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The composer wanted to share childhood spirit, to represent the strong link we feel between the soul and the world when we look at landscapes and beings and that we are surrounded by poetry. There are nostalgic ballades, java, tango, bossa nova, meticulous melody and harmony and some comical aspects.
Jean Ribbe was born in 1963 and is a composer, a pianist, a musician who sometimes intervenes to the Conservatoire de Lyon and he is a trainer to CFMI in Lyon. The ensembles of these two organizations order him works but sometimes have technical restrictions he has to respect. He wants to write poetical works with a musical and literary writing intended for children and teenagers. He already wrote works like songs, pieces for solos on the piano, for instrumental ensembles, and mixed ensembles.