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

15 November 2016, 16:49

Can you name the piece from 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…

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…