OSU MSU

Religious Soundscapes

Commerce

Name Description

Religion for Sale (5:46)

Production by Alison Furlong
Interpretive texts by Veronica Salinas

voices chatter
Christmas music plays
cash registers
Hypnotist
“...In a moment I’m going to take your right wrist and when I do, just let that arm go limp and loose. Loose and limp. That’s right, nice and loose and limp. And deeply down. And when I drop it to your lap you’re going to go down ten times deeper now. That’s right, ten times deeper now, relaxing more and more.”
voices chatter
music plays
cash registers
“And in a moment when I awake you, you are going to see my business card, and that business card is a black card, but not only is it a black card, it is probably the FUNNIEST card you have ever seen, and you just feel the laughter build up inside you because you know when you see that business card it’s going to be absolutely HILARIOUS and just let that suggestion sink deeper…deeper…deeper.”
GONG
gong
GONG
round sound
round sound
round sound
“If you just put your hand out you can feel it”
GONG
gong
GONG
“Just a quick announcement that we do have a raffle going on”
“$5 for 1 ticket or $20 for 5 tickets”
“bundle of books by the Dalai Lama”
“1,500 energy workers”
“Julie Andrews and kids come in” “aura” “physical” “energetic field” “aetheric body” “Share this information and teach it to others as well” “meridians” "patterns”
“Transformations”
“These you can hear (ping) but you cannot feel. Whereas these you can’t hear…but you can feel them.”
“Oh that’s intense”
FIDDLE PLAYS

A good Irish wake is like a good Irish festival! Three days of the whole community coming together to celebrate life! You got a gorgeous day out there! Fine music, good food…go out and celebrate and thank you for stopping in at the wake tent”

bells
clank tinkle tinkle shiny tinkle clank tinkle clank tinkle
(horse hooves clop clop clop clopclop clop clop clopclop)

“In a moment I’m going to count to five.
And when I count up to the number five, you will return to full alert and awake.
You’ll return to full consciousness as we go from zero, which takes you down a little deeper.

“I SIMPLY REMEMBER MY FAVORITE THINGS…”

Up to one, coming up more and more to two, being aware of the tingling in your fingers and toes, to three.
Coming up more and more.
Becoming more alert and awake as your head rises now from your chest.
On four, that’s right, becoming more alert, more awake, feeling wonderful!
Following my direction, and wide awake on five. (fingers snap)
Wide awake!”

“MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU”

“And you did get my business card, right?”

“Yes I did”

“In fact let me give you another - one for you and one to give away - and what do you think of that business card”

“It’s plain and…”

“And how do you feel about that?”

“It’s kind of funny”

“What’s funny about it?”

“I dunno”

“HAPPY HOLIDAYS…”

Ohio Expo Center (7:47)

Production by Lauren Pond
Interpretive texts by Veronica Salinas

(muffled overhead speaker)
soft, joyous music gently plays
muffled overhead speaker
muffled overhead speaker
p e o p l e p a s s
v o I c e
s s p e a k
p e o p l e p a s s
soft
music
gently
plays
on
a horse
clop clop
clop
clop
clop
clop clop
clop clop
clop
clop
clop
clop clop
clop clop
clop
clop
clop
clop clop
soft, joyous music gently plays
“In the relationship with Jesus”
S o f t
j o y o u s
m u s i c
p l a y s
V O I C E S V O I C E S
V O I C E S
(beep of alarm)
V O I C E S V O I C E S
V O I C E S
(metallic sounds)
“And then I’m gonna…”
(metallic sounds)
C H A N T C H A N T
C H A N T
(crowd noises)
C H A N T C H A N T
“subhanaka allahumma”
C H A N T
“Allahu akbar”
(nays)
(darbuka)
(finger cymbals)
digadigaDIT digadigaDIT
digadigadigadigadigadiga DIT
(Native American flute)
Tuu
ree
luuuuuuu
re
tooore
lu
re
luuuuuu
Murmur murmur
murmur murmur
M e d i t a t e
(slow)
muffled overhead speaker
“Lake Erie UFOs”
M e d i t a t e
(breathe)
g o n g
murmur murmur
murmur murmur
murmur murmur

Return