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. This is his most famous work.
Musikalische Exequien is known to be the first German requiem and has remarkably similar content to Brahms’ German Requiem.
Schütz’s music had an Italian flair inspired by his years of study in Venice with Giovanni Gabrieli