Scottish Life articles–over 60 columns and 2 feature articles, covering a large variety
of topics, artists, recordings, genres, written since 1996. Please note: the past
3 years of columns are only available by ordering back issues of Scottish Life magazine.
Sample articles are available. See Author Page for more info.
More than 20 articles adapted from Ed’s music teachers’ blog (2006-present), with
topics including: Timing, stagefright, learning by ear, tuning, learning as an adult,
harmonic series, practice techniques, to tap or not to tap (feet), expression vs
technique, rhythm problems, musical discipline, what is a beat, devices to cure all
musical ailments, online music games. Available to subscribers of Tunelearning Pages.
Fiction – Ed has written a novel, Franck’s Wild Ride, and a novella, Alita: an unidentified
flying love story. For more info on these works, please see the Author Page.
Paddledoo Collection – over 400 tunes arranged in two volumes for Scottish country
dancing, in an original design, with a Title Tune Book arranged alphabetically, and
an Alternate Tune Book arranged by type of tune, including waltzes, Gay Gordons,
etc. Each title tune suggests an appropriate alternate book page. The two books
fold back on themselves so that they can be placed side by side on a music stand.
For more information, please ask for details.