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The World Of The Organ


Release Date: 08/26/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 430091   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Charles-Marie WidorJohann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartSir William Walton,   ... 
Performer:  Simon Preston

Recorded in: Stereo 
Length:  1 Hours  9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony for Organ no 5 in f minor, Op. 42 no 1: 5th movement, Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1880; Paris, France 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
2. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
3. Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
4. Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
5. Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
6. Saul, HWV 53: Dead March by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
7. Trumpet Tune for Organ in C major, Z T698 "Indian Queen" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
8. Imperial March, Op. 32 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
9. Symphony for Organ no 2 in E minor, Op. 20: 5th movement, Final by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; France 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
10. Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich "Pilgrims' Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
11. March on Handel's "Lift up your heads", Op. 15 by Felix Alexandre Guilmant
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
12. Etudes (6) in Canon Form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56: no 5 in B minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 
13. Chorale Improvisations (66) for Organ, Op. 65: no 59, Nun danket alle Gott "Marche triomphale" by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; Germany 
Venue:  Westminster Abbey 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.5 in F minor, Op.42 No.1 for Organ: 5. Toccata (Allegro)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 ('Sleepers, awake')
Orgelstück (Fantasia) für eine Uhr in F minor, K.608
Crown Imperial: A Coronation March
The Prince Of Denmark's March
Saul, HWV 53 / Act 3: Dead March
Trumpet Tune "The Cebell"
Imperial March, Op.32
Symphony No.1 in D minor, Op.14 for Organ: 6. Final
Tannhäuser: Pilgrims' Chorus
March on a theme of Handel, Op.15
Six studies for pedal piano, Op.56: Study No.5
Marche Triomphale: Nun danket alle Gott, Op.65

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