Tracklist

CD 1: Switched‐On Bach
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sinfonia to Cantata no. 29, BWV 29
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:28
2 Air on a G String from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:34
3 Two‐Part Invention no. 8 in F major, BWV 779
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:44
4 Two‐Part Invention no. 14 in B‐flat major, BWV 785
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:32
5 Two‐Part Invention no. 4 in D minor, BWV 775
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:53
6 “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”, BWV 147 no. 10
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:58
7 Well‐Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 7 in E‐flat major, BWV 852
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:12
8 Well‐Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 2 in C minor, BWV 847
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:46
9 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:38
10 Brandenburg Concerto, no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:30
11 Brandenburg Concerto, no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: II. Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:52
12 Brandenburg Concerto, no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: III. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:12
13 Brandenburg Concerto, no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: II. Adagio (1979 version)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:10
14 Initial Experiments
Wendy Carlos 8:34
CD 2: The Well‐Tempered Synthesizer
# Title Rating Length
1 Orfeo Suite
4 3:22
2 Sonata in G major, L. 209/K. 455
4 1:42
3 Sonata in D major, L. 164/K. 491
4 3:55
4 Water Music: Bourrée
4 0:48
5 Water Music: Air
4 2:47
6 Water Music: Allegro Deciso
4 3:01
7 Sonata in E major, L. 430/K. 531
4 1:56
8 Sonata in D major, L. 465/K. 96
4 2:31
9 Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049: I. Allegro
5 8:06
10 Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049: II. Andante
5 3:36
11 Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049: III. Presto
5 4:46
12 Domine ad Adjuvandum (from the 1610 Vespers)
5 2:22
13 Stereo Alignment Tones
1 0:10
14 Well‐Tempered Experiments
9:08
CD 3: Switched‐On Bach II
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Selections from Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:27
2 Selections from Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Minuet
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:21
3 Selections from Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Bourrée
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:46
4 Two‐Part Invention in A minor, BWV 784
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:24
5 Two‐Part Invention in A major, BWV 783
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:13
6 Sheep May Safely Graze, from “Cantata no. 208”, BWV 208
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:11
7 Suite from Anna Magdalena Notebook: Musette in D major, Anh. 216
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:12
8 Suite from Anna Magdalena Notebook: Minuet in G major, Anh. 114
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:46
9 Suite from Anna Magdalena Notebook: Bist du bei mir, BWV 508
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:18
10 Suite from Anna Magdalena Notebook: Marche in D major, Anh. 122
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:08
11 Little Fugue in G minor
Johann Sebastian Bach 4 3:48
12 Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 10:53
13 Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Affettuoso
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:35
14 Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:51
CD 4: Switched‐On Brandenburgs
# Title Rating Length
1 Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046: I. Allegro
4:14
2 Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046: II. Adagio
4:09
3 Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046: III. Allegro
4:27
4 Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046: IV. Menuetto - Trio I - Polocca - Trio II
6:58
5 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: I. Allegro
4 5:52
6 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: II. Andante
4:29
7 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai
3:05
8 Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051: I. Allegro
6:57
9 Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051: II. Adagio ma non tanto
4:41
10 Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051: III. Allegro
5:32

Credits

CD 1: Switched‐On Bach

Moog:
Wendy Carlos (tracks 1–14)
Benjamin Folkman (tracks 3–5)
arranger:
Wendy Carlos (tracks 1–13)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1, 3–5, 5–8, 8–11, 11–13)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1731) (track 1)
part of:
15 Inventions, BWV 772-786 (number: 4) (track 5)
15 Inventions, BWV 772-786 (number: 8) (track 3)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 775) (track 5)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 779) (track 3)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 2)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (for piano, Friedman) (track 10)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: II. Adagio (original (>1m) Bach part) (track 10)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Cosmic Chorale (track 6)
Inventio Nr. 4 d-Moll, BWV 775 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Inventio Nr. 8 F-Dur, BWV 779 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 2)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 2)
Ouverture from Cantata, BWV 29 (for piano solo, Saint-Saëns) (track 1)
Solo Amore (track 2)
Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29: Sinfonia (for organ, Rawsthorne) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 2)
Sweetest Love (track 2)
神様 見てよ (track 6)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 2)
part of:
recording of:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: II. Adagio (catchall for unknown versions) (track 11)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: II. Adagio (original (>1m) Bach part) (track 11)
Inventio Nr. 14 B-Dur, BWV 785 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Inventio Nr. 4 d-Moll, BWV 775 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 10)
Hooked on Romance (track 2)

CD 2: The Well‐Tempered Synthesizer

synthesizer:
Wendy Carlos (tracks 1–14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 9, 9–10, 10–11, 11)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 4–6)
Claudio Monteverdi (tracks 1, 12)
Domenico Scarlatti (tracks 2–3, 7–8)
part of:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: I. Allegro (catch all for arrangements) (track 9)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: II. Andante (catch all for arrangements) (track 10)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: III. Presto (catch all for arrangements) (track 11)
part of:
Vespro della Beata Vergine, SV 206 (for chorus & instruments) (track 12)
recording of:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: I. Allegro (catch all for arrangements) (track 9)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: II. Andante (catch all for arrangements) (track 10)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: III. Presto (catch all for arrangements) (track 11)
Orfeo Suite (track 1)
Water Music: Air (track 5)

CD 3: Switched‐On Bach II

Moog:
Walter Carlos (tracks 1–14)
arranger:
Walter Carlos (tracks 1–14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–2, 2–3, 3–7, 10–14)
Christian Petzold (track 8)
previously attributed to:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 8–9)
producer:
Rachel Elkind (tracks 1–10, 12–14)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1973) (tracks 1–10, 12–14)
arrangement of:
Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 (previously attributed to Bach) (track 9)
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 ("Little") (track 11)
Menuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114 (for keyboard) (track 8)
arrangements:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: II. Affettuoso (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
later parody versions:
part of:
recording of:
Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 (previously attributed to Bach, catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Inventio Nr. 12 A-Dur, BWV 783 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Inventio Nr. 13 a-Moll, BWV 784 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Menuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114 (catch all for arrangements) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: IV. Bourrée I & II (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (catch all for arrangements) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

CD 4: Switched‐On Brandenburgs

Moog:
Wendy Carlos (tracks 1–10)
arranger:
Wendy Carlos (tracks 1–10)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–10)
producer:
Rachel Elkind (tracks 1–10)
arrangements:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 1 F-Dur, BWV 1046: II. Adagio (catch all for arrangements) (track 2)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: II. Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 6 B-Dur, BWV 1051: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 6 B-Dur, BWV 1051: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 5)