Pachelbel

Pachelbel

PachelbelJohann Pachelbel (baptized September 1, 1653 – buried March 9, 1706) was a German Baroque composer, organist and teacher who brought the south German organ tradition to its peak. He composed a large body of sacred and secular music, and his contributions to the development of the chorale prelude and fugue have earned him a place among the most important composers of the middle Baroque era.

Pachelbel's work enjoyed enormous popularity during his lifetime; he had many pupils and his music became a model for the composers of south and central Germany. Today, Pachelbel is best known for the Canon in D, the only canon he wrote. In addition to the canon, his most well-known works include the Chaconne in F minor, the Toccata in E minor for organ, and the Hexachordum Apollinis, a set of keyboard variations.

Pachelbel's music was influenced by southern German composers, such as Johann Jakob Froberger and Johann Kaspar Kerll, Italians such as Girolamo Frescobaldi and Alessandro Poglietti, French composers, and the composers of the Nuremberg tradition. Pachelbel preferred a lucid, uncomplicated contrapuntal style that emphasized melodic and harmonic clarity. His music is less virtuosic and less adventurous harmonically than that of Dieterich Buxtehude, although, like Buxtehude, Pachelbel experimented with different ensembles and instrumental combinations in his chamber music and, most importantly, his vocal music, much of which features exceptionally rich instrumentation. Pachelbel explored many variation forms and associated techniques, which manifest themselves in various diverse pieces, from sacred concertos to harpsichord suites.

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Canon in D Pachelbel musict (15)
24d ago
8 Cello, Violin, Viola Original
Canon In D wangchuck (2)
843d ago
1 Cello Original
Canon i n D daviddesmet87 (1)
1584d ago
4 Piano Fake
Canon In D s511989 (1)
1984d ago
4 Bass, Trombone Original
canon chanzo (2)
2059d ago
2 Clarinet Other
Canon In D nellethiel (67)
2161d ago
4 Piano, Violin Other
canon jeffbohr (1)
2198d ago
4 Piano Other
Canon In D sonicmermaid (18)
2224d ago
9 Piano Book
Canon in D major ahandgesture (2)
2249d ago
7 Flute Original
canon in D Serenah (13)
2300d ago
4 Piano, Flute Other
Canon in D schellie (4)
2303d ago
8 Piano Original
Canon jaye (5)
2305d ago
7 Piano, Violin, Viola Other
Canon in D Viola part xxduchessxx (11)
2307d ago
3 Viola Transcription
Canon in D Flute part xxduchessxx (11)
2307d ago
3 Flute Transcription
Canon in D cello part xxduchessxx (11)
2307d ago
2 Cello Transcription
Canon in D Harp Part xxduchessxx (11)
2307d ago
5 Harp Transcription
Canon in D xxduchessxx (11)
2307d ago
11 Cello, Flute, Viola, Harp Transcription
Canon in D chirine5 (1)
2314d ago
9 Piano Original
Canon in D MrMeowGusta (1)
2314d ago
6 Piano Original
Canon in D malina589 (42)
2315d ago
5 Cello Other