Study on Clara Schumann Piano Trio Op. 17

I once believed that I possessed creative talent, but I have given up this idea; a woman must not desire to compose—there has never yet been one able to do it. Should I expect to be the one?” – Clara Schumann, 1839

LSO Animateur Rachel Leach and LSO musicians analyse and perform the first movement of Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 – one of the set works on the new Edexcel A & AS Level syllabus.

The G minor Piano Trio is undoubtedly one of Clara Schumann’s best-known compositions, and a fine example
of Romantic chamber music.

Edexcel A Level Set Works: Instrumental Music: C. Schumann, Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17 Movement 1


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