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  1. Bach in Leipzig

  2. Kantor of St. Thomas • June, 1722: Death of Johann Kuhnau, Kantor of St. Thomas, Leipzig • Georg Phillip Telemann considered

  3. Kantor of St. Thomas • Finalists: Bach and Christoph Graupner • Bach’s audition: Cantatas BWV 22 and 23

  4. Bach gets the job • “Since the best (candidate) could not be obtained, a mediocre one would have to be accepted.”

  5. Leipzig

  6. Leipzig disputation, 1519 Georg Rhau 1488-1548

  7. Leipzig: A University town

  8. Bach as Kantor of St. Thomas • Oversee 4 churches • School duties

  9. Bach’s typical schedule at St. Thomas School 5 am / 6 am in winter Wake up 5:15 / 6:15 All school Morning Prayer 6:30 Breakfast 7-10 am School Classes / composition or other work 7-8 am Fridays Prayer service 11 am Bach’s Lunch Noon-1 pm Choir rehearsal 1-3 pm School Classes / private instruction, etc 6 pm Dinner 8 pm Evening Prayer 9 pm Bedtime in dormitories

  10. Choral activities • Choirs I, II, III, IV (based on ability) • Prefects direct lower-level choirs • Choirs I, II, III contain 36-48 singers • Choir IV is the “chanting choir” at St. Peter’s • Students reminded of their “duty and office” as singers

  11. Lutheran chorales • Chorales are core of choral repertoire • Dresden Gesangbuch (Dressdinische Gesang-Buch), 1725

  12. Connection with University • St. Paul’s Church – the university church • Bach responsible for festival services and academic events St. Paul’s altar

  13. Collegium musicum • “professional” community musicians • Performed at Zimmerman’s Coffee House

  14. Later years • 1747 performance in Potsdam • The Art of Fugue • Eye trouble and operations

  15. Death: July 28, 1750

  16. Cross motive