Canon In D rock guitar arrangement by JerryC via Google Video.
Pachelbel’s Canon (formally the Canon in D-major; full German title: Kanon und Gigue in D-Dur für drei Violinen und Basso Continuo) is the most famous piece of music by Johann Pachelbel. It was written in or around 1680, during the Baroque period as a piece of chamber music for three violins and basso continuo, but has since been arranged for a wide variety of ensembles.Excerpt from Wikipedia Pachelbel’s Canon
The chord progression ("I V vi iii IV I IV V") has been influencial in the composition of many contemporary songs.
Here’s the chord sequence:
D major (tonic), A major (dominant), B minor (tonic parallel), F# minor (dominant parallel) G major (subdominant), D major (tonic), G major (subdominant), A major (dominant).
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