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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Philanthropist and heir to the Littlewoods empire who became a generous patron of the arts. I played a selection of them in my first Purcell Room recital; have they been played in public since?

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As the other reviews have stated, this is a fantastic book. I played a selection of them in my first Purcell Room recital.

In all, Quine built just eighteen guitars over about 20 years, as teaching became his passion and dominated his life more and more. Intermediate to Advanced Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. 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.

Proud and mercurial Dutch football star who developed a fast-moving and fluid style of play. He built it on his bedroom table! A Technical Workout for Classical Guitar: He has left a strong legacy in the guitar world through his students. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

Hector was a good player-I remember hearing him at the Festival Hall in a performance of Britten’s”Gloriana”on the night that Kennedy was shot.


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

It is well-written; well-organized; concise; and omits nothing, while containing nothing superfluous.

Hector Quine, classical guitarist – obituary

What is the most “economic” hand position? Ships from and sold by Amazon. If you have not already done so, please have a look at our welcome page for more information about the forum and its rules, then please introduce yourself here for a proper welcome.

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Hector Quine – Classical Guitar

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Despite his relatively late age Techniqu soon mastered the instrument. By picking out this error early, I’ve saved myself hours of re-training and stress on the knuckles. It includes a selected repertoire list and a most useful appendix tecgnique ‘Writing for the Guitar’ by Stephen Dodgson.

Note that this book is excellent for micromanagement of technique, by which I mean that it assumes basic knowledge of guitar technique, but is concerned most with the nuances of technique.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. He was a kind and demanding teacher. At what angle do I position my hands when Uector play? He’s still alive today, and my teacher told me that at one time he was teaching in every one of the conservatoires in London at the same time in the 60s.

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Quine, who was awarded honorary membership hectof the Royal Academy of Music inis survived by his wife, Penny Engleheart, whom he married inand by their son and daughter. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book is a concise guide to the technical principles upon which the best current practice in guitar-playing is founded.

A fruitful collaboration with the composer Stephen Dodgson led to two volumes of studies for the guitar, offering material written in the contemporary style that John Williams recorded in I was not be-little-ing itsimply referring to the size.

Quine teechnique became a formidable teacher himself. 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. More from the web. I learned more from this book than from 4 years of classical guitar lessons. Hector Quine, classical guitarist – obituary Classical guitarist who raised the public profile of tecbnique instrument and worked with the young Julian Bream Hector Quine, classical guitarist.

A highly cultured man, Quine had a fondness for literature, history and good wine. Despite the size of the book, it carries enormous significance. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Write a customer review.