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Beethoven's 10th Symphony: For Real?

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Beethoven's 10th Symphony: For Real?

Beethoven's 10th Symphony: For Real?

Beethoven's 10th Symphony: For Real?

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Did Beethoven write a 10th symphony that was lost to history? Clemens Bilan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Did Beethoven write a 10th symphony that was lost to history?

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Everyone knows Beethoven wrote nine symphonies, right? Or did he? Undiscovered manuscripts keep popping up all the time. Uncovering a lost 10th symphony by Beethoven would surely give the classical music world something to shout about.

It could happen — at least it could according to our colleagues over at Weekend Edition Sunday. Reporter Naomi Lewin carefully unfolds the mysterious saga of a new Beethoven discovery, as a part of our April 1 news coverage.