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Canon

Canon

| 9 min

Essai de transcription visuelle de cette forme musicale très ancienne qu'est le canon. Trois modes d'expression sont utilisés par l'auteur en vue d'atteindre l'animation de synthèse qu'il s'est proposée. La piste sonore est enrichie de musique enregistrée et de musique synthétique. Film sans paroles.


Credits
  • director
    Norman McLaren
    Grant Munro
  • animation
    Norman McLaren
    Grant Munro
  • producer
    Norman McLaren
  • text
    Marthe Blackburn
  • photography
    Robert Humble
  • sound
    Ron Alexander
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn

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Education

Ages 6 to 15

Study Guide - Guide 1

Arts Education - Dance
Arts Education - Music
Arts Education - Visual Arts

For younger students, teach and play hand games as in the film to reinforce concept of turn-taking in music. Perform a dance/create artwork using repetition. For older students, pre-teach concepts of form, register, tempo, timbre; have them identify these during the film. Identify composers or other artists who use canon, counterpoint, fugue, inversion, etc. in their work. Have advanced students produce acoustic/electronic pieces using one of these devices.

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