1. He composed some charming and moving organ and brass pieces.
2. The unfortunate English connotation of his Germanic surname makes me feel a heck of a lot better about the snicker-inducing English connotation of my own Germanic surname.*
The link below offers a spirited recording of Scheidt's Battle Suite played by the Budapest Brass Quintet.
I would have to agree - that is far more disastrous a connotation than Berger, or even Scheidt, could ever be.