Imagine the following scenario. There are some problems with it, but you’ll get the point.
The Berlin Philharmonic has the only sheet music for Mozart’s Requiem. One day, a fire destroys the last 10 pages.
Angela Merkel announces that the National Treasure will be restored within 3 years, before the World Music Festival in Berlin in 2023.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung proposes that Philip Glass rewrite the ending in a minimalist style appropriate for our time.