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Classical cartoonist and generally wonderful music geek Eugene Chan has created the ultimate quiz. Here it is, for your pianistic pondering and enjoyment. And be warned: some of the questions are pretty hard.
Eugene Chan has made his mark as an illustrator with delightfully simple cartoons about the life, and cringe-worthy musings of pianists and classical musicians. His work is shared widely on his Facebook page , often attracting attention from some of the biggest names in classical music.
In May, Eugene embarked on something different: a series of cartoons of opening chords in famous works of piano music, inviting his followers to guess the piece.
Take a look at his offerings below, and let us know how you got on in the comments below. We've given it a try, and there was quite a bit of head-scratching and running to the piano. Good luck!
(and just be warned, the answer is revealed below)