QUIZ: How well do you know your musical nicknames?

17 February 2017, 12:57 | Updated: 14 March 2017, 11:40

Beethoven Sym 3 Eroica Nickname

By Amy MacKenzie

Are these nicknames for pieces of classical music, or completely random words? Test your knowledge with our quiz.

Do you think Beethoven did really give that piece a nickname, or have we totally made it up? Give our quiz a go and find out! 

Handy hint - listen to the music for each question and see if you think it depicts the nickname.

If you enjoyed this quiz, then tune in to the Full Works Concert with Catherine Bott tonight at 8pm to find out more about classical nicknames, and then why not see if we can guess your favourite composer in just NINE questions!