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Wendy (Walter) Carlos at her Moog synthesizer.

The “Switched-On Bach” Story

A 1969 article telling the story of Wendy Carlos’ “Switched-On Bach” seminal album. A collection of pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach performed on the Moog modular synthesizer, “Switched-On Bach” legitimized the electronic synthesizer as a real musical instrument and changed forever the public perception of electronic music, showing that it could be something very different from ” the academy approved ‘ugly’ music, “as Carlos put it.

Bach Fugue No, 2 in C minor

Harry F. Olson
Bach Fugue No, 2 in C minor
Harry F. OlsonBach Fugue No, 2 in C minor
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The Ballad of Rudolph Fentz

Shane Hoose
The Ballad of Rudolph Fentz
Shane HooseThe Ballad of Rudolph Fentz
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Don’t Ask Why

Shane Hoose
Don’t Ask Why
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