Early Music
from Germany

Musical instruments cembalo keyboard Harpsichord in the Flemish style Antwerpen 1618 Foto: Jorge Royan

During the last few decades Early Music has become an important genre in German musical life. “Early Music from Germany” informs the reader about an area of music-making full of vitality, exhibits useful links and provides details about selected areas of the engagement of the Goethe-Institut.

Introduction

Annual Reviews

Festivals, trends, traditions – what was important over the past years? – We have summarised the key events in the scene using the annual review format.

Structures

Who makes music, who listens to it, when and where do they listen? – What characterises the scene for early music in Germany? We describe the general circumstances from both outside and inside.

History

The chronology of a music era: we showcase the historical development of early music in Germany.

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