Circles is a 2021 project for solo piano which explores musical miniatures vertically, horizontally and circularly.
The piece which ignited the project is “Psalm”; commissioned for Gregory Euclide’s Thesis Recurring project and app, it is a loop which blurs the notion of beginning and end, and simply sits repeatedly. On this initial piece, I decided to develop the idea of loops, circles, through four additional pieces, two hymns and two carols.
When seen in its integrity Circles is a project which can be experienced from its beginning to its end, with each piece fading into each other — vertically — or through each piece perceived independently, and repeated over and over — horizontally.
Listen to the album.