Canon in D Sheet Music
A fancy arrangement for early note-readers

Canon in D sheet music is a very popular piece, even with young piano students.  This arrangement takes young students farther than is possible with my other Canon in D music sheet arrangements, with easy-to-read note-heads.


Can even beginning notereaders learn to play this beautiful music in its longer, fuller form?  I decided to see...

I have a little guy who plays with passion, understands chords, and loves classical music, but who relies on his ear and his quick memory to conquer his music more than I would like!  He is an Artful NOTE-Dodger.  He is long past the super-easy Canon in D sheet music, but he wanted to play a version with the quickly-moving notes of the middle section, the familiar part that even non-musicians recognize.  I decided to help him, if he promised that he would use the fingering I demanded.  He promised.  This is the result (the small graphics are pages 1 and 3; page 2 is large so you can see what I'm talking about with the fingering!):

This arrangement, plus two companion arrangements, is for sale --  $5.00 USD for three easy-to-read arrangements of the Pachelbel Canon, with the right to print UNLIMITED COPIES (for your students only).

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I'm excited for you to see the confidence with which your young students will embark on a long and beautiful piece like this with the note names to confirm or correct what their ears may be telling them!  With a little extra help, they can be playing this song - CORRECTLY - long before they would ever meet it in their method books.  I've watched it happen over and over.

When you buy this music, you will receive 3 versions (same arrangement), each 3 pages long.

Arrangement #1 has a letter in each music notehead, plus chord symbols and some suggested fingering.

Arrangement #2 has no chord symbols and no fingering at all, for there is a possibility that you or your students might prefer a different fingering.

Arrangement #3, a "helper" version, is similar to #1.  The chord symbols are retained, as well as the suggested fingering for the middle section, but only a few helper notes are used.  Those are placed mostly at the beginning of a musical line, the beginning of a new section, and the tricky middle section where the hand must execute tucking-under and crossing-over.

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Here is a page from the arrangement with no chord symbols and no fingering, and a page from the "helper" arrangement with just a few lettered notes and some fingering:

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Aside from the fact that these music sheets are going to give your beginner piano students the confidence to work on a hard, "real" piece of famous music,  why should you buy the Pachelbel Canon from me?

  • The 9-page collection is available immediately as a digital download onto your computer, for only $5.00
  • You don't have to download any new software into your computer in order to acquire the PDF. I don't know about you, but I detest clogging up my computer with yet another program I didn't know I needed. You just need a version of Adobe Acrobat or another PDF reader, which all computers come with. If you DON'T have Adobe Acrobat or a similar program, then you couldn't download any of my other PDFs either.
  • The notes are nice and big, making reading easy.
  • I give you permission to PRINT UNLIMITED COPIES, for your students only. This is a real deal! Ordinarily, one music book, for just one student, will cost at least $5.00, and then there is tax and postage. Please do not share with anyone besides your students.
  • Paypal, the payment system I use, is a secure and recognized payment system. You can pay by credit or debit card, or your bank account. E-Junkie delivers the PDF document, working as a partner with PayPal... your purchase is guaranteed.  Any problems downloading? Email me through the Contact link.

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Worried about using notes with letters?  Are lettered notes are like a "gateway drug", risking the possibility that your students will never learn to read music properly?  

On the contrary, in the early stages of note-reading, many tears can be avoided and the reward of playing actual  music can be reached quickly!  I enjoy seeing students dive into a new piece and follow the lettered notes carefully, especially in the "helper" versions, where only a few tricky notes or measures are lettered.  I'm excited for you to see your students accept new music more willingly, too!








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