The Piano Trio in G minor by Clara Schumann was written in 1846, and is labeled as opus 17. It has been called "probably" the "masterpiece" among her compositions. The work is written for a piano trio comprising piano, violin, and cello. It has four movements:
- Allegro moderato in G minor, in common (4/4) time with a tempo of 152 crotchets to the minute.
- Scherzo and Trio in B-flat major and E-flat major, respectively. The Scherzo is in 3/4 time and has a tempo of 160 crotchets to the minute. The Trio is also in 3/4 time and shows no change in tempo from the Scherzo.
- Andante in G major, in 6/8 time and 112 quavers to the minute.
- Allegretto in G minor, in 2/4 time and 96 crotchets to the minute.