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Beethoven wrote two piano trios around 1809 dedicated to Countess Marie von Erdődy. He was living at her estate when the trios were composed. The first of those Op 70 trios is, as one writer said, “…strangely scored with an undeniably eerie-sounding slow movement.” One historian said that music may have had its roots in an opera about Macbeth which Beethoven was contemplating. What is the nickname of the trio with the eerie-sounding music?
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