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Arnstadt

(ärn`shtät), city (1994 pop. 27,470), Thuringia, E Germany, on the Gera River. Known for its glove-manufacturing industries, Arnstadt also has glassworks, wood-finishing works, and foundries. Fluorspar and manganese are mined nearby. Arnstadt passed to the counts of Schwarzburg in the 14th cent. and later was the capital of the principality of Schwarzburg-Sonderhausen. Noteworthy buildings include the 13th-century Church of Our Lady and an 18th-century palace. J. S. Bach was organist (1703–5, 1706–7) at the Church of St. Boniface there.
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A winner of last month's People's Choice Classic in Adelaide, South Australia, the 25-year-old native of Arnstadt is keen to see what measures can be taken to rid cycling of its many controversies, primarily the scourge of doping.
The European solar technology manufacturer SolarWorld AG announces the acquisition of the cell and module production of Bosch Solar Energy in Arnstadt in the German federal state of Thuringia.
Bosch is creating the largest solar farm in the UK - a 5 MW park over 18 hectares in Trefullock, Cornwall - as well as a 530 million Euro photovoltaics centre in Arnstadt, Germany, and a 520 million Euro solar module manufacturing plant in Malaysia.
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The company will build the steel structure of a new plant for solar components in the German town of Arnstadt.
Additionally, Ersol is expanding its manufacturing capacity for crystalline solar cells and modules in Arnstadt, Thuringia.
At the age of twenty the unmarried Bach asked for permission to be absent from his post in Arnstadt to visit Buxtehude for a period of three or four weeks.
Tomorrow, Huddersfield Singers will celebrate the epic trek made by 21-year-old Johann Sebastian Bach who in 1705 is said to have walked 260 miles across Germany from Arnstadt to Lbeck to hear the Danish organist Dietrich Buxtehude play.
Kajsa Bergqvist's expression says it all after the Swede broke the 14-year-old world indoor high-jump record in Arnstadt in Germany
3 million square feet, are located throughout Germany in Arnstadt, Borken, Bunde, Dorsten, Duisburg, Freiberg, Gutersloh, Bad Salzungen, Monheim, Oberhausen, Osnabruck, Rodewisch, Schmalkalden, St.
Each of the volume's seven chapters deals with roughly a decade of Bach's life, discussing his youth, his first two professional positions in Arnstadt and Muhlhausen, his employment at the courts in Weimar, then Cothen, followed by chapters on each of the three decades of Bach's time in Leipzig.
A week later the musicians will continue to Arnstadt where Bach's career commenced as church organist.