An epic version of Pachelbel's Canon in D for cello quartet because the original version bullies the cello and haunts cellist's dreams (trust me I. Pachelbel's Canon, byname of Canon and Gigue in D Major, musical work for three violins and ground bass (basso continuo) by German composer Johann. Print and download in PDF or MIDI Canon in D. This is an easy arrangement for Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel. THIS IS NOT THE ORIGINAL. Canon in D (Music Box) - Single. Pachelbel Canon in D Major (electronic version) - Single. Canon in C Major (Easy Piano Version). Pachelbel's Canon is the common name for an accompanied canon . In , pop music producer Pete Waterman described Canon in D as "almost the godfather of pop music because we've all. Love it or hate it, Pachelbel's Canon in D is one of the most famous pieces of classical music of all time, but the facts behind the composition.