Is it true that Bach and Handel never met in person?
When did the first opera house open in Leipzig?
Where did Luther’s hymnals first appear?
Who was cantor of St. Thomas’ in 1650?
Why were the town musicians granted special privileges?
What does a viola da gamba sound like?
And where can we find baroque music collections today?
The answers to these and many other questions can be found in the touring exhibition KLANGRAUM MITTELDEUTSCHLAND (Soundscape Central Germany). Or just pick up your smartphone, tablet or personal computer and set out on a multimedia time journey through Central German baroque music on www.mibamu.org.
More than two centuries of music history are waiting for you!
Manuel Bärwald (Bach-Archiv Leipzig) and Christina Siegfried (MBM)
Design and implementation of the multimedia project:
Stephan Harmanus (KplusH – Agentur für Kommunikation und Design)
© Mitteldeutsche Barockmusik in Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt und Thüringen e.V.