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Ducal court since 1675 - in the 17th c. Joh. Ludwig (72) and Nicolaus Ephraim (73) Bach - musical life reached its peak from 1862 until 1914 under the theatre and music loving duke Georg II, with whom Brahms was befriended. Hans von Bülow and Max Reger. Under Bülow’s baton the court orchestra became world famous; Richard Strauss was engaged as his assistant and successor, but he stayed only one season (1885-86).
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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 historical or interesting organ.||A memorial tablet or stone.|
|A single grave.||Two or more graves.|