Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Opus 24, was published in 1801. It is often known as the Spring Sonata. This name of Spring Sonata was given to it after Ludwig van Beethoven’s death.
The Kreutzer Sonata for violin and piano, No 9, by Ludwig van Beethoven, is notable for its technical difficulty and unusual length (around 40 minutes) and emotional scope.
The Carnival of the Animals (Le carnaval des animaux) is a humorous musical suite of fourteen movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns. The work was written for private performance by an ad hoc ensemble of two pianos and other instruments.