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Restored Beethoven Work Debuts

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Restored Beethoven Work Debuts

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Restored Beethoven Work Debuts

Restored Beethoven Work Debuts

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Using a bare outline discovered in historical documents, Dutch musicologist Jos Van der Zanden has reconstructed an oboe concerto that Beethoven wrote at age 22. Van der Zanden speaks with NPR's Susan Stamberg.