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Guide to Bach Tour: Main Page | Life History of J.S. Bach | Performance Dates of Bach’s Vocal Works | Maps | Route Suggestions | Discussions
Maps of Bach Places | Videos of Bach Places | Symbols (Coats of Arms) of Bach Places | Organs in Bach Places
Places: Altenburg | Ammern | Arnstadt | Bad Berka | Berlin | Brandenburg | Bückeburg | Celle | Collmen | Dörna | Dornheim | Dresden | Eisenach | Erfurt | Gehren | Gera | Gotha | Halle | Hamburg | Heiligengrabe | Jena | Karlsbad | Kassel | Kleinzschocher | Köthen | Langewiesen | Leipzig | Lübeck | Lüneburg | Meiningen | Merseburg | Mühlhausen | Naumburg | Ohrdruf | Pomßen | Potsdam | Ronneburg | Sangerhausen | Schleiz | Stöntzsch | Störmthal | Taubach | Wechmar | Weimar | Weißenfels | Weißensee | Wiederau | Zeitz | Zerbst | Zschortau


Guide to Bach Tour
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The Guide to Bach Tour is a section of the Bach Cantatas Website (BCW), which contains information about every place associated with Bach: [L] = Places J.S. Bach lived in · [V] = Places Bach visited · [F] = Bach family places. The Guide can also be used for planning a Bach Tour.
The Guide contains: Life history of J.S. Bach; Maps; Page/s for each place, 50 in total, including: Description and history of the place and its Bach connection, Relevant events in life history of J.S. Bach, Performance dates of J.S. Bach’s vocal works, Features of interest, Information & links, Photos, Maps; Recommended routes.
If you would like to contribute written material, photos, maps, etc, and/ or find any errors, please send it to me in accordance with the guidelines at:
How to contribute.

Contents

Life History of J.S. Bach
Performance Dates of J.S. Bach’s Vocal Works
Maps
Places associated with Bach
Route Suggestions
Symbols
Links
Sources
Discussions of Bach Tour

Maps of Places associated with Bach
Symbols (Coats of Arms) of Places associated with Bach
Videos of Places associated with Bach
Organs in Places associated with Bach

Places associated with Bach

Altenburg. Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Town Guide | Maps

Ammern, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Arnstadt, Thuringia [L] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Town Guide | On the trail of J.S. Bach | Maps

Bad Berka, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Berlin, Berlin [V] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Brandenburg, Brandenburg
Photos | Maps

Bückeburg, Lower Saxony [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Celle, Lower Saxony
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Collmen, Saxony [V]
Photos | Maps

Dörna, Thuringia
Maps

Dornheim, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Dresden, Saxony [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Eisenach, Thuringia [L] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | City Guide | The Bach House Eisenach | Maps

Erfurt, Thuringia [V] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | City Guide | Maps

Gehren, Thuringia [F]
Photos | Maps

Gera, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Gotha, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt [V] [F]
Photos | City Guide | Maps

Hamburg, Hamburg [V] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Heiligengrabe, Brandenburg [V]
Photos | Maps

Jena, Thuringia [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Karlsbad, Bohemia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Kassel, Hesse [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | City Guide | Maps

Kleinzschocher, Saxony [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Köthen (Anhalt), Saxony-Anhalt [L] [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Bach in Köthen | Maps

Langewiesen, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Leipzig, Saxony [L] [V] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8: | Maps

Lübeck, Schlezwig-Holstein [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Lüneburg, Lower Saxony [L]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Meiningen, Thuringia [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Merseburg, Saxony-Anhalt [V]
Photos | Maps

Mühlhausen, Thuringia [L] [V] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt [V] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Ohrdruf, Thuringia [L] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Pomßen, Saxony [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Potsdam, Brandenburg [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Ronneburg, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt [V] [F]
PhotosL Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Schleiz, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Stöntzsch, Saxony [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3: Hohnstein | Maps

Störmthal, Saxony [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Maps

Taubach, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Wechmar, Thuringia [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Weimar, Thuringia [L] [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Weißenfels, Saxony-Anhalt | [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Weißensee, Thuringia [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Maps

Wiederau, Brandenburg [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

Zeitz, Saxony-Anhalt [F]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Town Guide | Maps

Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Town Guide | Maps

Zschortau, Saxony [V]
Photos: Part 1 | Part 2 | Maps

 

Symbols

[L] = Places J.S. Bach lived in
[V] = Places Bach visited
[F] = Bach family places

 

Links

Performance Dates of J.S. Bach’s Vocal Works
Discussions of Bach Tour
The J.S. Bach Tourist (Jan Koster)
On the traces of J.S. Bach (Germany Tourism) [N/A]
J.S. Bach – Biographie (Martin Schlu) [German]
J.S. Bach Education & Career (Timothy A. Smith)
Leipzig Bach Festival [N/A]
Bach Organs from August 2002 trip to Germany (Gregory Savord)
Bach and the Cities of Germany (Joy Schroeder - Michigan University)
Op het spoor van Bach [Dutch]
In the Footsteps of the Bachs - Slideshow by Rachel Brown at Tilford Bach Festival
http://www.bachonbach.com/bach-images-photos/
Bach On Bach > Bach Images + Photos

See also links for each of the places associated with Bach in the place pages above.

 

Sources

a. Christoph Wolff: Johann Sebastian Bach - The Learned Musician (W.E. Norton & Company, 2000)
b. Malcolm Boyd (Editor): Oxford Composer Companion - J.S. Bach (Oxford University Press, 1999)
c. Hans T. David & Arthur Mendel (editors): The Bach Reader (J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., revised edition, 1966)
d. Stanley Sadie (editor): The New Grove Bach Family (Papermac MacMillan London, 1983)
e. Martin Petzoldt: Bachstäten Ein Reiseführer zu Johann Sebastian Bach (Insel Verlag, 2000)
f. Reisewege zu Bach - Travelling Ways to Bach (Michael Imhof Verlag, 2003)
g. Article ‘A tour in the footsteps of Johann Sebastian’ by Noa Blass (‘Musica’ magazine, October 1987)
h. Various brochures & leaflets from Thuringia’s Tourist Information Offices (1999)
i. Personal knowledge from two Bach Tours in Germany: the 1st, in October 1999, included visit to 17 towns & villages connected to J.S. Bach; the 2nd, in May 2004, included 40 places (Aryeh Oron)
j. Websites of places associated with Bach (see links section in the pages dedicated to each place)
k. Tourist guides, such as Michelin - The Green Guide: Germany (2000) & Lonely Planet: Germany (2002)

 

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (October 2003 - June 2017)


Guide to Bach Tour: Main Page | Life History of J.S. Bach | Performance Dates of Bach’s Vocal Works | Maps | Route Suggestions | Discussions
Maps of Bach Places | Videos of Bach Places | Symbols (Coats of Arms) of Bach Places | Organs in Bach Places
Places: Altenburg | Ammern | Arnstadt | Bad Berka | Berlin | Brandenburg | Bückeburg | Celle | Collmen | Dörna | Dornheim | Dresden | Eisenach | Erfurt | Gehren | Gera | Gotha | Halle | Hamburg | Heiligengrabe | Jena | Karlsbad | Kassel | Kleinzschocher | Köthen | Langewiesen | Leipzig | Lübeck | Lüneburg | Meiningen | Merseburg | Mühlhausen | Naumburg | Ohrdruf | Pomßen | Potsdam | Ronneburg | Sangerhausen | Schleiz | Stöntzsch | Störmthal | Taubach | Wechmar | Weimar | Weißenfels | Weißensee | Wiederau | Zeitz | Zerbst | Zschortau



 

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