Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)

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Johann Pachelbel Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMD 18

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Pachelbel’s Canon in D: Everything you need to know about the wedding song

Four-chord song

These four chords are at the heart of every pop song

pachelbel's canon visualisation

See each individual line of Pachelbel’s Canon in this dazzling and gorgeous visualisation

Pachelbel canon

Fact: Pachelbel's Canon is an unexpectedly sophisticated piece of music (and it might not be a canon)

Pachelbel's Canon in C(hicken)

This musician multitracked Pachelbel’s Canon with a rubber CHICKEN

String quartet in traffic jam

A string quartet played Pachelbel’s Canon in a massive traffic jam and calmed everyone’s rage