Mirrie Hill

Mirrie Hill composed in many genres, her favourite being orchestral music. Several works took their inspiration from Aboriginal themes and rhythms including Little Babe of Arnhem Land.

Mirrie Hill responded to dissonance in music from the age of 3, and would run from the room when her aunt played Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words saying they go wrong in the middle. She married Alfred Hill, her former teacher, in 1921. She composed in many genres, her favourite being orchestral music. Several works took their inspiration from Aboriginal themes and rhythms including Little Babe of Arnhem Land.

Compositions by Mirrie Hill 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.