Pachelbel’s Canon: A Video Visualisation

Pachelbel’s Canon: A Video Visualisation

Check out this classic visualisation of Pachelbel’s Canon (Thanks to VS Learner Inez for sending this in!)… the movement of the staves in real time on the video give you a really clear sense of how the music repeats itself – check out that ground bass (not the most exciting part ever for a cello, but … hey, the violin parts are great!)

 

This kind of music is known as a canon … you hear the same music being played at different times in different voices.

Knowing which voice does what (and when) isn’t just for composers, but it’s  a crucial skill for improvisers too! Check out the work that ViolinSchool is doing with Christian Howes at the moment, in the Creative Strings Workshops. We use Pachelbel’s Canon as the framework for all sorts of delicious improvisations!

Find out more about how Christian uses  or check out his upcoming events in Canada, the USA, and Switzerland… as well as here in London!

  


Take an Online Violin Course Today!

ViolinSchool’s comprehensive Online Courses take learners all the way from first-time Beginner to  Advanced level.

And our Digital Library is one of the most comprehensive violin resources you’ll find anywhere – with thousands of pieces of sheet music, technical exercises, apps, music theory, and much more.

ViolinSchool eLearning takes learners step-by-step through a carefully sequenced gradient of lessons, so you always know what to do next.

Get started for free today! Just click here and you can take your first course straight away.