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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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Bach lived in Weimar, Arnstadt, Mulhausen, and Kothen before settling in Leipzig in 1723, the year in which he was appointed Cantor of this church.
In England, in Crawley, with the Saint Wilfrids school, as part of the Arduino Challenge; in Germany, in Arnstadt and Ditzingen, to introduce children to scientific and technical careers and in the US, in Arlington, to help middle and high school students build mini rockets for the Team America Rocketry Challenge.
Bach's Principal Residences," contains eight chapters, each devoted to a town where Bach resided: Eisenach (1685-95), Ohrdruf (1695-1700), Luneburg (1700-1702), Arnstadt (1703-7), Muhlhausen (17078), Weimar (1703, 1708-17), Kothen (1717-23), and Leipzig (1723-50).
Gering & Cie of Arnstadt who produced about 4,000 pistols that were sold under the name Leonhardt (Lion Heart).
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.
Late in November Bosch sealed a deal to sell its factory in Arnstadt making solar cells and modules to solar photovoltaics (PV) specialist SolarWorld AG (ETR:SWV).
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.
The company will build the steel structure of a new plant for solar components in the German town of Arnstadt. The contract includes manufacturing, delivery and assembly of the steel units.
In 2004, the company expanded throughout Europe, building new facilities in Tulle, France and Arnstadt, Germany to accommodate growth in control modules and dual clutch modules respectively.
Additionally, Ersol is expanding its manufacturing capacity for crystalline solar cells and modules in Arnstadt, Thuringia.