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“New” Beethoven Quartet Movement To Be Performed

photograph of a graffiti likeness of Beethoven painted on a concrete wall
Beethoven in the here and now
September 28, 2011

Beethoven’s been dead for nearly two centuries, but one of his string quartet movements has just been born. Working from some of Beethoven’s famous musical sketches, British musicologist Barry Cooper has reconstructed a string quartet movement Beethoven had discarded months before completing his String Quartet Op. 18, No. 2, according to the BBC. The reconstructed [...]