Radio 3 playing Louis Vierne, Philippe Lefebvre - Messe Solennelle.
Vierne suffered either a stroke or a heart attack (eyewitness reports
differ) while giving his 1750th organ recital at Notre-Dame de Paris
on the evening of 2 June 1937. He had thus fulfilled his oft-stated
lifelong dream — to die at the console of the great organ of
An organ that size would console anyone.