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Founded 1923
Founder Karl Vötterle
Country of origin Germany
Headquarters location Kassel
Key people Barbara Scheuch-Vötterle and Leonhard Scheuch
Publication types Sheet music
Official website www.baerenreiter.com

Bärenreiter (Bärenreiter-Verlag) is a German classical music publishing house based in Kassel. The firm was founded by Karl Vötterle (1903–1975) in Augsburg in 1923, and moved to Kassel in 1927, where it still maintains headquarters; it also has offices in Basel, London, New York and Prague. The company is currently managed by Barbara Scheuch-Vötterle and Leonhard Scheuch.

Since 1951, the company's focus has been on the New Complete Editions series for various composers. These are urtext editions, and cover the entire work of the selected composer. Series include: J.S. Bach (the Neue Bach-Ausgabe, a joint project with the Deutscher Verlag für Musik), Berlioz, Gluck, Händel, Janáček, Mozart, Rossini,[1] Schubert, Telemann and others.


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