1986

With the publication of vol. 17, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart is now completed.


1987

The Kassel Distribution Service (KGA), formerly the Bärenreiter Distribution Service, is founded.


1988

Bärenreiter takes over the Süddeutscher Musikverlag, Heidelberg.

The Bärenreiter printing facilities are closed.


1989

A practical paperback edition of the MGG is now available.