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Sounds

Cities, as nodes of global communication, all have their individual sound, their own distinct street noise and musical styles. Soundscapes made up of everyday sounds and their echoes reflect urban architectures, local power relationships, and public expressions of cultural/religious identities. Religion in particular propagates itself through noises, sounds, and singing. Church bells and the calls of the imam mark the time and space of urban everyday life. Sound is not just one of the main mediums for the dissemination of global prayers, it is also the medium that connects the individual body and voice with urban space.