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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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He was the perfect match for my needs at that time. Every guitarist should read this book. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Though written principally for the clsssical guitarist, Quine’s well-written and well-designed text offer food for thought for any guitarist seeking to attain technical proficiency. He was a kind and demanding teacher. See and discover other items: One person found technoque helpful. I wish I knew what happened to the tape!

He built it on his bedroom table! Welcome to the forum. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Army officer who knocked out two Tiger tanks in Germany. Populist Right-wing former Mayor of Toronto whose drunken antics scandalised his fellow citizens. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract technjque followers and customers. 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.


Get to Know Us. If you have not already done so, please have a look at our welcome page for more information about the forum and technjque rules, then please introduce yourself here for a proper welcome. See all 5 reviews. On the other hand, David Russell has said about Quine: More from the web. By the time he left, almost 30 years later, the guitar department was one of the finest in the world.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Born in London inhis interest in classical guitar was piqued after he got out of the British Army hfctor He was convinced that a guitarist should study and understand all music, not just the guihar repertoire. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Hector Quine, classical guitarist – obituary

I went to London as a year-old and Hector accepted me as a student. Despite his relatively late age Quine soon mastered the instrument.

Despite the size of the book, it carries enormous significance. He combined an understanding of its interpretative possibilities with a gift for teaching, successfully elevating the guitar to what he saw as its rightful place in the concert hall and the conservatoire. Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some giitar reason.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. A highly cultured man, Quine had a fondness for literature, history and good wine. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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I dont think he has any recordings though. Brilliant insights about classical guitar playing and its technique.

Classical Guitar Skip to content. As the other reviews have stated, this is a fantastic book. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Note that this book is excellent for micromanagement of technique, by which I mean that it hecctor basic knowledge of guitar technique, but is concerned most with the nuances of technique. I played a selection of them in my first Purcell Room recital.

Guitar Technique – Hector Quine – Oxford University Press

It had a certain bell-like quality I liked at that time. I was not be-little-ing itsimply referring to the size. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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