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Weimar is always linked with Goethe and Schiller, and often with Liszt. But it is rarely paraded as an important Bach city. He lived here in 1703 and from 1708 until 1717; 35 cantatas and the major part of his organ compositions were written in Weimar!
Duchess Anna Amalia of Saxe-Weimar played harpsichord and guitar and composed “Singspiele” on texts by Goethe; she established the splendid library that bears her name in the “Grüner Schloß”.
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|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.|