Alfred's Basic Piano Library: A Conversation with Morton Manus and Amanda Vick LethcoBy Amanda Vick Lethco and Morton Manus Item: 00-15617
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Thousands of piano teachers around the world have used Alfred's Basic Piano Library with astounding success. In this video, co-authors Morton Manus and Amanda Vick Lethco describe the history and philosophy of this popular piano method. Hear them discuss a variety of topics, including the beginning of the method, its goals, the reading approach, the importance of lyrics and appealing music to successful teaching, effective use of the correlated supplementary materials and the adaptation of the method for various age groups and students with varied learning styles. Using a question and answer format, the video effectively captures the personalities of Manus and Lethco, their enthusiasm for teaching and their belief that music is for everyone.