Pachelbel’s Canon is also known as Canon in D. “Canon in D” is an accompanied canon by the German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel.
A canon (per Wikipedia) is a contrapuntal (counterpoint-based) compositional technique that employs a melody with one or more imitations of the melody played after a given duration.
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Popular “Canon in D” Versions
“Canon in D” by Kanon Orchestre de Chambre & Jean-Francois Paillard
(A classical arrangement by an orchestra)
“Canon in D” by Brooklyn Duo
(A cello and piano arrangement
“Canon Rock” by Jerry C
(A rock arrangement with an electric guitar)
“Canon in D” by Lee Galloway
(A piano arrangement)
“Rockelbel’s Canon (Pachelbel Canon in D)” by The Piano Guys
(A rock pop uptempo arrangement including a cello)
“Canon In D” by The Violin Sisters
(A piano and violin arrangement)
“Canon in D” by Paul Hankinson Covers
(A piano arrangement – very popular for church weddings)
“Canon in D (Harps Version)” by The O’Neill Brothers Group
(A harps arrangement)
I hope you enjoyed my list of “Canon in D” versions to play at your wedding. It is up to you which to select. If you have a favorite not on my list, please let me know so that I can add it.