Sound actions by category: Religious
Sound action recordings are of sounds designed to affect people, including situations where many make sounds together towards a common goal. Often they're of voices, but they also include sirens, bells, fireworks and more.
CALLS TO WORSHIP
Muezzin Whitechapel The muezzin at the East London Mosque, Whitechapel, calls evening prayers.
St Alban the Martyr bell The bell of St Alban the Martyr, parish church for Holborn, tolls for Mass on a Friday.
St Clement Danes The bells of St Clement Danes, central London ringing on a Sunday morning.
St Magnus the Martyr The bells ring at St Magnus-the-Martyr on Lower Thames Street in the City just before 7pm.
St Mary le Bow peal Peal attempt by the Southwark Cathedral Guild on the bells of St Mary-le-Bow.
St Pauls Cathedral 1 A brief peal of bells at St Pauls Cathedral on a Sunday morning at around 10.30am.
St Pauls Cathedral 3 Bells peal at St Pauls on a Thursday lunchtime, with a brief interlude in the middle.
St Vedast The bells of St Vedast, City of London, ringing on a Sunday morning.
SERVICES AND RITUALS
Southwark Cathedral organ Southwark cathedral organ recorded in front of the organ pipes on south side of the cathedral.
STREET PREACHERS AND PROSELYTISERS
Lady in White preacher A Christian preacher at the Elephant and Castle warns of the coming end time.
Night preacher Brixton By a bus stop in Brixton, a woman preacher sings and tells of the dead rising to be judged.
Preacher Covent Garden A preacher at Covent Garden holds forth while youngsters make sarcastic remarks.
Scientology invite A Scientologist invites the recordist to watch a short film about 'Dianetics'.
Street preacher Uxbridge A street preacher holds forth through a small PA as he paces about outside Uxbridge tube station.
Upton Park street preacher A woman paces about outside Upton Park tube station urging listeners to attend to an unspecified religious message.
MAJOR RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS
Battle of Karbala commemoration 1 A procession of several thousand Muslims along Park Lane commemorates the death of Mohammed's grandson at the Battle of Karbala.
Battle of Karbala commemoration 2 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.
Hare Krishna festival Drumming, chanting and cheering at a Hare Krishna festival in Trafalgar Square.
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