D & Gigue for vl, 2 fl, vc & piano (or harpsichord)
Canon in D & Gigue for flute, clarinet & piano
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 Music CD: Albinoni: Adagio; Pachelbel: Canon Tracks: Adagio In G Minor For Strings And Organ, Concerto For Flute, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Music CD: Albinoni: Adagio; Pachelbel: Canon Tracks: Adagio In G Minor For Strings And Organ, Concerto For Flute, Strings And Harpsichord In G Minor, Op.
Canon And Gigue In D Major For 3 Violins And Basso Continuo: Kanon.
This is a brilliant CD, and I would recommend both to those new to classical music who are seeking a great introduction to these fabulous pieces, and to those who are familiar with other versions of these works and are looking for different, more vigorous ways of presenting them.
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 Choose a Canon - Music Expressions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a two-page spread for Warner Brothers' Music Expressions music education curriculum for Third Grade.
The lesson was titled "Choose a Canon", and involved the children choosing one of the canons that they have learned during the year and singing it.
A canon is a song sung by two or more voices starting at different points in the song, in other words, a round (like "Row, Row, Row Your Boat.") Therefore, I created two groups of frogs (who often "sing" in groups starting at different points) and showed them performing on their lily pads.
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This Classical Sheet Music is Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel.
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 Meditations on Pachelbel's Canon : Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The arrangements of the Canon are sympathetic and difficult to fault, I suspect that this is because the composer behind Continuo -- Victor Friedberg -- is classically trained.
Every now and again I come across music which is addictive and demands repeated plays that I don´t easily tire of, Continuo is the latest of such music to be keeping my CD player busy.
Pachelbel´s Canon in D, probably one of the world´s most recognizable melodies and certainly one of its most recorded, receives an atmospheric and New Age treatment on this eminently listenable CD.
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 Canon Printers : Music
While the printer is on, simply press the paper feed button (the one next to the power button) on the top of the printer and hold it in for about 5 seconds (until the music starts playing) It will then play a short bit of music, and print an internal demo page.
Second I just wanted to tell people that my canon printer doesn't do some stupid music thing when i press the paper feed button.
This only seemed to work on the Canon BJC-5100 inkjet printer, not on all canon printers.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Albinoni: Adagio/Pachelbel: Canon: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canon In D Major For Strings And basso continuo
I originally purchased this CD to get Pachelbels Canon, and really didn't care too much about what else was on the CD.
The recording is well balanced and the tracks are nicely matched for both volume and bass/treble, meaning that you aren't constantly having to twiddle you volume and tone controls to be able to enjoy the music.
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 Music CD: Albinoni: Adagio; Pachelbel: Canon Tracks: Canon In D Major For Strings And basso continuo, Adagio In G Minor ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I love their interpretation of the compositions they play/record, and this disc is no exception.
OCO tackles the obligatory Baroque compositons on this DG release (Pachelbel's 'Canon,' Albinoni's 'Adagio,' J. Bach's 'Air,' Corelli's 'Christmas Concerto,' etc.) with their typical virtuosity and grace.
The Mad About disc has been filled up with the maximum amount of music, has most of the tracks on this disc as well as significant portions of also excellent discs by Trevor Pinnock and the English Concert.
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