Miriam Hyde

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

Repose

Composer

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

Composer

'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'.