recently I came across the name Hector Quine There’s a little book by him on guitar technique, with a chapter offering guidance on how to. This book is a concise guide to the technical principles upon which the best current practice in guitar playing is founded. It deals clearly with all. Hector Quine, who has died aged 88, was a classical guitarist who His highly regarded treatise Guitar Technique () was succinct but.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Hector Quine, who has died aged 88, was a classical guitarist who helped to transform public attitudes to the instrument. Welcome to the forum. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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There were very few guitar teachers in Britain at that time, but he tracked down Alexis Chesnakov, who gave him lessons for 18 months and introduced him to Boris Perott, president of the Philharmonic Society of Guitarists. Brilliant insights about classical guitar playing and its technique.

Despite his relatively late age Quine soon mastered the instrument. It includes a selected repertoire list and a most useful appendix on ‘Writing for the Guitar’ by Stephen Dodgson. Bream taught Quine much about technique and theory, and also inspired his older pupil to get quinr making guitars—indeed, at his Wigmore Hall debut inBream played the second guitar Quine built, and also used one on his albumSonatina By Turina.


He was convinced that a guitarist should study and understand all music, not just the guitar repertoire. He purchased a guitar from a friend for two pounds and began taking lessons from a Russian teacher in London named Alexis Chesnakov, and through him, Quine encountered Dr.

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It may be writeen for classical guitar but it got me to realize all the errors I was making that basic guitar methods never point out.

He has left a strong legacy in the guitar world through his students. However, more importantly, he had a very good sense of guitar technique, and music interpretation, and for the typical undergraduate guitar major, he was the perfect Professor to have. Get to Know Us. Board index All times are UTC. Without falling into excessive technical details like nail shapeH.

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On the other quinee, David Russell has said about Quine: He never sought fame for himself, but his contribution to the serious study of the instrument will certainly outlive him and continue to inspire those who, like me, knew him as a teacher and a friend.

One person found this helpful. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This book is a concise guide to the technical principles upon which the best current practice in guitar playing is founded.

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He went to boarding school near Biggin Hill, in Kent, where he would lie on the grass watching the dogfights during the war. Having founded the classical guitar department at Guita College of Music inthe following year Quine was appointed as the first professor of guitar at the Royal Academy of Music.


I played a selection of them in my first Purcell Room recital. He built it on his bedroom table!

Quine soon became a formidable teacher himself. The level of detail that Quine provides would be difficult to find outside of graduate school. By picking out this error early, I’ve saved myself hours of re-training and stress on the knuckles.

Intermediate to Advanced Welcome to the Delcamp classical guitar forum. Tuesday 25 December I would really like to hear Quine playing them. It deals clearly with all practical aspects of playing–posture, tone production, position changing, chord playing, and coordination–and offers advice on interpretation and practicing. Mel Bay Complete Giuliani Studies. The classical guitar world lost one of its most distinguished and accomplished educators and advocates when Hector Quine passed away on January 1,two days after his 88th birthday.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. It held monthly meetings, at one of which he came across the young Julian Bream, who was already an accomplished player and agreed to help Quine with his early studies.

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teechnique Philanthropist and heir to the Littlewoods empire who became a generous patron of the arts. A Technical Workout for Classical Guitar: Despite the size of the book, it carries enormous significance.

He required his students to develop the correct fundamentals of technique beginning with hand positions, minute attention to finger form and movement, and a well thoughtout approach to the classical guitar.