The film is based on a 1962 satirical, dystopian story by Brit polymath novelist, composer Anthony Burgess. The sountrack is another showcase for the fascinating synth realizations of Wendy Carlos.
Intro ▷Carlos on CO▹ ▷Carlos on Kubrick▹
The great soundtrack spends 23 weeks on the charts, selling over 1M copies. It ignites Hamlisch’ career (he’d been Streisand’s rehearsal pianist for her role as Fanny Brice in 1964 musical Funny Girl, from which her first hit People resulted). Streisand becomes the best-selling female recording artist in the US — 33 studio albums, 117 singles.