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Music fostered by landgrave Moritz der Gelehrte: John Dowland 1594-95 and Heinrich Schütz 1599-1615 (incl. four years of study in Italy on the landgrave's expense) - erection of Ottoneum (>01) - three famous organs by Scherer (1610-14); on the occasion of their renovation in 1722 Bach visited Kassel as organ examiner. Later Eberlin, Fiorillo, Reichardt, Spohr and Mahler.
After war-damage drastic renovation of the town; all composer houses lost.
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Explanation of symbols
|A workshop or atelier for instruments or other music items.||Other occasional live music performances|
|A library or archive.||A concert hall or other place for live music.|
|A conservatory or music school.||A place where composers or musicians performed or were employed.|
|A house or building that is closed to the public.||A house or building that can be visited by the public.|
|A single monument.||Two or more monuments.|
|A museum.||Opera house or other place for music theatre performances.|
|A memorial or interesting organ.||A memorial tablet or stone.|
|A single grave.||Two or more graves.|