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Luther in Thuringia
Anno 2017 - 500 years of reformation
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Martin Luther not only translated the Bible but also wrote songs and chorales – with German lyrics, of course. Learn more about Martin Luther as a lute player, singer and composer – and his love of good music ...
No Bach without Luther .... only very rarely did Johann Sebastian Bach compose his own chorale melodies but rather took over those of others, including Luther’s own compositions.
Martin Luther not only acquainted the people of his time with the gospel in an undistorted form but also gave them new access to the church hymn.