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Here is proof that attractive, convincing contemporary music of substance can be written for elementary level players: this collection of nine intergalactic miniatures will be suitable for players of grade 1 level, yet never succumbs to musical clichés. Régis Campo writes ostinatos, pieces in two pitch centres, uses clusters, white notes only, syncopated rhythms, contrasted colourings and - in the final piece - continuous sustaining pedal. Titles such as Galaxy of the five Suns, The expanding galaxy and Infinite Spaces stimulate the imagination, and springboard a sense of wonder and spaciousness that the notes on the page justify and confirm. A really useful and rewarding anthology that deserves Wide distribution and use.
Piano journal (European Piano Teachers' Association) n°119
1. Galaxies des cinq soleils (Galaxy of the Five Suns) - 2. Espaces infinis (Infinite Spaces) - 3. Petite galaxie (Little Galaxy) - 4. Galaxie en expansion (The expanding Galaxy) - 5. Galaxie des deux crabes martiens (Galaxy of the Two Martian Crabs) - 6. Galaxie du magicien (Galaxy of the Magician) - 7. Galaxie des arc-en-ciel inquiets (Galaxy of the Distressed Rainbows) - 8. Galaxie bizarre des mains croisées (Bizarre Galaxy of the Crossed Hands - 9. Galaxie des pulsars (Galaxy of the Pulsars)
Régis Campo was born in Marseilles in 1968 and took composition lessons with Georges Boeuf and Jacques Charpentier before enrolling at the Paris Conservatory, where he continued his studies with Alain Bancquart and Gérard Grisey, finishing with the first prize in composition in 1995. [...]