Definition of crab canon in English:
Another term for canon cancrizans.
- 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.
Definition of crab canon in:
- US English dictionary