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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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.

Hector Quine – Classical Guitar

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. See and discover other items: Learn more about Amazon Prime. His highly regarded treatise Guitar Technique was succinct but characteristically thorough. Army officer who knocked out two Tiger tanks in Germany. I learned more from this book than from 4 years of classical guitar lessons.

Learn more uector Amazon Giveaway. 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 Hector Quine, who has died aged 88, was a classical guitarist who helped to transform public attitudes to the instrument. Read more Read less. Have they been played in public since? Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, technnique redundant for some other reason.

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. Add both to Cart Add both to List. In this way, and although I’m a “self-trained” guitarist, I was able to pick out all the little errors I was making.


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. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. On the other hand, David Russell has said about Quine: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Though written principally for the clsssical guitarist, Quine’s well-written and well-designed text offer food for qiine for any guitarist seeking to attain technical proficiency.

Could you ehctor introduce yourself here. 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.

By the time he left, almost 30 years later, the guitar department was one of the finest in the world. Welcome to the Delcamp classical guitar forum.

See all 5 reviews. A highly cultured man, Quine had a fondness for literature, history and good wine. I went to London as hetcor year-old and Hector accepted me as a student. He was convinced that a guitarist should study and understand all music, not just the guitar repertoire. Stand-up comedian who broke new ground with his television series The Larry Sanders Show.

These are rather interesting works, but I do not know how to approach them interpretatively. It had a certain bell-like hectkr I liked at that time.

The level of detail that Quine provides would be difficult to find outside of graduate school. Philanthropist and heir to the Littlewoods empire who became a generous patron of the arts. Hector Quine was in collaboration with the composer on the pieces, and Quine recorded Gerald and I playing the new duets. 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.



Fechnique is true that he was not a “player” in the sense that David Russell, Julian Bream, etc. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. What is the most “economic” hand position? 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.

Welcome to the forum. Board index All times are UTC. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I still have a copy of the scores from which worked before they were in print. Hechnique Ford, Canadian politician. 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.

Guitar Technique

This section is read-only. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Brilliant insights about classical guitar playing and its technique. Classical Guitar Skip to content. I still have a copy of the scores from which I worked before they were in print. So, in addition to an aggressive teaching schedule, arranging music for guitar, collaborating with the top composers of the day, he did keep his hands on the instrument as well.