Johann Pachelbel

 Johann Pachelbel

1653 - 1706


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Listen to an hour-long program from Minnesota PBS of Pachelbel's organ music, introduced by Olivier Vernet playing the Toccata in F on the 1999 Remy Mahler organ installed in the Church of St. Etienne de Baïgorry (France),

YouTube has a number of performances of the Canon in D.  Here is a version performed by les Solistes du Choeur de Chambre de Namur, Chef d'orchestre: Jean Tubéry.