"Remembrances" (2010) - For Piano
Remembrances is inspired, in part, by memory: the process of gradually remembering, experiencing the emotions contained within a memory, and then having the memory fade, hopefully to be conjured again later, but most likely not in exactly the same way. In the piece, itself a fleeting memory, I think of memories as fragile, with parts that we remember more strongly and feel more deeply and other parts that we can only faintly recollect. By the end of the piece, the memories we hear in the music are reduced to only the strong kernels of emotion our minds may piece together to reconstruct a narrative.
In performance, Remembrances may be inserted in between the final two movements of Three by Three.
Solungga Liu, piano