Can you name these great pieces just by listening to the opening second?

Think you know your classical music? We've put together a fiendish test to find out whether you can recognise some of the greatest pieces ever written from just the opening notes…

Can you name the piece from the opening second?

Sure, you can recognise Beethoven's Fifth Symphony within a minute or two and name which Mozart opera you're listening to by the end of the overture. And of course the cannons in Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture are a bit of a give-away.

But can you name these 10 famous works from just the opening second? Let us know how you get on…


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