Various - The World Of The Organ
  • Singer: Various
  • Title: The World Of The Organ
  • Size MP3 ver: 1786 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 1341 mb
  • Genre: Classical
  • Rating: 4.0 of 5
  • Label: Decca ‎– SPA 262
    Series: The World Of The Great Classics –
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
    Country: UK
    Date of released: 1973
    Category: Classical
Various - The World Of The Organ


A1 Toccata And Fugue In D Minor, BWV 565 (The Organ Of The Victoria Hall, Geneva) 9:50
A2 Chorale Prelude - Wachet Auf! Ruft Uns Die Stimme, BWV 645 (The Organ Of St. Giles, Cripplegate) 4:45
A3 Fantasia And Fugue In G Minor, BWV 542 (The Organ Of St. Giles, Cripplegate)
B1 Organ Symphony No. 5 - Toccata (The Organ Of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral) 4:51
B2 Pièce Hérořque (The Organ Of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge) 9:03
B3 Trumpet Tune (The Organ Of Westminster Abbey) 1:14
B4 Solemn Melody (The Organ Of Alltwen Chapel, Pontardawe, Glamorgan) 3:52
B5 Trumpet Voluntary - The Prince Of Denmark's March (The Organ Of Westminster Abbey) 1:25
B6 Adagio For Organ And Strings In G Minor 8:10

Companies, etc.

  • Printed By – Upton Printing Group
  • Copyright (c) – The Decca Record Company Limited


  • Arranged By – Giazotto* (tracks: B6), Preston* (tracks: B5), Trevor (tracks: B3)
  • Compiled By – Ray Crick
  • Composed By – Widor* (tracks: B1), Franck* (tracks: B2), Walford Davies* (tracks: B4), Purcell* (tracks: B3), Clarke* (tracks: B5), Bach* (tracks: A1, A2, A3), Albinoni* (tracks: B6)
  • Conductor – Jörg Faerber (tracks: B6)
  • Orchestra – Württemberg Chamber Orchestra* (tracks: B6)
  • Soloist, Organ – D. J. Rees (tracks: B4), Douglas Haas (tracks: B6), Edward Higginbottom (tracks: B2), Jeanne Demessieux (tracks: B1), Jiří Ropek (tracks: A2 & 3), Karl Richter (tracks: A1), Simon Preston (tracks: B3, B5)


℗ 1960, A-1 ℗ 1971, A-2 & 3
℗ 1959, B-4 ℗ 1965, B-3 & 5 ℗ 1967, B-6 ℗ 1970, B-1 ℗ 1971, B-2
© 1973, The Decca Record Company Limited, London.

Laminated with "Clarifoil" made by British Celanese Limited.

White Labels as opposed to the usual blue
Timing missing from label Side A band 3

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ZAL 11505
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ZAL 11506
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped): ZAL-11505-1W
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped): ZAL-11506-1W

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SPA 262 Various The World Of The Organ ‎(LP) Decca SPA 262 UK 1973
SPA 4050 Various The World Of The Organ ‎(LP) London Records Of Canada Ltd. SPA 4050 Canada 1973
KCSP 262 Various The World Of The Organ ‎(Cass, Comp) Decca KCSP 262 UK 1973

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