Johann Sebastian Bach’s Coffee Cantata
übersetzt von Alfred Mann
In 1685, at the time of the first coffee house opening in Leipzig, nobody might have forseen the victorious career the black drink would make during the next centuries.
While at the beginning coffee houses were said to be places of depravation, later on even concerts (conducted also by the Thomas Cantor Johann Sebastian Bach) were given there.
In this book the internationally accepted Bach researcher Hans-Joachim Schulze gives a most interesting insight into the culture and history of coffee drinking and describes in a well-founded as well as entertaining way the evolutionary history of the Coffee Cantata.
Dass Johann Sebastian Bach dem schwarzen Getränk gegenüber nicht abgeneigt war, beschreibt der Bachforschers Hans-Joachim Schulze bereits in der deutschen Ausgabe des Buches „Ey! Wie schmeckt der Kaffee ...