Just one sec...
Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

Pachelbel vs Beethoven

Announcements Posted on
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I have to choose a piece to play in my school's concert/ show next term. I'm torn between these two:
    • Pachelbel's Canon in D
    • Beethoven's Fur Elise (I know that the 'u' should have an umlaut)


    I guess I'm asking: Which one would you choose?
    I love both and can't decide!

    Thanks in advance :]
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I prefer Canon in D.
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Shevo)
    I have to choose a piece to play in my school's concert/ show next term. I'm torn between these two:
    • Pachelbel's Canon in D
    • Beethoven's Fur Elise (I know that the 'u' should have an umlaut)


    I guess I'm asking: Which one would you choose?
    I love both and can't decide!

    Thanks in advance :]
    It depends what instruments will be playing. Personally I think Pachelbel's Canon should exclusively played by a string quartet, no other ensemble has the same effect really. It's lovely though, very relaxing and melodic.

    Fur Elise is OK, I'm not a massive fan because I've never thought it was very tuneful....It's the one I'd go for though if you're playing on piano.
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    I agree with the poster above, it depends on instrument. Out of the two, Canon is my favourite ... it's one of the most gorgeous pieces of music ever

    If it's piano, play Fur Elise, as it'll be easier I imagine.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Sorry, I forgot to mention that I'll be playing the chosen piece on the piano.

    I agree with the previous posters in that Canon in D, sounds brilliant when performed by a string quartet. But I also think that there are some nice piano arrangements out there

    I quite like Fur Elise, but I'm not as keen on the 'tune'.

    Thanks for replies everyone!

    I might be leaning towards Canon

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my HTC Wildfire
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Beethoven.
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    As you're doing it on the piano, Beethoven.

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. Oops, you need to agree to our Ts&Cs to register
  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: July 17, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Poll
Should the UK have more bank holidays?
Useful resources
Bizarre things students have spent their loans onThings you should budget for at uni

Sponsored features:

Making money from your own website

Need some cash?

How to make money running your own website.

Bianca Miller, runner-up on The Apprentice

Handle your digital footprint

What would an employer find out about you on Google? Find out how to take control.

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22

Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.