Cool: Lost movement of a Beethoven string quartet reconstructed

As reported in The Guardian, the original slow movement of Beethoven’s Quartet in G major, Op. 18 No. 2, a movement that the composer discarded for reasons unknown, has been rescued from obscurity.

The music was reconstructed Barry Cooper, a music professor at the University of Manchester, from sketches and received its premiere Thursday. Judging from this video clip of that performance, there's some real gold in this abandoned movement:

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