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Classical 101

Pachelbel's Canon Like You've Never Heard It (Or Seen It) Before

If you've been to a wedding in the last 30 years or so, then it's likely you've heard Pachelbel's lovely Canon in D. And little wonder: this piece - one of the gems of the Baroque era - says so much so beautifully with such an economy of means. In the video above, a string quartet has some fun with this iconic work. Enjoy!

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Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.