This article discusses Stanley Kubrick’s incongruent mix of film and music. 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange were very different films but both used classical music themes and their contemporary renderings. Both films had a hit soundtrack. The article tells of Wendy Carlos’ impressive background and her involvement in the development of electronic music. Synthesized music was rare, especially for Classical music. Carlos brought it to the masses with a hit record Switched-On Bach. The article explains the development of the Moog Synthesizer and traces the success of Carlos and her partner Rachel Elkind. We understand that they had been working on Beethoven’s music before it was used for A Clockwork Orange. Carlos managed to get her music to Kubrick and he invited her to join the team, requesting some more music to be made. She explains the technical difficulties they experienced. The album for the film was number thirty-four on the Billboard charts. She released successful albums and worked on more films including Tron and The Shining.