16 Mar 2019

PACHELBEL: Chaconne in F minor

From Music Alive, 8:10 pm on 16 March 2019

Yes, Pachelbel, known almost exclusively for his famous Canon, wrote other pieces too.

Performed by Thomas Gaynor at the organ of Auckland Town Hall

Organist Thomas Gaynor

Organist Thomas Gaynor Photo: Supplied

This Chaconne, like the the Canon in D, features a repeating bass line as its foundation but it has a much more improvisatory feel in the upper melodies.

Recorded in Auckland Town Hall, 19 August 2018
Producer, Engineer: Tim Dodd