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Banyuls Saxophone Quartet

Music

Overview

  • 1-4 piece Saxophone quartet
  • large repertoire from TV themes to pop and classical anthems

Location

Based in Edinburgh, they regularly perform in Midlothian, Stirlingshire, Fife and the Glasgow area.

Standard Set Times

  • two one hour sets with 10 minutes break.

About this Act

Banyuls Saxophone Quartet is a professional ensemble based in Edinburgh, specialized in entertaining a diverse range of events since 2007.

This unique and sophisticated ensemble will add style and distinction to your special day with a blanket of music being as elegant and refined as a String Quartet, but also as stylish and sophisticated as a Jazz trio. Moreover, the versatile saxophones will be able to play most delicately at a small gathering, but also to provide a penetrating sound that will fill any outdoor reception.

They offer great range of music that appeals to all ages. Their large repertoire includes distinguished classical music along with a large selection of lighter music including TV and film themes, light jazz, traditional and swing numbers; including the most popular tunes to entertain everybody. They can also make arrangements of your special favorites to your specification.

Set List

CLASSICAL
Canon – Pachelbel
Fuga in D (Corelli) – J.S. Bach
Fuga in G minor – J.S. Bach
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Cosi tan tutte – Mozart
Marcia Turka – Mozart
Eine kleine Nachtmusik – Mozart
Turkish march – Beethoven
Ode to joy - Beethoven
Ave verum – Mozart
Marche des petits… - G. Pierné
Le Petit Negre – Debussy
Humorous Scherzo – Prokofiev
Rondolette – L. Niehaus
Hallelujah Chorus – G.F. Handel
Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke
Flower Duet – L. Delibes
Hallelujah – G.F. Handel
Waltz no2 – D. Soshtakovick
The godfather (waltz) – Roda
Sleeping Beauty (waltz) – Tchaikovsky
Goldberg Variations (4,10,30) – J.S. Bach

JAZZ/SWING
Summertime – G. Gerswin
I got rhythm - Gerswin
What a wonderful world – Arr. P. Marilla 2’30”
Banana Rag
Dixie for sax – P. Iturralde
Saxophobia – R. Wiedoeft
Tiger Rag
American patrol – G. Miller
Miniatura – P. Iturralde
Jazz Suite – P. Iturralde
Bee’s knees – L. Niehaus
Moonlight Serenade – G. Miller (arr.Krato)
4 Gershwin songs – Gershwin (arr. Marillia)
Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma
Ain’t She Sweet – Milton Ager
Summertime – G. Gerswin

TV/FILM/BROADWAY
Looney Toons – C. Stalling
The Mission Theme – E. Morricome
Phantom Of The Opera – Webber/Hart
Life Is Beautiful Theme – N. Piovani
The Simpson Theme – D. Elfman
Mission Impossible Theme – Schifrin
Blues Brothers Theme – H. Mancini
The Pink Panther – H. Mancini
Stars Wars theme – J. Williams (Arr. Llorca)
Frankie and Johnny (arr. Power)
James Bond Theme – J. Barry
West Side Story – L. Berstein
Cantina (Star Wars)
Super Mario Bros (Nintendo Game Theme)
The Bare Necessities (Jungle Book) – T. Gilkyson
Pretty Woman (Movie Theme)
You’ve Got A Friend In Me (Toy Story) – R. Newman
Gonna Fly Now (Theme from “ROCKY”) -
Hello Dolly! – H. Herman
New York, New York – J. Kander
We Are The Champions - Mercury
Over the Rainbow – H. Arlen
Moon River – H. Mancini
Everybody Needs Somebody– Arr. Marilia

TRADITIONAL/FOLK
My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose– Trad.
The Sailor’s Hornpipe (Popeye) – Traditional
The Druken Sailor - Traditional

SPIRITUAL
Spiritual Contrasts – Harold Walters
(Includes: “He’s got the whole world in his hands” and “Just a closer walk with thee”)
Swing Low, Swing Chariot – Gospel

POP/ROCK
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
My Way – Frank Sinatra
Someone To Watch Over Me – Frank Sinatra / Gerswin
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Cry Me A River – Ella Fitzgerald
What A Wonderful World – Arr. P. Marilla
I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
Bent Out Of Shape – J. Halto
Bohemian Rapsody – Queen Arr. Marillia
Gospel Fever – R. Peterson
Yesterday – J. Lennon
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Moondance – Van Morrison
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Crewe & Gaudio

Lineup

  • 4 piece band performing four different sized saxophones; soprano, alto, tenor and baritone.

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