In music a Canon is piece of music in which a melody is imitated by one or more voices at fixed intervals of pitch and time. In the musical Canon the melody is often played just once before the "echo" begins. Pachelbel's Canon is a popular favorite played at weddings.

Canon Guitar Tab in D

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E||-----------------2----|----------------------|----------------------|
B||------------3---------|-----------------2----|------------0----3----|
G||-------2--------------|------------2---------|----------------------|
D||--0-------------------|-------2--------------|-------4--------------|
A||----------------------|--0-------------------|--2-------------------|
E||----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|


                                                                     
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
-----------------2----|-----------------0----|-----------------3----|
------------2---------|------------0---------|------------2---------|
-------4--------------|-------0--------------|-------4--------------|
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
--2-------------------|--3-------------------|--0-------------------|


                                                                     
----------------------|----------------------|--2-------------------|
------------0----3----|-----------------2----|-----------------3----|
-------0--------------|------------2---------|------------2---------|
----------------------|-------2--------------|-------0--------------|
----------------------|--0-------------------|----------------------|
--3-------------------|----------------------|----------------------|


                                                                     
--0-------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
------------2---------|--3---------0---------|--2-------------------|
-------2--------------|----------------------|------------2---------|
-----------------2----|-------4---------4----|-------4---------4----|
--0-------------------|--2-------------------|----------------------|
----------------------|----------------------|--2-------------------|


                                                                     
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
--0-------------------|----------------------|--0--------------0----|
------------0---------|--2-------------------|------------0---------|
-------0---------0----|-------0----4----0----|-------0--------------|
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
--3-------------------|----------------------|--3-------------------|


                                                                     
----------------------|--2-------------------|--0-------------------|
--2--------------2----|--3---------3---------|--2---------2---------|
------------2---------|-------2--------------|-------2--------------|
-------2--------------|-----------------0----|-----------------2----|
--0-------------------|----------------------|--0-------------------|
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|


                                                                     
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
--3---------0---------|--2-------------------|--0-------------------|
--4-------------------|--2---------2---------|--0---------0---------|
-------4--------------|-------4---------4----|-------0---------0----|
--2--------------2----|----------------------|----------------------|
----------------------|--2-------------------|--3-------------------|


                                                                     
----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
----------------------|--0--------------0----|--2--------------2----|
--2-------------------|--0---------0---------|--2---------2---------|
--4----0----4----0----|-------0--------------|-------2--------------|
----------------------|----------------------|--0-------------------|
----------------------|--3-------------------|----------------------|


                     
--5----------------||
--3----------------||
--2----------------||
--0----------------||
-------------------||
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Johann Pachelbel: Canon In D - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Johann Pachelbel: Canon In D Composed by Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706), arranged by Samuel Marder. Set of performance parts (includes separate pull-out violin part) for violin and piano accompaniment. With solo part, piano reduction and introductory text. 7 pages. Published by C.F. Peters. (PE.P67956)
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