Composer Alan Griffiths
Australian/New Zealand Composer Of Emotive Classical Art Music, Including The Albums 'Introspection' & 'Rare View'.
Alan began composing his own art music from the age of 13. After studying under Dr Allan Zavod, he then composed for theatre and film. Alan now composes art-music full-time and his debut albums Introspection and Rare View have been warmly received by audiences and critics alike.
WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING
ON THE 108-KEY STUART & SONS CONCERT PIANO
Rare View’s 22nd September 2018 World Premiere was proudly sponsored, filmed and recorded by SONY. This concert recording is Alan’s 3rd album and was recorded by Craig Field with SONY’s C100s in front of a live audience. This is also the world’s first live album recorded with the C100s. The performance was also accompanied by a ‘SONY Stories’ video filmed by acclaimed Japanese film director Kenshin Nawa that explains why SONY was involved in this concert. This video received wide coverage at the 2019 CES in Las Vegas.
7 solo piano pieces from Introspection were chosen by ANZCA Music Examinations for inclusion in their 2018 – 2024 piano examination syllabus manual list. ANZCA later chose 6 piano pieces from Rare View to be included with the first 7 pieces. In April 2022 ANZCA then chose an additional 2 piano pieces from my 2023 album Land No More? These pieces are graded by ANZCA from Grade 8 to Licentiate. Piano teachers and students can purchase individual PDFs as sheet music or the complete catalogues. The ANZCA examination repertoire has been extended till 2024.