Beethoven: Hymn composed 200 years ago discovered

Help

A previously unheard Beethoven score has been discovered by an academic in Manchester.

The piece is thought to have been composed almost 200 years ago.

It was found at the University of Manchester by Professor Barry Cooper who spotted it in a notebook alongside some original sketches of the famous Mass in D, known as the Missa Solemnis.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.