Statistics for Symphonies by score clues

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Score ClueSymphony% Correct
The second movement English horn solo was later turned into the spiritual "Goin' Home"Dvorak 9th "From the New World"
90%
The fifth movement "Dream of a Witch's Sabbath" prominently quotes the Dies IraeBerlioz Symphonie fantastique
80%
This Russian symphony is composed in the style of Haydn and contains an extremely short gavotteProkofiev 1st "Classical"
77%
The second movement is a "limping waltz" in 5/4 time and the first movement quotes from Orthodox chantTchaikovsky 6th "Pathétique"
77%
The third movement prominently features the tune Frère Jacques and klezmer-inspired melodiesMahler 1st
70%
The second movement allegretto in A minor has a long-short-short-long-long rhythmBeethoven 7th
67%
The fourth movement soprano soloist sings about a child's view of heavenMahler 4th
63%
The second movement contains a cymbal crash, supposedly at the moment the composer heard of Wagner's deathBruckner 7th
53%
The fourth movement features snap rhythms reminiscent of the title regionMendelssohn 3rd "Scottish"
50%
The fourth movement fugue is based on the note sequence C-D-F-EMozart 41st "Jupiter"
47%
The fourth movement prominently features a "battle" between two timpanis that change pitch during the passageNielsen 4th "Inextinguishable"
47%
This one-movement symphony unusually presents all themes in C major while almost constantly changing tempiSibelius 7th
40%
The first movement opens with an E-flat major hemiola rhythm and the fourth is inspired by a cathedralSchumann 3rd "Rhenish"
37%
The first movement quotes from the William Tell Overture and the fourth features Wagner's "Fate" leitmotifShostakovich 15th
37%
The opening motif is based on the phrase "Frei aber froh", or "free but happy"Brahms 3rd
30%
The C major first movement opens with an applied dominant chord and is sometimes called a "musical joke"Beethoven 1st
23%
The opening motif of the first movement begins with an ascending minor sixth in the stringsShostakovich 5th
20%
Each movement is preceded by the reading of a line of poetry, such as "Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime"Vaughan Williams 7th "Sinfonia Antartica"
20%
The slow introduction to the first movement opens with a dotted ascending D-AHaydn 104th "London"
17%
One melodic motive prominently features a grupetto while another uses the "gypsy" scaleRachmaninoff 1st
13%

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