Canon in D – keyboard sheet

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“Canon in D” is the most popular composition by Johann Pachelbel, who was a German composer living at the turn of 17th and 18th century.

The composition is very delightful, it has a well-known catchy melody and has been a go-to song for many musicians to learn. Just look it up on YouTube, you’ll find a lot of instrumental covers! We have prepared a sheet of letters notes to help you learn playing this timeless piece.

The letter notes can be found later in the article!

Just read the letter notes, find the correct keys on your piano or keyboard and play them in the right order.

How to learn playing classical compositions on a piano.

If you want to learn playing more classical compositions, make sure to check out our “Toccata and Fuege in D Minor” and “Ode to Joy” tutorials.

F# E D C# B A B C#

F# E D C# B A B C#

D C# D D C#

E E F#

D D C# B C#

F# A B

G F# E

G F# E D C#

B A G F# E

G F# E D C# D D C#

E E F#

D D C# B C#

F# A B

G F# E

G F# E D C#

B A G B A

G F# E

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Beginner’s guide to keyboards!

1. What is a keyboard?
2. Choosing right piano keyboard
3. Notes on the keyboard
4. Major and minor scales
5. Playing songs with letter notes