CLASSICAL CD of THE WEEK (9 December – 15 December)
This week’s CD of the Week, on the Wirripang label and supplied to us by Wirripang Records is titled ‘Reflected Reeds, featuring Piano music composed and performed by Miriam Hyde. First released in 1994 by the Canberra School of Music and now re-released, the album includes works composed between 1936 and 1974.
Born in Adelaide, Hyde graduated at the age of 18 and won the Elder Overseas Scholarship to the Royal College of Music. Soon after returning to Adelaide in 1936, she moved to Sydney where she worked as pianist, composer, teacher and writer.