Definition of crab canon in English:

crab canon

Syllabification: crab can·on

noun

  • another term for canon cancrizans.
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    • If you'd like to see and hear a crab canon, you can look at the center section of Byrd's Diliges Dominum.
    • He wrote an example of a crab canon which has four parts instead of Bach's two.
    • I suppose all crab canons do this, but Bach's is the first I'd ever heard of.

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