Choose two soundscapes in which music operates in a worship setting

College
Essay
Miscellaneous
Pages 5 (1255 words)
Download 0
Choosing soundscapes as part of the experience of worship is becoming a more frequent and enlightening experience for the worshiper. In this respect the aide to worship brings together the beauty in creation to afford a more rounded and spiritually enhanced experience to participants.

Introduction


The "Tao Meditation", is used to convey the worshiper into a deeper and more peaceful state of worship and spiritual growth. The music is focused in soft Tibetan sounds, with wind chimes, gongs, bells and gentle natural sounds to convey a deeper sense of inner peace and a desire to enter into the inner reaches of ones spirituality. The covey of the simple music allows for the worshiper to find a peaceful oasis of relaxation and stress relief from the business of life, to tap into the inner energies of spiritual awareness and silence.
The setting, that I experienced was a simple room, lots of natural light where the worshipers like myself sit in simple seating set in a semi circle, with a screen at the opening of the circle that provided the features that impact upon the sight sensory experience. The leadership by a competence alternative worship leader gently brought one into a sensory but spiritual experience. The significance of the experience is the fulfillment of the inner spiritual finding release in the gentle art of meditation.
There was no specifically set ritual, just a simple group desire to come together to enjoy and experience a deeper and more meaningful spirituality. The ritual if any; or indeed order, was the gentle leading of the group by the leader into the peaceful state of meditation. ...
Download paper
Not exactly what you need?

Related papers

Theology of Worship: The Judeo-Christian Tradition
The aim of this paper is to further discuss the matter of the Judeo-Christian tradition in regards to Britain. By thoroughly addressing the subject matter, we can come to a clearer and more understanding view on the topic. This is what will be dissertated in the following.…
Gospel music
The Second Awakening's prayer camp meetings embraced both black and white and Protestants of all sects who came together for the sole purpose of cleansing their souls and giving themselves a temporary respite from the hardships of their everyday life. Accordingly, from the very moment of inception, gospel music tended towards the soulful and sorrowful, expressing a longing for spiritual comfort…
Biblcal Concepts of Worship
Martin's definition of worship as a dramatic celebration of God must have kindled this quest for finding ways on how one should worship. A look at the Scriptures about the doctrine of worship will help make this new trend be subject to the evaluation of the churches in general, in this modern age.…
Empowerment and Goal Setting
It is management's responsibility to create an environment in which that knowledge is brought out and used for the benefit of the people and the organisation.…
Choose two soundscapes in which music operates in a worship setting
The "Tao Meditation", is used to convey the worshiper into a deeper and more peaceful state of worship and spiritual growth. The music is focused in soft Tibetan sounds, with wind chimes, gongs, bells and gentle natural sounds to convey a deeper sense of inner peace and a desire to enter into the inner reaches of ones spirituality. The covey of the simple music allows for the worshiper to find a…
God of Christianity vs. Allah of Islam. Although they are many similarities between the two, their vast differences support that Christians and Muslims worship
Allah is the Arabic world and a given name to God as Yahweh, the holy trinity given to God in Christianity.…
Goal Setting
I have some very lofty goals that I know are challenging but I am on the right path. Currently I am working towards becoming a Clinical Physcologist. I am attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a freshman. I am highly ambitious as I will be completing 26 credits for my 1st semester (normally coursloads run from 15-20 credits). I have sustained a high level of achievement throughout all…