Record warehouse at the Bärenreiterweg 6–8
  • Founding of the record company Bärenreiter-Musicaphon.


Publishing house in Tours
  • Editions Bärenreiter Paris is founded in Paris (located in Tours from 1971–1980).


Publishing house in London


Photo: Paavo Blåfield, 2009
  • The first volume of the New Schubert Edition (Schubert – Die Dokumente seines Lebens) is published.

  • Bizet’s opera Carmen is performed for the first time at the National Theatre Mannheim using the critical new edition by Fritz Oeser (Alkor-Edition).


The Bärenreiter publishing house in the 1960s
  • In Kassel the company Disco-Center is founded for the Bärenreiter labels “Cantate” and “Musicaphon” as well as for over thirty other record companies.

  • The old bookbinding barracks are replaced by a new building.


The Bärenreiter buildings in 1966
  • The first volume of the Complete Works of Franz Berwald (string quartets) is published.

  • The new buildings are completed. The publishing house buildings as they stand are still all in use today.


Hector Berlioz (1803–1869)
  • The first volume of the New Berlioz Edition (Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale) appears.

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