23. April 2009 · 2 comments · Categories: Fun, Links

I hadn’t heard of the piano puzzler before. Listen to the piece. It’s in the style of a composer you are supposed to name (easy part, at least in this one), but it’s a song that has been put into that style and you are supposed to name the tune. Since I didn’t know what I was supposed to do I didn’t know I was supposed to be hearing a song. But I’m not sure I would have been able to name it even if I was given the instructions. After the piece is played you’ll hear the contestant, the pianist, and the radio host (?) and you’ll get the answer when the work is replayed a bit with the emphasis on the song.

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  1. This is a regular feature on Performance Today. See the archives for more at http://performancetoday.publicradio.org/piano_puzzler/

  2. Thanks for the link! The one I had found was from 2005, and I did figure there must be a new one. 🙂