Mühlhausen - Marriage and early mastery

1708

The historical Free Imperial and Hanseatic City with its historic centre and almost completely preserved city wall, 11 Gothic churches and town houses from different eras is well worth a visit. Mühlhausen was considered a centre of Protestant church music. In July 1707, aged 22, Johann Sebastian Bach took up his office as organist in the three-naved hall church, Divi Blasius. His "Ratswechselkantate" was performed here for the first time: "God is my King" (BWV 71). Bach's arrangement for a new organ was implemented in 1709 by the Mühlhausen organ builder Turner and inaugurated by Bach himself.






Mühllhausen - Marriage and early mastery