Canon


This short animation explores the “canon”, a form of musical “round” in which each singer picks up the words and tune of a song after the preceding singer. Through a combination of animation and live action, this lively musical film demonstrates, without dialogue, the many patterns that a canon can take depending on the number of participants and the length of the piece of music in question.

Directed by Norman McLaren & Grant Munro – 1964 | 9 min

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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