German Music

German Music
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Classical Music in Germany

Germany is a country that possesses an extremely rich musical history, moulded by the works of great composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Wagner and, more recently, Schoenberg, Stockhausen and Rihm. These have set essential milestones in the history of music on a global scale. From the development of Bach's counterpoint and the grandness of Wagner's operas to Schoenberg's dodecaphonism, Germany is one of the main hubs of classical music.

Find out about some of Germany’s most famous artists of classical musical on the following pages:

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Gustav Mahler
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Arnold Schönberg
  • Robert Schumann
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen
  • Richard Wagner