Music History Wednesday : Johann Pachelbel Canon in D Major
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Music History Wednesday : Johann Pachelbel Canon in D Major

This piece is probably more familiar to many of you. Canon in D Major experienced its popularity in the 70s and 80s through a recording by Jean-Francois Paillard  and its use in the film Ordinary People (1980). The piece somehow made its way to weddings rivalling Wagner’s Bridal Chorus. Canon in D Major’s chord progression … Continue reading