Feel like testing your classical music knowledge? Take this quiz

Classic FM has posted what it believes to be the hardest classical music quiz online, allowing you to test out your knowledge and brag about it to your friends. The ultimate classical music quiz has even attracted some well known stars to take part.

So if your knowledge of Bach’s works is unbeatable, you know Haydn’s vast collection of symphonies inside out or you want to show off your familiarity with Mozart, this quiz will be perfect for you.

Aled Jones
Aled Jones in 2007. Image credit: Ben Salter/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

Classic FM managed to persuade Aled Jones to have a go at it, and he sounded quite happy with the outcome on air. With a score of 16 out of 20, he was probably justified in saying he was throwing down the gauntlet to any would-be challengers.

Just in case your thinking the quiz will only test your knowledge of 18th or 19th century composers, there are also questions focusing on the modern era. One asks which artist never performed with the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti out of Cheryl Crowe, the Spice Girls, Modonna and Celine Dion.

Take the quiz here and don’t forget to let us know how you get on.

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