Can You Solve This Classical Music Crossword?

If you’re a fan of classical music, put your knowledge to the test with this crossword. Can you name the composers, works, and performers?


Crosswords are not only a great way to pass the time, but they can also be quite educational. If you’re a fan of classical music, then this crossword is perfect for you. Test your knowledge of classical composers, instruments, and terms with this fun crossword. Good luck!

The Crossword

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1. A __ is a fast tempo musical composition usually in triple meter 3
5. This Italian composer wrote The Four Seasons 8
9. The __ is the space between two notes 10
11. This instrument belongs to the brass family and has a slide 12
13. A pipe organ is often found in a(n) __ 14
16. This German composer wrote the nine symphonies 17
18. The overture to this opera by Rossini is one of the most popular pieces of classical music 19
20. This ballet by Tchaikovsky is about a nutcracker that comes to life 21
22. This German composer wrote The Magic Flute 23
24. A slow tempo piece of music is played __ 25
2. This keyboard instrument has 88 keys 3
4. An upbeat tempo piece of music 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 13 15 16 18 20 22 24 25

The Answers

1AClassical period lasting from 1750 to 1820
2AWrote decimal notation for rhythms in “The Art of Fugue”
3BWWV565, popularly known as the “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”
4CGerman city where Bach was born
5CWrote “The Well-Tempered Clavier”
6DMozart’s input on this work was limited to the last 12 bars
7EFirst name of Haydn’s younger brother
8FFirst name of Beethoven’s only teacher
9GKey of Beethoven’s famous Symphony No. 5
10HNickname for Schubert, given to him by his friends
11IWrote treatises on harmony and Counterpoint
12JOrchestral version of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor


We hope you enjoyed this classical music crossword! If you want to try more, you can find many more online or in newspapers. With a little practice, you’ll be able to solve them in no time!

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