Canon in D Major


Something for the weekend.  Canon in D Major by Johann Pachelbel.  This is the 1968 performance conducted by Jean-François Paillard that single-handedly rescued this grand piece of music from the obscurity of centuries.

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  1. This was THE piece of music that spurred an interest in me to search out more of what is generally called “classical” music when I was a young lad and thoroughly immersed in Hendrix, Cream, Ten Years After et al. I finally settled on Baroque.

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