Plates* are miniatures for performance by a solo instrumentalist.
Plates, Vol1: Système sur-atonal — investigates Erik Satie's Système sur-atonal. Plate I and Plate II are compositions for electric piano; Plate VIII is a composition for synthesized flute.
Plates, Vol2: Mirrors — Plate XI and Plate XII explore a permutation of mirror harmony. Plate XV is a solo piano arrangement of Mechanical Mask (from the 2016 album False Self). This composition began life as generative False Self work, I created this new arrangement in June 2020.
*The term Plate has been appropriated from the Rorschach Test. In the test, the Rorschach inkblots are referred to as plates by the examiner.