Miriam Hyde's style is lyrical and post-romantic. Her considerable output represents many genres and she is very well known for her piano music, particularly the numerous pieces written for students.
Miriam Hyde studied at the Elder Conservatorium in Adelaide,and at the Royal College of Music in London (1932-1935). Her style is lyrical and post-romantic. Her considerable output represents many genres and she is very well known for her piano music, particularly the numerous pieces written for students. She was honoured with the OBE in 1981 and the AO in 1991. She passed away shortly before her 92nd birthday on the 11th of January 2005.
Compositions by Miriam Hyde appear on
The third release in this series from Derek Jones, Flute Perspectives 3 continues to convey the synergy of the fascinating and varied Australian classical flute repertoire, with new works Jones has commissioned, some of them being recorded for the for the first time on this album.
The breadth of this remarkable collection of solo harp music encompasses sixty-six years of original Australian composition, performed by Jacinta Dennett, featuring Australian women composers and showcasing the harp’s unique sonic and expressive qualities as a solo instrument.
Beautiful lullabies and cradle songs by Australian composers from 1890-1999. Featuring soprano Linda Thompson (Australian Opera and VSO Young Artist) and pianist Deviani Segal, this delightful collection features world premiere recordings of Australian lullabies and cradle songs.
'Worlds Apart' features works for piano duet, two and three pianos from both ends of the globe. Includes the first Australian recording of the Bruch 'Concerto for two pianos and orchestra'.