What sounds are important, even though we don’t actively listen to them?
Is there something distinctively Appalachian about the calls to prayer in Johnson City?
The “Bluegrass” department is an integral part of the music and soundscape of an integral part of Johnson City, and the sounds and relationships behind how the music is made are an important piece to understanding our surroundings here in Johnson City, and gaining an understanding of the audible landscape.
Just as Titon argues that cultural diversity needs care, management, and interest to continue to be a cultural resource, the same care must go into maintaining the soundscapes in parks that support their intended uses.
At the Tortilleria Familiar
The tortilladora makes mechanical music
Like a Chandler & Price letterpress
Spinning tortilla 45’s
This “soundscape,” recorded one Sunday in April, 2017 during the Sunday morning church activities, captures that sound that had enveloped me as I walked in the door of Jennie Moore Memorial Presbyterian Church (Jennie Moore) for the first time…
Pal’s workers are proficiently multi-literate, using specific language to translate orders efficiently while using friendly greetings and promoting branding language.