Canon

Wikipedia disambiguation page
Not to be confused with Cannon.

Canon may refer to:

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Art and literatureEdit

  • Canon (basic principle), a rule or a body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field of art or philosophy
  • Aesthetic canon, a rule for the proportions of a human figure

LiteratureEdit

MusicEdit

  • Canon (music), a contrapuntal composition which employs a melody with one or more imitations
    • Pachelbel's Canon, the name commonly given to a canon by the German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel

Popular musicEdit

Film, TV, and videoEdit

  • Film canon, the limited number of masterpieces by which all other films are judged
  • The Canon (podcast), a film podcast by Devin Faraci and Amy Nicholson
  • Canon (film), a 1964 Canadian animated short based on the canon musical form

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