About this video: Australian-Taiwanese pianist Belle Chen performs Miriam Hyde’s ‘Valley of the Rocks’.
About Belle Chen: Handpicked by Brian Eno as the one to watch, pianist Belle Chen has distinguished herself with her unique recorded works that are unbound by tradition- often mixing classical music repertoire with recorded soundscapes. Her creativity was celebrated through winning the classical music category of 2015 London Music Awards, as voted by a luminous panel from the UK music industry.
About Miriam Hyde (1913 – 2005): Miriam Hyde was a celebrated Australian composer, pianist, music educator and poet.
Teacher and Student Resources
We hear how a composer responds to a dramatic landscape in a short piano piece, and a pianist adds rec-orded birdsong to enrich her performance of the work. Click here to download the Listen Up activities.
Supported by the Mary Vallentine Limitless Stage Fund.