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Pachelbel's Canon for viola duet + piano

Composer
Johann Pachelbel
Year of composition
1680
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
8 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Duet
Instrumental parts

Pachelbel's canon (1680) is one of the most popular pieces of classical music. Johann Pachelbel's original edition (in D) was for 3 violins and basso continuo and included a gigue. This arrangement includes only the canon and follows the original version by Pachelbel (omitting the optional arpeggio part sometimes included, which was added after Pachelbel). I have added dynamics and articulations. Many versions of Pachelbel's canon are available.

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