Captain Swing

Benjamin Maier, John D'Arcy (Composer)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


Radio play based on 19th Century 'Swing Riots' in England

Radio verse-play written by Ben Maier

Sound Design and Composition by John D'Arcy

'Captain Swing' was composed for 32-channel immersive audio presentation in the Sonic Lab, Sonic Arts Research Centre belfast and reduced to stereo and mono for other public playback.

May 2014 - Playback (mono) at The Exponential Horn exhibition, Science Museum, London

May 2014 - Broadcast (stereo) on Resonance FM, London

November 2014 - Playback (32-channel) at Sonic Lab, Belfast
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventThe Exponential Horn: In Search of the Perfect Sound - Science Museum, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 04 Jun 201404 Jun 2014


  • Radio play
  • Electroacoustic Music


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