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Last on

Sun 3 Jan 2010 13:30 BBC Radio 4 FM only

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 29 December 2009

Exploring the uses and abuses of Bach's music, from the jazz Bach craze of the 1960s to the electronic edifice of Wendy Carlos' Switched on Bach recordings. It has provided an incredible resource for pop invention, jazz improvisation, acapella swing, electronic futurism, rock guitar and plain kitsch.

A Brook Lapping production for BBC Radio 4.

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