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Religious Soundscapes

Worship

Name Description

Meals (4:58)

Production by Lauren Pond
Interpretive texts by Veronica Salinas

sizzlesizzlesizzlesizzle

Chop
(voices chatter)
Chop
Chop

Cutting time makes time

Chop
Chop
taptap
Chop
Bubbling
Boiling
Roasting

“I’m getting this for you, so”

“Italian sausage and kale”

Togetherness
In
Food Celebrating
In
Song
“That is what it shall be”

“are you excited, I’m excited”
Sharing a meal makes time
Melodies make time
Voices make time
“can you guys wash your hands”

“We give thanks to God for bread
Our voices rise in song together…”
chatter
(faint loudspeaker) “allahu akbar”
chatter
“Sharing a meal with us…make this time together count”

(choir singing) (organ)

Togetherness marks time

Chatter

“Excuse me, excuse me”

(faint loudspeaker) (music)

Chatter

Chatter

“Do you want tea? And sugar?”

Chatter

Chatter

Mobile Ministries (10:19)

Production by Lauren Pond
Interpretive texts by Veronica Salinas

(cars pass)

p a s s p a s s

P A S S

P A S S p a s s

P A S S

P A S S
P A S S
P A S S
pass
pass
pass

bus line
bus stops

Voices, ads on, “free for 30 days”

electric hums and rush of a/c runs on and on

(preacher)

“If you know Christ you need to walk with Christ”

Male voice preaches

“It’s so important that we put on compassionate hearts”

cars pass

“How sweet the sound”

“Was blind but now I see”
“Let it just be gone”
(cars pass)

p a s s p a s s

P A S S

P A S S p a s s

P A S S

P A S S
P A S S

(engine revs)

Vrroooroooooooommmmmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Motorcycle rumbles on and on and on and on and on and on and on
waiting

“God is able to change and make things live”

“God took a chance because he loves you”

“Sweet home hallelujah”

Motors rumble on and on and on and on and on and on and on

“Prayer around the racetrack
hand to hand”

(engine revs)

Vrroooroooooooommmmmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

Vvvvvvvrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm

(cars pass)

p a s s p a s s

P A S S

P A S S p a s s

P A S S

P A S S
P A S S

Festivals (7:04)

Production by Lauren Pond
Interpretive texts by Veronica Salinas

The word
Is weighted power

The money comes
“May your life be filled with blessings ”
Along the street
prayers are recited
Sung
chanted
contained
Given
space
in
open
air
Traveling Above
Into
And
Within
“Together we sing”
Laughter
Brings
Smiles
Together
We
Smile
Together
In
Time

Formal Ritual (9:35)

Production by Lauren Pond
Interpretive texts by Veronica Salinas

inhale
exhale
inhale
exhale

“principata sapienta”

VERA UUUUUMMMMMMMMMMM
MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

bells

ding dong ding dong ding dong ding dong ding dong ding done
bells mark time

OMMMMM
OHHHHHH
AHHHHHHH
EEEEEEEEAAAAA

“principata sapienta”
monks chanting

“I BELIEVE IN THE POWER”
“This beautiful place”
“We are a people of love peace and justice”
pastors preach, pray, voice pierces the air
voices praying “CHRIST in all”
harmonium and tabla drums and children’s voices
soothing, singing
calm

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