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Google's new doodle is a Beethoven-themed musical puzzle

No one knows what day Ludwig van Beethoven was actually born, but today marks the 245th anniversary of his baptism. So Google made an interactive homepage doodle to mark the occasion. It goes something like this: Beethoven is on his way to the symphony hall when he steps in horse poop and his sheet music goes flying everywhere. Poor guy!

To win the game, you must put the pieces of Beethoven's sheet music back together. Classic works like "Für Elise" and "Moonlight Sonata" are broken into tiny listenable snippets that players must rearrange until they're in the right order. The game won't give you too much cranial stimulation, but it should take less time to complete than it would to listen to all of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.


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