On the 20th of January, Elizabeth Alker presented chilling ambient sounds inspired by the Arctic marine environment. The show featured Ocean ARTic’s composer Michael Begg’s track called ‘Arctic Night’ from his album Light Water is Black Water.
The tracks showcase how Michael transformed daily average data points for ice concentration and thickness, air temperature, pressure, precipitation and evaporation into melodic lines and harmonic content.
Listen to show here https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0013jsb Michael’s track is introduced from minute 30.40.
The show is available for listening until the end of February 2022.