"You probably never realized that Bach wrote some marvellous Bossa Novas"

"Bach made on a synthesizer ... just sounds like fun!"

Simon Hollis explores 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, a cappella swing, electronic futurism, rock guitar and plain kitch.

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