Music: Switched-Off Bach

It was a memorable moment for those happy few who still believe that man has a chance against the machine. Last week Switched-On Bach, one of the alltime classical bestsellers ($2,000,000 in sales), was finally dethroned after two years and 49 weeks in the No. 1 spot on Billboard's classical chart. SOB was originally brought to you by the same folks—Walter Carlos and Rachel Elkind—who set Beethoven and Purcell to the Moog synthesizer, or vice versa, in the film A Clockwork Orange. Switching Switched off into second place, the new champ: Mass by Leonard Bernstein (TIME. Sept. 20), which has sold...

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