Definition of Enigmatical canon

1. Noun. A canon in which the entrances of successive parts were indicated by cryptic symbols and devices (popular in the 15th and 16th centuries).

Exact synonyms: Enigma Canon, Enigmatic Canon, Riddle Canon
Generic synonyms: Canon



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Literary usage of Enigmatical canon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"C. chiu'so, a '' close " canon, in which only the leading partis written out in full ; an enigmatical canon... C. enigma'tico, enigmatical canon (see Canon) ..."

2. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"... a " close " canon, in which only the leading partis written out in full ; an enigmatical canon.. . C. enigma'tico, enigmatical canon (see Canon). ..."

3. Catalogue of the Manuscript Music in the British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, Thomas Oliphant, Frederic Madden (1842)
"At the beginning is a circular enigmatical " Canon fuga in ... Bound up with this volume is an enigmatical canon in a circular form, to the words " Honi ..."

4. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"A dose or hidden canon, the solution or development of which must be discovered ; an enigmatical canon. ..."

5. Music by Henry Charles Banister (1887)
"Sometimes, the Theme only of an enigmatical canon being given, no other indication was given of the manner of its performance than a Latin or Italian motto ..."

6. Bible Chronology: Carefully Unfolded ... to which is Added a Restoration of by Smith Bartlett Goodenow (1896)
"So that the sure and plain-speaking Bible has more historical authority than the enigmatical Canon, and can never be overturned by it without ..."

7. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"C. chiu'so, a '' close " canon, in which only the leading partis written out in full ; an enigmatical canon... C. enigma'tico, enigmatical canon (see Canon) ..."

8. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"... a " close " canon, in which only the leading partis written out in full ; an enigmatical canon.. . C. enigma'tico, enigmatical canon (see Canon). ..."

9. Catalogue of the Manuscript Music in the British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, Thomas Oliphant, Frederic Madden (1842)
"At the beginning is a circular enigmatical " Canon fuga in ... Bound up with this volume is an enigmatical canon in a circular form, to the words " Honi ..."

10. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"A dose or hidden canon, the solution or development of which must be discovered ; an enigmatical canon. ..."

11. Music by Henry Charles Banister (1887)
"Sometimes, the Theme only of an enigmatical canon being given, no other indication was given of the manner of its performance than a Latin or Italian motto ..."

12. Bible Chronology: Carefully Unfolded ... to which is Added a Restoration of by Smith Bartlett Goodenow (1896)
"So that the sure and plain-speaking Bible has more historical authority than the enigmatical Canon, and can never be overturned by it without ..."

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