Wendy Carlos

Born 14 November 1939
Wendy Carlos
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1939-11-14
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Wendy Carlos

Wendy Carlos Biography (Wikipedia)

Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos; November 14, 1939) is an American musician and composer best known for her electronic music and film scores. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Carlos studied physics and music at Brown University before moving to New York City in 1962 to study music composition at Columbia University. Studying and working with various electronic musicians and technicians at the city's Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, she oversaw the development of the Moog synthesizer, then a relatively new and unknown keyboard instrument designed by Robert Moog.

Carlos came to prominence with Switched-On Bach (1968), an album of music by Johann Sebastian Bach performed on a Moog synthesizer which helped popularize its use in the 1970s and won her three Grammy Awards. Its commercial success led to several more keyboard albums from Carlos of varying genres including further synthesized classical music adaptations and experimental and ambient music. She composed the score to two Stanley Kubrick films, A Clockwork Orange (1971) and The Shining (1980), and also Tron (1982) for Walt Disney Productions.

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Title Music From "A Clockwork Orange"
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Title Music From "A Clockwork Orange"
Wendy Carlos
Theme from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoviana)
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Theme from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoviana)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata in D minor, arr synthesizer
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Toccata in D minor, arr synthesizer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
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Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
Domenico Scarlatti
Extract from Sonata in E KK.531
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Extract from Sonata in E KK.531
Wendy Carlos
Performance Values
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Performance Values
Wendy Carlos
Timesteps
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Timesteps
Johann Sebastian Bach
Two-Part Invention In A Major, BWV 783 1.10
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Two-Part Invention In A Major, BWV 783 1.10
Domenico Scarlatti
Sonata in D major Kk.96
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Sonata in D major Kk.96
Wendy Carlos
Bach brandenburg Concerto 1 in F
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Bach brandenburg Concerto 1 in F
Rachel Elkind
The Shining (1980) - Main Title
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The Shining (1980) - Main Title
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia to Cantata No.29
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Sinfonia to Cantata No.29
Wendy Carlos
Music for A Clockwork Orange - Beethoviana
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Music for A Clockwork Orange - Beethoviana
Wendy Carlos
William Tell Overture (Rossini, Abridged)
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William Tell Overture (Rossini, Abridged)
Wendy Carlos
Two Part Invention in F Major
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Two Part Invention in F Major
Wendy Carlos
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major (Second Movement)
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major (Second Movement)
Wendy Carlos
The Funeral of Queen Mary
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The Funeral of Queen Mary
Johann Sebastian Bach
Two Part Invention in B flat Major
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Two Part Invention in B flat Major
Wendy Carlos
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major - 1st Movement
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Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major - 1st Movement
Wendy Carlos
William Tell Overture
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William Tell Overture
Wendy Carlos
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
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Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
Henry Purcell
The Funeral of Queen Mary
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The Funeral of Queen Mary
Wendy Carlos
March From A Clockwork Orange
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March From A Clockwork Orange
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV 1051 (1st mvt)
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Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat, BWV 1051 (1st mvt)
Wendy Carlos
Tron (1982): The Creation of Tron / Water, Music and Tronaction
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Tron (1982): The Creation of Tron / Water, Music and Tronaction
Gioachino Rossini
Overture: La Gazza Ladra
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Overture: La Gazza Ladra
Wendy Carlos
Title Music from a Clockwork Orange
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Title Music from a Clockwork Orange
Johann Sebastian Bach
Two Part Invention in D minor, BWV.775
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Two Part Invention in D minor, BWV.775
Ludwig van Beethoven
March from A Clockwork Orange (based on finale of Beethoven's 9th Symphony)
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March from A Clockwork Orange (based on finale of Beethoven's 9th Symphony)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (3rd mvt) arr Carlos
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Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (3rd mvt) arr Carlos
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 (BWV.1050) in D 1st movement, Allegro
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 (BWV.1050) in D 1st movement, Allegro
Domenico Scarlatti
Sonata in D major, K 491 arr Carlos
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Sonata in D major, K 491 arr Carlos
Wendy Carlos
C'est Afrique
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C'est Afrique
Wendy Carlos
Clockwork Orange (1972) - Title Music
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Clockwork Orange (1972) - Title Music
Ludwig van Beethoven
March from a Clockwork Orange (Ninth Symphony, Fourth Movement)
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March from a Clockwork Orange (Ninth Symphony, Fourth Movement)
Henry Purcell
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary arr. Wendy Carlos
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Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary arr. Wendy Carlos
Wendy Carlos
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #6 In B Flat BWV
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Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #6 In B Flat BWV
Wendy Carlos
A Clockwork Orange (1971) "Title Music"
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A Clockwork Orange (1971) "Title Music"
Wendy Carlos
Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
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Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
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