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WLPL and Bach Chorale Present:


BachThe Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach

Wednesday 11 March 2015 at 6:45pm

Unrated, 93 minutes

West Lafayette Public Library

The widow of Bach reminisces in this biography. Her life with the great composer was not easy. He seldom spoke to her. When he did, it was only to read letters of complaint. Included are performances of Bach's works including the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Prelude 6 from the "Little Clavier Book for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Minuet 2 of the Suite in D Minor from the "Little Clavier Book for Anna Magdalena Bach, Sonata No. 2 in D Major for Viola and Harpsichord, Partita in E Minor from the "Little Clavier Book for Anna Magdalena Bach, Trio-sonata No. 2 in C Minor, Magnificat in D Major, "St. Matthew Passion, Prelude in B Minor for Organ, Mass in B Minor, Ascension Oratorio, Clavier-Uebung Italian Concerto, Goldberg Variations, Musical Offering, Art of the Fugue Corale for Organ, and Cantatas No. 205, 198, 244, 42, 215, 140, 82Considered an avant-garde film when it was released in 1968, the film uses Bach’s music to provide the dramatic narrative for the story. At present, this is the only film by directors Huillet and Straub available on DVD in the US.


WALLA & Friends Present:


vivianFinding Vivian Maier

Monday, March 9 at 6:45 p.m.

At the West Lafayette Public Library

83 minutes, Unrated

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers. 


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Though some rank the Democratic Republic of Congo among the world's most failed nation states (second only to war torn Somalia), today's book relates the story of centuries of an often vibrant, sometimes surprising and more recently challenged society, evolving through the neverending efforts of the Congolese people in what becomes a gripping tale that reads like a novel. 



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