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SOUND ACTION RECORDINGS: RELIGIOUS CATEGORY

This page lists all the sound action recordings in the Religious main category and provides direct links to its sound files. The other four main categories are:

Economic. Political. Officialdom. Social.

The Religious category organises its recordings into four sub-categories. They are:

Calls to worship. Proselytisers and preachers. Religious festivals. Services and rituals.

SUB-CATEGORY: CALLS TO WORSHIP

Muezzin Whitechapel. Description: The muezzin at the East London Mosque, Whitechapel, calls evening prayers. Duration: 2:12. Recorded in 2008.

Southwark cathedral. Description: The bells at Southwark cathedral ring on Sunday morning. Duration: 2:00. Recorded in 2009.

St Alban the Martyr bell. Description: The bell of St Alban the Martyr, parish church for Holborn, tolls for Mass on a Friday. Duration: 1:00. Recorded in 2010.

St Clement Danes. Description: The bells of St Clement Danes, central London ringing on a Sunday morning. Duration: 1:29. Recorded in 2009.

St Dunstans bells practice. Description: Bellringers practice on a Thursday evening at St Dunstan's, Stepney. Duration: 2:20. Recorded in 2010.

St Magnus the Martyr. Description: The bells ring at St Magnus-the-Martyr on Lower Thames Street in the City just before 7pm. Duration: 1:00. Recorded in 2009.

St Martins in the Fields. Description: Bells peal on a Sunday morning at St Martins-in-the-Fields, central London. Duration: 1:30. Recorded in 2009.

St Mary le Bow peal. Description: Peal attempt by the Southwark Cathedral Guild on the bells of St Mary-le-Bow. Duration: 1:00. Recorded in 2012.

St Pauls Cathedral 1. Description: A brief peal of bells at St Pauls Cathedral on a Sunday morning at around 10.30am. Duration: 0:33. Recorded in 2009.

St Pauls Cathedral 2. Description: Main peal of bells for Sunday morning worship at St Pauls Cathedral. Duration: 1:00. Recorded in 2009.

St Pauls Cathedral 3. Description: Bells peal at St Pauls on a Thursday lunchtime, with a brief interlude in the middle. Duration: 2:20. Recorded in 2010.

St Stephens Rochester Row. Description: Bells peal on Sunday morning at St Stephens, Rochester Row, central London. Duration: 1:30. Recorded in 2009.

St Vedast. Description: The bells of St Vedast, City of London, ringing on a Sunday morning. Duration: 1:46. Recorded in 2009.

SUB-CATEGORY: PROSELYTISERS AND PREACHERS

Aldgate Christian singers. Description: A Gospel band perform at Petticoat Lane, east London, on a Sunday morning. Duration: 0:54. Recorded in 2008.

Black Israelites Oxford Street. Description: Members of the Black Israelites sect proselytise by word of mouth near Oxford Circus. Duration: 1:32. Recorded in 2015.

Christian fundamentalist Hyde Park. Description: A Christian preacher argues vigorously with his detractors at Speakers Corner on a Sunday afternoon. Duration: 2:20. Recorded in 2012.

Christian preacher Brixton. Description: A Christian preacher evangelises to passers-by in Brixton Duration: 2:11. Recorded in 2009.

Christian preacher Ealing. Description: A man holds forth outside Ealing Broadway station about the need to turn from sin. Duration: 2:44. Recorded in 2009.

Christian rapper Holloway. Description: A man broadcasts a redemptive message to a busy street through the medium of rap. Duration: 1:27. Recorded in 2012.

Croydon preacher. Description: Street preacher holds forth at North End, Croydon. Duration: 2:45. Recorded in 2005.

Hare Krishnas Regent Street. Description: A small group of Hare Krishnas chant as they make their way down Regent Street. Duration: 2:37. Recorded in 2009.

Jesus singer Liverpool Street. Description: A woman sings praises to Jesus while shaking a pair of maracas outside Liverpool Street train station. Duration: 2:10. Recorded in 2015.

Lady in White preacher. Description: A Christian preacher at the Elephant and Castle warns of the coming end time. Duration: 1:19. Recorded in 2008.

Night preacher Brixton. Description: By a bus stop in Brixton, a woman preacher sings and tells of the dead rising to be judged. Duration: 1:38. Recorded in 2009.

Preacher Covent Garden. Description: A preacher at Covent Garden holds forth while youngsters make sarcastic remarks. Duration: 2:06. Recorded in 2008.

Salvation Army. Description: Salvation Army band play 'Away in a Manger'. Duration: 1:23. Recorded in 2007.

Scientology invite. Description: A Scientologist invites the recordist to watch a short film about 'Dianetics'. Duration: 0:14. Recorded in 2009.

Speakers Corner preacher. Description: A preacher at Speakers Corner describes how God has turned his life around. Duration: 1:39. Recorded in 2008.

Upton Park street preacher. Description: A woman paces about outside Upton Park tube station urging listeners to attend to an unspecified religious message. Duration: 2:28. Recorded in 2013.

Wood Green religious singers. Description: A Christian proselytiser leads religious singing on the pavement in Wood Green. Duration: 1:28. Recorded in 2012.

SUB-CATEGORY: RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS

Battle of Karbala commemoration 1. Description: A procession of several thousand Muslims along Park Lane commemorates the death of Mohammed's grandson at the Battle of Karbala. Duration: 3:26. Recorded in 2013.

Battle of Karbala commemoration 2. Description: The Battle of Karbala procession turns round on Park Lane so that women's chanting is heard on one side and men's on the other. Duration: 3:12. Recorded in 2013.

Brockley carol singers. Description: Carol singers perform 'Away in a Manger' at a busy Christmas street market. Duration: 2:18. Recorded in 2010.

Hare Krishna festival. Description: Drumming, chanting and cheering at a Hare Krishna festival in Trafalgar Square. Duration: 2:23. Recorded in 2008 .

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Clerkenwell. Description: Annual procession of Our Lady of Mount Carmel through Clerkenwell, with floats, singers and band. Duration: 5:19. Recorded in 2009.

Trafalgar Square carol singers. Description: Carol singers and brass band perform 'Come All Ye Faithful'. Duration: 1:44. Recorded in 2009.

SUB-CATEGORY: SERVICES AND RITUALS

Church service Stoke Newington. Description: Worshippers chant and ring tiny bells at a service in a Stoke Newington church. Duration: 3:36. Recorded in 2016.

Outdoor Caribbean religious service. Description: A small group of Caribbean worshippers hold an outdoor Sunday service on Canvey Island. Duration: 3:15. Recorded in 2010.

Southwark Cathedral organ. Description: Southwark cathedral organ recorded in front of the organ pipes on south side of the cathedral. Duration: 0:54. Recorded in 2012.

Vespers Westminster Cathedral. Description: A male choir sings Vespers at Westminster Cathedral. Duration: 3:35. Recorded in 2010.

This concludes the list of recordings in the Religious category.

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