“The International Heinrich Schütz Society, founded in 1930 as New Schütz-Gesellschaft by Hans Joachim Moser, Fritz Schmidt, Karl Vötterle and others, has its headquarters in Kassel, the first home of the composer.
Since 1954, numerous sections in other European and non-European countries.
The members of the International Heinrich Schütz Society Music lovers are not only musicians but also music researchers, theologians, journalists and church musicians as well as musicological institutes, libraries, government agencies and companies.
The International Heinrich Schütz Society regularly organizes smaller Heinrich-Schütz-day or larger-scale Heinrich Schütz festivals with different themes. Such meetings serve not only the intensive care and practical scientific penetration of Schütz's music, but also give members the opportunity for mutual exchange of ideas and to deepen existing and establish new contacts.”
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