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Performer: Wendy Carlos
Genre: Electronic / Classical
Title: Switched-On Bach
Country: US
Released: 1993
Style: Contemporary, Classical
FLAC version ZIP size: 1743 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1927 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1452 mb
Rating: 4.8
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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.

Wendy Carlos had come up with an artistically valid and musically legitimate approach to the most tradition-bound of all classical music that made it not only palatable but exciting to a generation of listeners more inclined toward the Beatles than Beethoven (much less Bach)

Art Direction – Anilda Carrasquillo. Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach (tracks: 2 to 13, 15, 16), Wendy Carlos (tracks: 1, 14). Design Concept – Fred Aicher. Graphics – Susan Cybulski. Other – Annemarie Franklin. Performer, Arranged By, Producer, Engineer – Wendy Carlos. Photography By – Myron Jay Dorf.

Released October 1968. Switched-On Bach Tracklist. 1. Sinfonia to Cantata No. 29 Lyrics. 2. Air on a G String Lyrics. About Switched-On Bach. Bearing Carlos' original name of Walter Carlos, the album was conceived by Carlos not as an attempt to revive Bach but because she was dissatisfied with the use of electronic instruments before 1968 and wanted to use them to play appealing music. The album was a smash, peaking at No. 10 on the Billboard chart, staying at the top of Billboard’s classical chart for three years, being certified platinum, and winning three Grammy Awards. Switched-On Bach Q&A

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.

Switched-On Bach is the first studio album by the American musician and composer Wendy Carlos, released under her birth name. The album had sold over one million copies by June 1974 and in 1986 became the second classical album in history to be certified

Switched on Bach 1. Usage. rcial-No Derivative Works . First synthesiser exeperiments by Walter Carlos. External metadata update. 2019-04-10T01:41:58Z. I was 11 when I first heard, and had to have, this album on reel to reel tape. I played it all the time at home. I saw Clockwork Orange when I was 'old enough' and before it was banned. There was the same music! Without a Wendy is the musician that instilled a love of music in my soul.

SwitchedOn Bach Wendy Carlos. This album has an average beat per minute of BPM (slowest/fastest tempos:, BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist SwitchedOn Bach. Album starts at BPM, ends at BPM (+0), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Wendy Carlos.

what others might call an album. with exceedingly low expectations. However, they were not disappointed in the least. A very dear friend of mine, a fine arts dealer in Cambridge, sent me a dusty copy of Switched-On Bach on my birth-day in jest.


1 Sinfonia To Cantata No. 29 3:20
2 Air On The G String 2:27
3 Two-Part Invention In F Major 0:43
4 Two-Part Invention In B-Flat Major 1:30
5 Two-Part Invention In D Minor 0:55
6 Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring 2:56
7 Prelude And Fugue No. 7 (From Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I) 7:07
8 Prelude And Fugue No. 2 (From Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I) 2:43
9 Chorale Prelude "Wachet Auf" 3:37
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major
10 I-Allegro 6:35
11 II-Andante 2:50
12 III- Allegro 5:05

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Sony Music
  • Manufactured By – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.


  • Mastered By – Bejun Mehta
  • Musical Assistance – Benjamin Folkman
  • Photography By – Horn/Griner
  • Producer – Trans-Electronic Music Productions, Inc.
  • Reissue Producer – Bejun Mehta
  • Written-By – Johann Sebastian Bach

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: SK53789 SP+9NA
  • Barcode: 074645378923

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MS 7194 Walter Carlos Switched-On Bach ‎(LP, Album, 1st) Columbia Masterworks MS 7194 US 1968
MS 7194 Walter Carlos Switched-On Bach ‎(LP, Album, RE) Columbia Masterworks, CBS Masterworks MS 7194 US Unknown
S-63501 Walter Carlos Switched-On Bach ‎(LP) CBS S-63501 Spain 1970
EMB24137 Walter Carlos Bach Electrónico ‎(LP, Album) Embassy EMB24137 Mexico 1969
MQ 1042 Walter Carlos Switched-On Bach ‎(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Columbia MQ 1042 US Unknown