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Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach

Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach

Italy, West Germany, 1968
Drama, Biography, History


A chronicle of Johann Sebastian Bach’s life, eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music. Narrated by his wife Anna in voiceover, it consists largely of static scenes of Bach conducting and/or playing his brilliant compositions.

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Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach Directed by Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub

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