Who was credited for writing Canon in D major?
Pachelbel's Canon, also known as Canon in D major is the most famous piece of music by German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel.
Canon in D Major, usually called simply Canon in D, was composed by Johann Pachelbel and is sometimes referred to as Pachelbel's Canon. The song has become very popular as a wedding song in addition to a holiday favorite and many have written different sets of lyrics to accompany the music, suitable for different occasions.
What is the music played during the scene where princess mia is getting married in Princess Diaries 2?
It's what musicians call a canon: multiple parts or voices (3 in this case) playing the same music but starting at different times. A round like "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" is a special kind of canon in which each voice starts over when it gets to the end, so that the piece goes on and on till you decide to stop. A regular canon has each voice running through the music just once. The…
I believe the piece to be an orchestral version of Johann Pachebel's Canon. There are several versions on youtube and the version that I believe is in the commercial is Pachebel Cannon in D Major Fantastic Version or Pachebel's Canon in D Major Perfect Version. There are at least 50 versions of this beautiful melody on You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Af372EQLck&feature=related