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Pachelbel Canon


Pachelbel Canon For String Quartet

This is a straightforward, yet beautiful arrangement of the famous tune. It requires sensitive musicianship and good technique, but is such a fine piece, it practically plays itself.___________________________________________JohannPachelbel(1653-1706)Johann Pachelbel wasa leading organist andcomposer of the Baroqueperiod. Most of hiscompositions are sacredchoral music and organsolos featuring elaboratecounterpoint. He was awell-respected teacher, andone of his students was J.S.Bach s father.Pachelbel composed hisCanon and Gigue in DMajor for 3 Violins andContinuo, or bass-andchordsaccompaniment. Theterm canon signi! es thatall three violinists playedthe same part, startingat different times, justlike a round. Pachelbel sCanon is also a chaconne,which means it is builtover a repeating chordprogression.

Composer:    9 x 12 Johann Pachelbel

Arranger:    sws, 4 inserts Daniel Dorff

Author:     10pt c1s

Product No.:    114-40926

Format:    Score and Part(s)

Instrumentation:    Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Violoncello

Duration:    5:30

Version:    String Quartets

Date Published:    7/15/1998

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