A Christmas Canon

Johann Pachelbel
Ben Snoek
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This piece combines the famous "Canon in D" with three popular Christmas songs. Sections of the pieces are played above the main melody to "Canon," featuring every section of the orchestra. Vibrato opportunities are posed in this piece, along with dynamics, balance, and playing out. The piece ends in the key of E major, with a rousing reappearance of the main themes again. Perfect for a Christmas concert!

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Score ID
Johann Pachelbel
Ben Snoek
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
4 minutes
String orchestra
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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