Only a classical music expert can guess the piece just from the ending

7 January 2021, 16:57

Guess the piece from the ending
Guess the piece from the ending. Picture: IMSLP/Giphy

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

Can you recognise the famous classical work from its iconic final notes?

Is that the finale to a Beethoven concerto? Or perhaps a Mahler symphony? Or, indeed, a Prokofiev piano concerto?

Below, we’ve got the music for the iconic finales from well-known musical masterpieces. But do you recognise the ending well enough to identify the whole work? Let’s put your classical knowledge to the test…