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Pachelbel: Canon in D arr. flute quartet

Composer
J Pachelbel
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
5 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Quartet
Instrumental parts

This is Pachelbel’s most well knwon piece of music. Very popular at weddings. Originally in D I have arranged it in that key for the flute player. Unlike other arrangements I have not given the bass line solely to the 4th player, which would be tedious in the extreme for that player, but have moved it around all the quartet. Similarly the tune moves around. Even at a tempo of crothet/quartet note = 100 it is quite a long blow, so I suggest making cuts by omitting any of the lettered sections. If your quartet can play the whole piece! :Enjoy.

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