FAST FACTS!


  • TENET created TENEbrae in 2012 and has presented a Lenten program annually ever since.

  • Heinrich Schütz wrote Musikalisch Exequien (Funeral Music) for the funeral of Henry II Ruess, Count of Gera in 1635, and it is arguably Schütz’s most famous work.

  • Musikalische Exequien is known to be the first German requiem and has remarkably similar content to Brahms’ German Requiem.

  • Learn More about Musikalisch Exequien on Wikipedia.

  • Schütz’s music had an Italian flair inspired by his years of study in Venice with Giovanni Gabrieli

  • Learn more about Heinrich Schütz on Wikipedia.