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The Technic Books provide reading and rhythm drills and exercises perfectly paced with each Lesson Book in Alfred's Basic Piano Library to improve musicianship and develop coordination of the hands.
About the Author
Morty Manus is president of Alfred Music Publishing Co., Inc. When Morty joined the company, he had recently received a business degree from City College of New York. As a clarinetist and pianist, he saw the need for quality music education publications. Drawing upon his musical experiences, Morty oversaw the development of instructional publications for accordion, guitar, piano, and drums; performance music for band, orchestra, chorus, and music theory.
Morty is the author and editor of numerous Alfred titles, including Alfred’s Basic Guitar Course, Alfred's Basic Piano Library, Alfred’s Adult Piano Course, and Essentials of Music Theory. In 2008, he received an honorary doctorate degree in music from the VanderCook College of Music in Chicago for “having made a significant contribution to the music education profession as evidenced by his outstanding creative achievements, scholarship and leadership.”
Morty met his wife Iris when she was working for Alfred on Saturdays. Iris has worked on a full-time basis for Alfred since the late 1960s, and maintains the position of executive producer.
ISBN: 9780739009390 ISBN-10: 0739009397 Series: Alfred's Basic Piano Library Audience:
Number Of Pages: 24 Published: 31st January 1984 Publisher: Alfred Music Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 21.59
Weight (kg): 0.11