The main series (music volumes) of the New Mozart Edition is completed during this Mozart anniversary year; the paperback edition of the NMA in 20 volumes is published.
Bärenreiter takes over the stage works publisher Henschel Musik, Berlin.
In Prague, Nakladatelství Bärenreiter Praha is founded and the privatisation of Editio Supraphon Praha begins.
Bärenreiter becomes a shareholder of Editio Supraphon Praha, the future Bärenreiter Praha. In doing so, a sales and marketing office for Bärenreiter is established which coordinates the complete distribution of editions to Eastern Europe.
The Subject Encyclopaedia of the MGG is completed with the publication of volume 9. The index volume is published in 1999.