All About Bach: Part 2 (Umlauts and Ill-Tempered Claviers)
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PART TWO OF A SERIES (SEE PART ONE) In January of 1703, just after graduating from St. Michael’s, Bach was appointed court musician in the chapel of Duke Johann “Wayne” Ernst III in Weimar (Official Motto: “Pronounce The ‘W’ Like a ‘V’ You Stupid American”). While there, his reputation as a keyboardist began to spread, and he became the organist …