12 stations - World Listening Day 2011
City Sonic Walk Meditation/Sounding No1 Listen to the city as you walk, listen to everything Be aware of how the sounds you listen to affects your body Find a sound in the city that you like, express it in the place you first heard it, breathe and test for a resonance/echo in that space Listen, sound again, listen to the resonance of the space, measure the resonance and adjust your sounding to the length of the resonance until they are aligned and continue sounding.
We invited people to participate in a soundwalk in Limerick City in Ireland.
The issue explored is the subjective and objective aspects of listening to our everyday soundscapes.
We planned a possible route:
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We started and ended at the Locke Bar. In addition to the walk, listening and recording, the Grand Finale was a performance (player above), by all the participants, using the collected sounds as an ensemble. Some of the
Start at the Locke Bar
2. Clancy strand
3. St. Michael’s Rowing Club
4. The Limerick Docks scrap yard
5. Dolan’s Pub
6. The Crescent
7. People’s Park
8. Colbert Station
9. Milk Market
10. Debenhams corner
11. Arthur’s Quay
12. Locke Bar