Switched-On Bach is the first studio album by the American composer Wendy Carlos, released under her birth name Walter Carlos in October 1968 by Columbia Records.
Second album of . Bach compositions performed on the Moog synthesiser. Cover: ℗1973 CBS, Inc. Label: ℗1974 CBS, Inc. Made in Holland Printed in Holland. Matrix, Runout (Side A, label): S65974-1 AL 32659. Matrix, Runout (Side B, label): S 65974-2 BL 32659. Matrix, Runout (Side A, runout, stamped): MAL-32659-2A. Walter Carlos, Bach - Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album). Columbia Masterworks. 65974, S 65974, KM 32659. Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album, RE).
Switched-On Bach II by Walter Carlos. View all albums . Switched-On Bach. 4. Two-Part Invention In B-flat Minor. 5. Two-Part Invention In D Minor. 6. Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring. 7. Prelude And Fugue No. 7 In E-Flat Major. 8. 2 In C Minor. 9. Chorale Prelude Wachet Auf.
The sixties counter-culture movement was in full swing, giving rise to electronic music that reflected the unrestricted freedom of the era - groovy, but not especially musical. Wendy Carlos, who was born Walter Carlos but later changed her name - and gender - experienced this hostility first hand when she recorded Switched-On Bach. A music and physics student at two Ivy League universities, "Carlos encountered 'alienation and condescension' both students and faculty traditional musical values.
The album was also certified platinum and broke new ground for Electronic music. Following the release of Switched On Bach, Wendy Carlos composed the highly influential and hugely successful soundtrack for the film A Clockwork Orange. Over the years following the original release of Switched-On Bach in 1968, CBS was overwhelmed with requests for more SOB! Thus the sequel, Switched-On Bach II evolved in 1974. Disc: 1. 1. Suite in B Minor: Badinerie. 2. Suite in B Minor: Minuet
1973 studio album by Wendy Carlos. Switched-On Bach II. Studio album by. Wendy Carlos. Switched-On Bach II is a musical album by Wendy Carlos, originally released under her birth name, Walter Carlos, in 1973 on Columbia Records and produced by Carlos and Rachel Elkind and is a sequel to the 1968 album Switched-On Bach.
Is Switched-On Bach II the best album by Wendy Carlos? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. Switched-On Bach II by Wendy Carlos (1973) Overall rank: 78,461st. Accolades: Top albums of 1973 (799th). Top albums of the 1970s (7,714th). Best albums of all time (78,461st).
Switched-On Bach II is a musical album by Wendy Carlos, produced by Carlos and Rachel Elkind and released in 1973.
|Selections From Suite No. 2 In B Minor, BWV 1067|
|A2||Two-Part Invention In A Minor, BWV 784||1:20|
|A3||Two-Part Invention In A Major, BWV 783||1:10|
|A4||Sheep May Safely Graze, From "Cantata No. 208", BWV 208||5:00|
|Suite From Anna Magdalena Notebook|
|A5.a||Musette In D Major, Anh. 216||1:10|
|A5.b||Minuet In G Major, Anh. 114||1:40|
|A5.c||Bist. Du Bei Mir, BWV 508||2:15|
|A5.d||Marche In D Major, Anh. 122||1:00|
|Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D Major, BWV 1050|
|KM 32659||Walter Carlos||Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album)||Columbia Masterworks||KM 32659||US||1973|
|65974, S 65974, KM 32659||Walter Carlos||Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album, RE)||CBS, CBS, CBS||65974, S 65974, KM 32659||UK||Unknown|
|65974||Walter Carlos||Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album)||CBS||65974||Italy||1974|
|S 65974||Walter Carlos||Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album)||CBS||S 65974||Europe||1974|
|KM 32659||Walter Carlos, Bach*||Walter Carlos, Bach* - Switched-On Bach II (LP, Album)||Columbia Masterworks||KM 32659||Peru||1973|