Land of the Long White Cloud Vol 1,2,3,4 are books that would be for the late intermediate level player and many were written so that Anna could play them at various occasions. They all have stories regarding who they were written for, or the event they were written about . Some are co-written by her partner, Shane Stewart, and have somewhat of a piping influence (bagpipes and whistles are his instruments), there are some which have an optional melody instrument harmony or harp accompaniment while the other instrument plays the tune. 15 pages including cover.
From the composer:
Aotearoa (the land of the long white cloud) ao - cloud, tea - white or clear, roa - long or tall
Aotearoa is the Maori name for New Zealand. Legend says that the explorer Kupe's first indication of land in the distance was the long cloud which hung over the North Island of NZ.
Volume 2Table of Content
- The Heron (waltz)
- The Stewart Island Slow Jig
- Miss Laura Robertson (jig)
- The Lad's Annual Waltz
- Always There (air)
- Planxty Rosemary (waltz)
For Lever and Pedal Harp
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