Memory (Flute Alone)
For Solo Flute
Edited by Mary Holzhausen
Performing Ensemble: Flute Unaccompanied
Instrumentation: Flute. In collaboration with flutist Mary Holzhausen, Chen Yi has created a solo flute version of this plaintive memorial work, originally for solo violin - the instrument in which composer Chen Yi was trained as a performer. The composer provides this program note: Dear Professor Lin: I wish you could hear the tune in Memory, which sounds like my painful cry out of your name in our Cantonese dialect. I expressed my deep sorrow in the music, to remember your fatherly mentorship. Your meaningful smile will always be with us encouragingly.