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* ''Canon D (Part of the Memories #1)'', one of the [[PublicDomainSoundtrack tracks]] composed for the ''VideoGame/PumpItUp'' series by Andamiro's in-house band [=BanYa=], with a regular and full track version (a first for the game's original tunes). The song is highly popular with ''Pump It Up'' fans, not only for the song's Classical rock- style melody, but because of the [[{{Animesque}} anime-style]] video that accompanies it, for both having [[VisualEffectsofAwesome animation that's considered to be higher quality than most other BGAs in the franchise]] and for its narrative that provides doses of TearJerker and CrowningMomentofHeartwarming. The video is even the Trope page for the game! A later remix called Canon X.1 was later released, only it's not a follow up to the first story (despite the video officially being titled Canon-D Part of the Memories #1), and instead tells a separate story that's [[ShoutOut inspired by]] "Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion."

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* ''Canon D (Part of the Memories #1)'', one of the [[PublicDomainSoundtrack tracks]] composed for the ''VideoGame/PumpItUp'' series by Andamiro's in-house band [=BanYa=], with a regular and full track version (a first for the game's original tunes). The song is highly popular with ''Pump It Up'' fans, not only for the song's Classical rock- style melody, but because of the [[{{Animesque}} anime-style]] video that accompanies it, for both having [[VisualEffectsofAwesome [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsofAwesome animation that's considered to be higher quality than most other BGAs in the franchise]] and for its narrative that provides doses of TearJerker and CrowningMomentofHeartwarming.SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming|Moments}}. The video is even the Trope page for the game! A later remix called Canon X.1 was later released, only it's not a follow up to the first story (despite the video officially being titled Canon-D Part of the Memories #1), and instead tells a separate story that's [[ShoutOut inspired by]] "Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion."


A [[StandardSnippet very well-known piece]] of ClassicalMusic (technically BaroqueMusic). Written by Johann Pachelbel, it is the first movement of "Canon and Gigue in D", the less-famous second movement being more lively and dance-like. The canon involves a two-bar-long [[PachelbelsCanonProgression ostinato]] (repeating bass progression), over which three instrumental parts each play the same melodic material but starting at different times, each one displaced from the one before by a distance of two bars (one rotation of the ostinato) throughout the canon; this material is written in such a way that the three parts harmonize. The piece is usually performed with a string orchestra, but arrangements of it exist for almost every standard ensemble you can think of. Though Pachelbel was largely forgotten after his death (noted primarily for being a family friend/music tutor of the Bachs and thus indirectly influencing the works of [[Music/JohannSebastianBach J. S.]]), this piece's rediscovery in 1919 skyrocketed him to fame, albeit of the OneHitWonder variety.

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A [[StandardSnippet very well-known piece]] of ClassicalMusic (technically BaroqueMusic). Written by Johann Pachelbel, it is the first movement of "Canon and Gigue in D", the less-famous second movement being more lively and dance-like. The canon involves a two-bar-long [[PachelbelsCanonProgression ostinato]] (repeating bass progression), over which three instrumental parts each play the same melodic material but starting at different times, [[ProgressiveInstrumentation each one displaced from the one before before]] by a distance of two bars (one rotation of the ostinato) throughout the canon; this material is written in such a way that the three parts harmonize. The piece is usually performed with a string orchestra, but arrangements of it exist for almost every standard ensemble you can think of. Though Pachelbel was largely forgotten after his death (noted primarily for being a family friend/music tutor of the Bachs and thus indirectly influencing the works of [[Music/JohannSebastianBach J. S.]]), this piece's rediscovery in 1919 skyrocketed him to fame, albeit of the OneHitWonder variety.


A [[StandardSnippet very well-known piece]] of ClassicalMusic. Written by Johann Pachelbel, it is the first movement of "Canon and Gigue in D", the less-famous second movement being more lively and dance-like. The canon involves a two-bar-long [[PachelbelsCanonProgression ostinato]] (repeating bass progression), over which three instrumental parts each play the same melodic material but starting at different times, each one displaced from the one before by a distance of two bars (one rotation of the ostinato) throughout the canon; this material is written in such a way that the three parts harmonize. The piece is usually performed with a string orchestra, but arrangements of it exist for almost every standard ensemble you can think of. Though Pachelbel was largely forgotten after his death (noted primarily for being a family friend/music tutor of the Bachs and thus indirectly influencing the works of [[Music/JohannSebastianBach J. S.]]), this piece's rediscovery in 1919 skyrocketed him to fame, albeit of the OneHitWonder variety.

Enjoy it by clicking [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck here]]. Fun fact: The one we commonly hear about the canon is actually a rendition by the French conductor [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Francois_Paillard Jean-François Paillard]] in 1969. What he did was slowed down the tempo and tuned it in Romantic style. [[https://youtu.be/soIQ52hkMXw Here]] is the rendition played according to the original manuscripts (which is actually a half-step lower, in the key of D-flat major).

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A [[StandardSnippet very well-known piece]] of ClassicalMusic.ClassicalMusic (technically BaroqueMusic). Written by Johann Pachelbel, it is the first movement of "Canon and Gigue in D", the less-famous second movement being more lively and dance-like. The canon involves a two-bar-long [[PachelbelsCanonProgression ostinato]] (repeating bass progression), over which three instrumental parts each play the same melodic material but starting at different times, each one displaced from the one before by a distance of two bars (one rotation of the ostinato) throughout the canon; this material is written in such a way that the three parts harmonize. The piece is usually performed with a string orchestra, but arrangements of it exist for almost every standard ensemble you can think of. Though Pachelbel was largely forgotten after his death (noted primarily for being a family friend/music tutor of the Bachs and thus indirectly influencing the works of [[Music/JohannSebastianBach J. S.]]), this piece's rediscovery in 1919 skyrocketed him to fame, albeit of the OneHitWonder variety.

Enjoy it by clicking [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck here]]. Fun fact: The one we commonly hear about the canon is actually a rendition by the French conductor [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Francois_Paillard Jean-François Paillard]] in 1969. What he did was slowed down the tempo and tuned it in Romantic style. [[https://youtu.be/soIQ52hkMXw Here]] is the rendition played according to the original manuscripts (which is actually sounds a half-step lower, in the key of D-flat major).
major[[note]]BaroqueMusic tuning was generally pitched lower than we're used to, around A415, although it varied widely; the modern standard of A440 was developed much later. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concert_pitch#History_of_pitch_standards_in_Western_music It's a long story]].[[/note]]).


The piece is the TropeNamer and TropeCodifier for the PachelbelsCanonProgression.

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The piece is the TropeNamer {{Trope Namer|s}} and TropeCodifier for the PachelbelsCanonProgression.


* In the year 2000, the piece was heavily sampled by Vitamin C for her hit "Graduation (Friends Forever)", which resulted in the WeirdAlEffect for millions of millennials who associate the Canon with their high school graduations.[[invoked]]

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* In the year 2000, the piece was heavily sampled (albeit transposed down to C major) by Vitamin C for her hit "Graduation (Friends Forever)", which resulted in the WeirdAlEffect for millions of millennials who associate the Canon with their high school graduations.[[invoked]]


* ''Canon D (Part of the Memories #1)'', one of the [[PublicDomainSoundtrack tracks]] composed for the VideoGame/PumpItUp series by Andamiro's in-house band [=BanYa=], with a regular and full track version (a first for the game's original tunes). The song is highly popular with PumpItUp fans, not only for the song's Classical rock- style melody, but because of the [[{{Animesque}} anime-style]] video that accompanies it, for both having [[VisualEffectsofAwesome animation that's considered to be higher quality than most other BGAs in the franchise]] and for its narrative that provides doses of TearJerker and CrowningMomentofHeartwarming. The video is even the Trope page for the game! A later remix called Canon X.1 was later released, only it's not a follow up to the first story (despite the video officially being titled Canon-D Part of the Memories #1), and instead tells a separate story that's [[ShoutOut inspired by]] "Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion."

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* ''Canon D (Part of the Memories #1)'', one of the [[PublicDomainSoundtrack tracks]] composed for the VideoGame/PumpItUp ''VideoGame/PumpItUp'' series by Andamiro's in-house band [=BanYa=], with a regular and full track version (a first for the game's original tunes). The song is highly popular with PumpItUp ''Pump It Up'' fans, not only for the song's Classical rock- style melody, but because of the [[{{Animesque}} anime-style]] video that accompanies it, for both having [[VisualEffectsofAwesome animation that's considered to be higher quality than most other BGAs in the franchise]] and for its narrative that provides doses of TearJerker and CrowningMomentofHeartwarming. The video is even the Trope page for the game! A later remix called Canon X.1 was later released, only it's not a follow up to the first story (despite the video officially being titled Canon-D Part of the Memories #1), and instead tells a separate story that's [[ShoutOut inspired by]] "Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion."


* Mother3 uses it in the theme of the Magypsies.
* Goldenrod City in PokemonGoldAndSilver and its remakes utilizes it.

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* Mother3 ''VideoGame/Mother3'' uses it in the theme of the Magypsies.
* Goldenrod City in PokemonGoldAndSilver ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' and its remakes utilizes it.








* TayZonday's arrangement "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSCzMT8IMME Canon In Z]]."

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* TayZonday's Music/TayZonday's arrangement "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSCzMT8IMME Canon In Z]]."


* ''[[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Pachelbel's]] [[IncrediblyLamePun Ganon]],'' an OverclockedRemix track by djpretzel that rearranges Zelda's Lullaby and ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime's'' opening theme in an R&B style, with this as its backing track.

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* ''[[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Pachelbel's]] [[IncrediblyLamePun Ganon]],'' an OverclockedRemix Music/OverclockedRemix track by djpretzel that rearranges Zelda's Lullaby and ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime's'' opening theme in an R&B style, with this as its backing track.


* Used during the "not-wedding" on Series/{{Charmed}} in Season 3.

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* Used during the "not-wedding" on Series/{{Charmed}} ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' in Season 3.



* Used as background music in ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' star BenCroshaw's new Escapist format ''Judging By The Cover''.

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* Used as background music in ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' star BenCroshaw's Creator/BenCroshaw's new Escapist format ''Judging By The Cover''.


* The first two games in the ''Main/AtelierSeries'' make use of it for their hardest to attain endings.

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* The first two games in the ''Main/AtelierSeries'' ''VideoGame/{{Atelier}}'' series make use of it for their hardest to attain endings.


Enjoy it by clicking [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck here]]. Fun fact: The one we commonly hear about the canon is actually a rendition by the French conductor [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Francois_Paillard Jean-François Paillard]] in 1969. What he did was slowed down the tempo and tuned it in Romantic style. [[https://youtu.be/soIQ52hkMXw Here]] is the rendition played according to the original manuscripts.

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Enjoy it by clicking [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck here]]. Fun fact: The one we commonly hear about the canon is actually a rendition by the French conductor [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Francois_Paillard Jean-François Paillard]] in 1969. What he did was slowed down the tempo and tuned it in Romantic style. [[https://youtu.be/soIQ52hkMXw Here]] is the rendition played according to the original manuscripts.
manuscripts (which is actually a half-step lower, in the key of D-flat major).



* In the year 2000, the piece was heavily sampled by Vitamin C for her hit "Graduation (Friends Forever)", which resulted in the WeirdAlEffect for millions of millennials who associate the Canon with their high school graduations.

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* In the year 2000, the piece was heavily sampled by Vitamin C for her hit "Graduation (Friends Forever)", which resulted in the WeirdAlEffect for millions of millennials who associate the Canon with their high school graduations.[[invoked]]


* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNeBdp7L4_U "Canon Rock"]], a rock remix of the piece that quickly became popular on the Internet - to the point where newspapers took notice of it. TheOtherWiki [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_Rock_%28music%29 has an article.]]

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNeBdp7L4_U "Canon Rock"]], a rock remix of the piece that quickly became popular on the Internet - to the point where newspapers took notice of it. TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_Rock_%28music%29 has an article.]]


Enjoy it by clicking [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck here]].

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Enjoy it by clicking [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck here]].
here]]. Fun fact: The one we commonly hear about the canon is actually a rendition by the French conductor [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Francois_Paillard Jean-François Paillard]] in 1969. What he did was slowed down the tempo and tuned it in Romantic style. [[https://youtu.be/soIQ52hkMXw Here]] is the rendition played according to the original manuscripts.

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* Mother3 uses it in the theme of the Magypsies.
* Goldenrod City in PokemonGoldAndSilver and its remakes utilizes it.

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