If you can identify 7/10 classical pieces just from the intro, I’ll be impressed

14 July 2020, 13:49

What’s the intro?
What’s the intro? Picture: IMSLP/Warner Bros

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

How well do you know your classical repertoire? Enough to name a piece just from hearing the first few seconds?

If you like your classical music, you’ll almost certainly recognise all these pieces. But can you identify them just from hearing the introduction?

Pop your headphones in, and see if you can recognise these famous works just from the opening bars...