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Piano Puzzler®
Test your ears as Bruce Adolphe takes a popular tune and transforms it into something that sounds like it was composed by one of the greats. Guess the great and the song. Then listen to a piece by the composer in question.

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December 22, 2010
This week's contestant is Lee Kirk from Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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December 15, 2010
This week's contestant is Ben Fox from Boston, MA.
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December 8, 2010
This week's contestant is Elizabeth Bird from Bozeman, Montana.
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December 1, 2010
This week's contestant is Fran Bold from Las Cruces, New Mexico.
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November 24, 2010
This week's contestants are Dick and Serena LaVine from New York City.
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November 17, 2010
This week's contestant is Betty Sekhri from Kensington, Maryland.
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November 10, 2010
This week's contestant is George Andrew Wolff from Bourbonnais, Illinois.
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November 3, 2010
This week's contestant is Marilea Butler from Bonaire, Georgia.
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October 27, 2010
This week's contestants are Bill Wise & Toni Kazic from Columbia, MO.
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October 20, 2010
This week's contestant is June Echols from Richmond, VA.
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October 13, 2010
This week's contestant is Wendy Reynolds from Boca Raton, FL.
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October 6, 2010
This week's contestant is Stephen Herschkorn from Highland Park, NJ.
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September 29, 2010
This week's contestant is Sarah Quick from Coral Springs, FL.
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September 22, 2010
This week's contestant is Audrey Lorden from San Diego, CA.
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September 15, 2010
This week's contestant is Kent McWilliams of Northfield, MN.
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September 8, 2010
This week's contestant is Barbara Gaden from Richmond, VA.
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September 1, 2010
This week's contestant is Reuben Manring from Columbia, MO.
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August 25, 2010
This week's contestant is Dr. Heather Coltman from Boca Raton, FL.
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August 18, 2010
This week's contestant is Gary Hoffman from Ketchum, ID.
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August 11, 2010
This week's contestant is Alan Fletcher from Aspen, CO.
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August 4, 2010
This week's contestant is Chuck Lavazzi from St. Louis, MO.
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July 28, 2010
This week's contestant is Dr. Michael Kalm from Salt Lake City, UT.
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July 21, 2010
This week's contestant is Dan Freiberg from Golden Valley, MN.
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July 14, 2010
This week's contestant is Butch Thompson from Columbia, SC.
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July 7, 2010
This week's special guest is organist Cameron Carpenter.
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June 30, 2010
This week's contestant is Alejandro Rubio from San Diego, CA.
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June 23, 2010
This week's contestant is Paul Kovacovic from Minneapolis, MN.
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June 16, 2010
This week's contestant is Kathleen Burns from Columbia, SC.
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June 9, 2010
This week's contestant is Joe Comiskey from Portage, MI.
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June 2, 2010
This week's contestant is Claudio Buchwald from Bloomington, IN.
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May 26, 2010
This week's contestant is Nancy Heel from Montezuma, GA.
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May 12, 2010
This week's contestant is Michael Barone, the host of American Public Media's "Pipedreams".
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May 5, 2010
This week's contestant is Tony Villecco from Binghamton, NY.
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April 28, 2010
This week's contestant is Drew Herman from Kodiak, Alaska.
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April 21, 2010
This week's contestant is Doug Griggs from Georgetown, KY.
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April 14, 2010
This week's contestant is Leslie from San Diego, CA.
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April 7, 2010
This week's contestant is Tom Nicholson from Lynn Center, IL.
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March 31, 2010
This week's contestant is Joseph Tambornino from Walnut Creek, CA.
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March 24, 2010
This week's contestant is Lane Cheney from San Antonio, TX.
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March 17, 2010
This week's contestants are Owen and Annette Hungerford from Columbus, IN.
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March 10, 2010
This week's contestant is Galen Spinler from Albert Lea, MN.
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March 3, 2010
This week's contestant is Audrey Lorden from San Diego, CA.
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February 24, 2010
This week's contestant is Robert Levine from Roswell, GA.
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February 17, 2010
This week's contestant is Lara Hardin from San Diego, CA.
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February 10, 2010
This week's contestant is David Anderson from Lawton, OK.
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February 3, 2010
This week's contestant is Emilio Gandara from San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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January 27, 2010
This week's contestant is Billy Brown from Albuquerque, NM.
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January 20, 2010
This week's contestant is Ruth Anderson from Collegedale, TN.
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January 13, 2010
This week's contestant is Steve Hoog from New Orleans, LA.
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January 6, 2010
This week's contestant is Tim Kellogg from Citrus Heights, CA.
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