A particular preoccupation of his was the oeuvre of John Ireland. He studied much of Ireland’s piano output with the composer himself, who recommended him to undertake a recording of the complete Ireland piano music. For much of his life Rowlands taught at the RCM, from which he retired in References [ edit ].
When Lyrita proposed recording his complete piano works, composer John Ireland recommended pianist Alan Rowlands for the job. By his own admission, Rowlands was not a virtuoso pianist, but he was still a very good musician and undoubtedly the man for the job.9/
Mar 09, · John Ireland - Alan Rowlands John Ireland - Alan Rowlands - Piano Music Volume 1: London Pieces, Greenways Suite, Sonatina, Soliloquy, On A Birthday Morning, Equinox (LP, Mono) Lyrita Recorded Edition.