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Malcolm Boyd

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195307719

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.001.0001

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Arnstadt, Mühlhausen (1703–8)

Arnstadt, Mühlhausen (1703–8)

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(p.17) Chapter 2 Arnstadt, Mühlhausen (1703–8)
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Bach
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Malcolm Boyd

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0002

This chapter examines Johann Sebastian Bach's travels to Arnstadt and Muhlhausen during the period from 1703 to 1708. In Arnstadt, Bach worked as organist of the town's third church and he was even selected to test the church's new organ in 1703. In 1706, Bach came to Muhlhausen to compete for the post of chief organist for the church of Blasiuskirche. In June 1707, he was accepted for the post and given a salary of 85 gulden. He later requested his dismissal from the Arnstadt consistory. Once established in Muhlhausen, Bach pursued and eventually married his cousin Maria Barbara Bach.

Keywords:   Johann Sebastian Bach, church organist, Arnstadt, Muhlhausen, Maria Barbara Bach

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