Friedemann Bach is the fourth track on the tenth album by Klaus Schulze, "X." (1978). The title refers to the German composer Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784), son of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).


Recorded: January to summer 1978

Composer(s): Klaus Schulze

Perfomer(s): Klaus Schulze, Harald Grosskopf (drums), B. Dragić (violin)

Alternative Version(s): Get the car, Harry


There are two official versions of Friedrich Nietzsche, the original from the LP release and an altered, remixed version from the first CD releases. The 2005 reissue used the original version.

This track was (partly) used for:

  • the Swiss film "Forscher des Vertikalen - Auguste Piccard"
  • the German WDR documentary "Haie II" (1978)
  • the US thriller "Barracuda" (1978)
  • the German film "Die Schattengrenze" (1979)
  • the German tv show "Löwenzahn - Ein Goldfisch ist nicht gern allein" (1983)
  • the German tv movie "Der Malawi See" (1986)
  • the Swiss film "Quaf" (1988)
  • the opening music for various films by Atlas International, e.g. "Bar Behind Bars", "Das Superweib", etc.


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