Guitar Tab | Canon in D Major


Terra E
Toward Terra ending theme begins with a short clip of Canon in D [Johann Pachelbell], a classic piece everyone should have in their music library.

 D A Bm F#m G D G A


“Canon in D” by Pachbell, Tabbed by Matthew Nace

Tuning: D/E A D G B e
Tune all strings down a whole step. Drop-D Capol at 2nd Fret — All notes and
chords relative to capol, Open 6th string listed as “D”.
Spacing: – = 32 note

Canon in D by Pachbell, tabbed by Nace

Source: Ultimate-Guitar.

(see source for original file)
***2011-03-20 Chords updated but not on tab sheet since it’s not mine to change.
***2012-05-21 Fixed tab image.



Grab the complete transcribed guitar tab. Chord help at All Guitar Chords.


Anyone who plays guitar needs to watch JerryC play Canon in D. Its his own interpretation of the score which caused a sensation at Youtube awhile back. Because of JerryC’s contribution, kids like funtwo, who covered JerryC’s arrangement, got his 15 secs of fame and remains one of the top most viewed video at You.

7 Responses to “Guitar Tab | Canon in D Major”

  1. the_doc Says:

    uh…i think that Fm is supposed to be an F#m

  2. Anonymous Says:

    its F#m not Fm

  3. Anonymous Says:

    what’s the mean of number under the chord?

  4. Anonymous Says:

    I can’t see the chord ..
    it’s very small

  5. daniel Says:

    i don’t understand

  6. Anonymous Says:

    # under chord = fret or where to hold down string.
    read top to bottom, left to right.
    i.e. hold down chord, play string(s) @fret shown.
    for detailed explanation goto

  7. eva Says:

    it is too hard,,, for me,,, :)

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