By Jennifer Zobelein
With a Bonus CD: The Tonal Tour narrated by Manuel Rosales
With profiles and interviews, this book introduces the architect, organ builder, tonal designer and other important figures related to the visually striking organ found in Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall. There are many photos of the design and building process and a wealth of information about the project, including the evolution of the façade which has made this organ, and hall, an architectural landmark.
A CD,The Tonal Tour presents a sonic tour of the organ and several fine demonstrations played by Philip Allen Smith, David Goode and Cherry Rhodes with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra led by Alexander Mickelthwate.