Variations On The Kanon By Pachelbel



The Song “Variations On The Kanon By Pachelbel”
Can Be Found On George Winston’s December Album –
Both The Original And 20th Anniversary Editions!

As we enter the final week before Christmas, I thought you might enjoy a respite for your spirit, so I’d like to share a song from my favorite pianist, George Winston!

Variations On The Canon By Pachelbel represents Winston’s interpretation of Canon In D by Johann Pachelbel, one of the greatest organist-composers of his day. For centuries, this song was forgotten, but in the late 1970s, the Jean François Paillard chamber orchestra recorded the song, and a musical resurgence began. Today, over 460 versions of this song have been recorded!

Enjoy the video, and have a peaceful week!



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23 Responses to “Variations On The Kanon By Pachelbel”

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  1. Sally says:

    Simply gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us!

  2. Cathy says:

    I love Pachelbel's Canon and George Winston too. Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas!

  3. Jan says:

    and I'm off to listen 🙂

  4. A Mom After God's Own Heart says:

    One of my favorite pieces! It was actually part of my wedding 13 years ago. What a beautiful rendition. Thanks for sharing. Have a very Merry Christmas!

  5. Pia says:

    i super love pachelbel's Canon.

    Merry Christmas!

  6. MTJ says:

    Hi Paper Princess,

    George Winston is a talented musician, I first heard him when Windam Hill Records was launched. This song inspires me with joy!

    Blessings and peace.

    MTJ

  7. Michelle says:

    Very peaceful and beautiful. Thanks!

    Merry CHRISTmas!

  8. sarah says:

    Wow…video is so nice and music calming. thank you.

  9. Poekitten says:

    I love George Winston's CD December. I find it soothing and beautiful! I came by from the Weekend Wander blog hop:)

  10. Sarah @ Modern Country Style says:

    We walked up the aisle to Pachelbel's Canon so this was pure heaven for me to listen to. It's put a huge great smile on my face!! Thank you so much for sharing it.

    Sarahx

  11. Renee says:

    George Winston's piano music is so good. Thank you for sharing it with us. Have a blessed Christmas.

  12. Mel's Goin Goin Gone says:

    Beautiful song! Just what I needed for today!

    Following you from the Saturday stalk. Followed all your media sources 🙂

  13. Donnie says:

    Just lovely. Have a blessed Sunday.

  14. Charlotte says:

    Love Pachelbel ever since I first heard it. Guess it was in the 70s. This is beautiful.
    Christmas blessings,
    Charlotte

  15. vicki haley says:

    Thank you for sharing this! It was part of our wedding 16 years ago..and is one of my favorite pieces of all times.

  16. Qtpies7 says:

    I'm following you from a blog hop!
    Merry Christmas!

  17. Gail Griner Golden says:

    Visiting from Spiritual Sundays and delighted to find your blog. I'll be a new follower.

    I love this piece so much – thanks for sharing it.

    I hope you'll come by Gail-Friends for a visit real soon.

    Shalom,
    Gail

  18. SmilingSally says:

    Beautiful! One of my VERY favorite pieces of music.

    Happy Blue Monday.

    Please add the Blue Monday link:

    http://smilingsally.blogspot.com/

  19. chubskulit says:

    That's gorgeous!

    Blues at Play, merry Christmas!

  20. Quixotically Chaotic says:

    Hi! I found you through the Tuesday Blog Hop! I have been a George Winston fan for many years! Thanks for sharing this!

    Maggie

  21. Debra says:

    I've also been a fan of George Winston for many years now.
    So lovely to meet a kindred spirit.
    Meet your newest follower.
    Hope you'll swing by and visit me too.
    Merry Christmas!
    Debra
    http://debrasblogpureandsimple.blogspot.com

  22. Renee says:

    Merry Christmas, Ramona!

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful music! I hope you have a fabulous day!

    Renee

  23. 2 Kids and a Coupon says:

    New Blog Hop follower. http://www.twokidsandacoupon.com

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