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Festival of Britain

From April 2011 the Southbank Centre celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain with a four-month Festival of British culture and creativity.

natural soundscapes of Britain
marcus coates & geoff sample

Marcus Coates and myself were commissioned to produce an audio installation for the anniversary of the festival. We decided on a series of soundscape events that were iconic of both a particular landscape and season, taking in as much of the variety of the British islands as we could. The final work was a two-hour programme in 5-channel surround flowing seamlessly through the yearly cycle.