DId you know?
- The organ’s 6,134 pipes range in size from a pencil to a telephone pole.
- The instrument was a collaboration between architect Frank Gehry and L.A. organ designer Manuel Rosales.
- The organ can range from barely audible sounds all the way to fortississimos that can obliterate a full orchestra.
- The “French fries,” those specially curved wood pipes in front, are made of solid, vertical grain Douglas fir.
- The pipes behind the façade include both metal pipes (tin and lead alloys) and wood pipes (Norwegian pine).