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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Form of canon in which the intervals of the imitating v. remain the same numerically, but not necessarily as to quality (e.g. a major 3rd may become a minor 3rd).

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free canon

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Form of canon in which the intervals of the imitating v. remain the same numerically, but not necessarily as to quality (e.g. a major 3rd may become a minor 3rd).

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free canon

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 32 words.

Form of canon in which the intervals of the imitating v. remain the same numerically, but not necessarily as to

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free canon

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 33 words.

Form of *canon in which the intervals of the imitating v. remain the same numerically, but not necessarily as to quality (e.g. a major 3rd may become a minor 3rd)....

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Carl Ruggles and Charles Seeger: Strict vs. Free Imitation in Ruggles's Canons

Stephen P. Slottow.

in Music Theory Spectrum

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Carl Ruggles first used canon in Lilacs, the second movement of Men and Mountains (1927). Thereafter canons grew increasingly important in his work, growing in size and complexity until, in null...

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Freer, Charles Edward Jesse

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 140 words.

Born 4 March 1901; s of late Canon S. Thorold Winckley, FSA and Elizabeth (née Freer); changed name to Freer by Deed Poll, 1922...

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Heinrich von Beringen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A canon of Augsburg recorded between 1282 and 1320, is the author of a chess book (Schachbuch) in some 10,000 lines of Middle High German verse, which is a free ...

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Scott, Agnes Catharine

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 93 words.

CBE 1930

Born 26 Oct. 1875; 2nd d of late Canon John Scott of Hull, Leeds and Wanstead; died 22 March 1955

Leeds Girls’ High School; Yorkshire College,...

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Smith, Rev. Dr Isaac Gregory

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 172 words.

MA Oxford, Hon. LLD Edinburgh

Born Manchester, 21 Nov. 1826; s of Rev. Jeremiah Smith, DD, High Master of the Free Grammar School, Manchester; m d of...

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canon

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

1 Strictest form of contrapuntal imitation. The word means ‘rule’ and, musically, it is applied to counterpoint in which one melodic strand gives the rule to another, or to all...

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Canon Law and Anthropology

John J. Coughlin.

in Law, Person, and Community

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 14905 words.

This chapter sketches the elements of the anthropology that underpins canon law. After describing the twentieth-century Catholic anthropological project, it identifies certain...

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Council of Clermont

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1095).

It was summoned by Urban II for the reform of the Church and the preaching of the First Crusade. Besides proclaiming remission of all penances for those who went to...

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Libelli Missarum

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Booklets containing the formularies for one or more Masses for a given period for the use of a particular church. They did not include the Canon, which was fixed, the readings from...

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Hadrian I

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(d. 795),

Pope from 772. By persuading Charlemagne to conquer Lombardy (774) and depose its king, Hadrian freed the Papacy from a long-standing menace. He also enlisted...

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Swan, William (d. after 1445), canon lawyer

F. Donald Logan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 796 words.

Swan, William (d. after 1445), canon lawyer, probably came from Southfleet in Kent. A cleric of the diocese of Rochester, he may never have advanced beyond minor orders, thereby remaining...

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Campeche, José

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Christian Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 214 words.

Puerto Rican, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1751; died 1809.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

José Capeche is regarded as the father of Puerto Rican...

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Evans, George (bap. 1631, d. 1702), antiquary

Joan A. Dils.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 496 words.

Evans, George (bap. 1631, d. 1702), antiquary, was baptized in the abbey church, St Albans, on 19 February 1631, the son of George and Mary Evans. He was probably educated at the free...

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Foy, Nathaniel (1648–1707), Church of Ireland bishop of Waterford and Lismore

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 788 words.

Foy, Nathaniel (1648–1707), Church of Ireland bishop of Waterford and Lismore, was born at York, the son of John Foy MD (d. 1660). He was educated at Dublin Corporation Free School, and...

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Canon Law in the Anglican Communion

Norman Doe.

July 1998; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 434 pages.

There is no recognized corpus of binding law globally applicable to all churches in the Anglican Communion. Ostensibly, each church is autonomous, free to make rules to facilitate and to...

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Papacy and Law on the Eve of the Gregorian Revolution

Kathleen G. Cushing.

in Papacy and Law in the Gregorian Revolution

September 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 14524 words.

This chapter discusses papacy in the eleventh century and law on the eve of Gregorian revolution. It argues that the most striking canon was the ...

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Ruiz Blasco, José

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 290 words.

Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1841, in Málaga; died 3 May 1913, in Barcelona.

Painter.

The father of Pablo Picasso (Picasso signed his own early work...

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