Musical Inspirations

A Woman of Note includes references to the following compositions by composers of the period.

  • Beethoven – Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3
  • Beethoven – Sonata No. 8 in C Minor (called the Pathétique), Op. 13
  • Beethoven – Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor (called the The Moonlight Sonata), Op. 27, No. 2
  • Beethoven – Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major (called the Hammerklavier), Op. 106
  • Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 18
  • Chopin – Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
  • Chopin – Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni
  • Schubert – Erlkönig, Op. 1
  • Schubert – Impromptu in G-flat Major, Op. 90, No. 3
  • Schubert – Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 100

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