Wedding Music for Saxophone Quartet

Wedding Classics for Saxophone Quartet, Volume I is a set of Baroque and Classical works that are wedding music favorites. They can be used as processionals, recessionals, or simply as a musical feature before or during the service. They are also suitable as classical background music for any occasion. All pieces are easy to medium difficulty and suited to a wide range of players. The collection is scored for SATB or AATB saxophone quartets.

Volume I includes:

J.S. BachArioso from Cantata 156
J.S. BachSheep May Safely Graze
Jeremiah ClarkeTrumpet Tune
G.F. HandelMarch from The Occasional Oratorio
G.F. HandelHornpipe from the 2nd Water Music Suite
Jean-Joseph MouretRondeau (Masterpiece Theater Theme)
J. S. BachAve Verum Corpus
Felix MendelssohnWedding March from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
Franz SchubertEntr’ Acte from “Rosamunde”
Antonio VivaldiAllegro from the Spring Concerto, “The Four Seasons”
Antonio VivaldiLargo from the Winter Concerto, “The Four Seasons”
Richard WagnerBridal Procession from “Lohengrin”

Wedding Music for Saxophone Quartet

Wedding Classics for Saxophone Quartet
Twelve famous pieces by well-known baroque and classical composers
Arranged for Saxophone Quartet AATB or SATB
Ideal for weddings or other festive occasions
$15.95, free shipping (pdf download)

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Several of the pieces are short and can be repeated as many times as needed to fill the required time. Longer works have repeats that may be omitted to fit in the ceremony. When all pieces are played as written there is more than 37 minutes of music.  In addition to weddings, these pieces are appropriate for any occasion where classical background music is desired.

The collection of wedding music for saxophone quartet includes a full AATB score and parts for Alto Sax 1, Alto Sax 2, Tenor Sax, and Baritone Sax. A Soprano Sax part (alto sax 1 substitute) is included as well. The score is a 28 page book. The parts can be printed as single-sided, loose-leaf sheets that allow you to put the pieces in any order you like. The pieces range in difficulty from grade 2 to 3 (easy to moderate difficulty).

This is a digital product. After payment you will receive one ZIP file via email with individual PDFs for the complete score and each instrumental part.

This collection of wedding music is available exclusively on eBay.  Later, individual pieces will be available at the SAXpress.com. After it is available on SAXpress.com, a hard copy/printed version of the collection will be available as well.

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Wedding Music for Saxophone Quartet

 

 

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After listening to your comments and suggestions, we completely redesigned SAXpress.com. Your suggestions led us to a simpler design, easier navigation, and better mobile support. Please don’t stop making suggestions! We listen.

As a thank you for your support you get 15% off SAXpress purchases until May 31.

Use the coupon code SPRING2013 at check out. Code is valid for SAXpress publications only – Technique books and Tee shirts are not included in this discount. Code expires at midnight, 31 May, 2013.

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  • More free etudes to download

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Christmas Music for Saxophone Ensembles

Christmas Music for Saxophone Ensemble from SAXpress.com

It’s that time of year again. If you’re planning a holiday concert, SAXpress has a few things you might enjoy:

Christmas Music for Saxophone Ensembles

March of the Toys from “Babes in Toyland” by Victor Herbert for AATB or SATB Sax Quartet
Originally part of the 1903 operetta, “Babes in Toyland”, March of the Toys by Victor Herbert has become a favorite holiday concert choice.

Sandman’s Song and Evening Prayer from “Hansel and Gretel” by Engelbert Humperdinck SATB Sax Quartet
This quartet presents the “Forest Scene”, a favorite excerpt from the opera “Hansel and Gretel”. There are two parts: the “Sandman’s Song” and the “Evening Prayer”. The “Evening Prayer” (“Abengesegen”) is perhaps the best known work by composer Engelbert Humperdinck. The Evening Prayer may be played as a standalone piece.

Coventry Bells, A Christmas Meditation on Three Carols, Traditional, SAATB Sax Quintet
Three well known Christmas carols, Veni Emmanuel, the Coventry Carol, and the Ukranian Carol (Carol of the Bells) are featured in this SAATB saxophone quintet. They are presented in a variety of textures and moods.

Halleluja Chorus from “Messiah” by Handel for SAATB Sax Quintet
A holiday standard well-known and loved by audiences, this setting for sax quintet is a straightforward transcription, true to the music written by Handel, with no modern additions. For convenience it has been transposed from the original key of D major into the key of E-flat. If you would like it in the original key, please contact me.

Follow the links to hear the music and see the scores.

Special Offer: Get Three Ragtime Sax Quartets for One Low Price

Special Limited Time Offer: Get Three Ragtime Sax Quartets for One Low Price:
For a short time you can download three Ragtime Saxophone Quartets by three famous Ragtime composers for one low price!

Special Offer - 3 Ragtime Sax Quartets - 1 Low Price

You get a full score and parts to each for only 15.95. That’s 33% off our already low prices!

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12th Street Rag by Euday Bowman S/AATB Quartet
Creole Belles
by J. Bodewalt Lampe SATB Quartet
Magnetic Rag
by Scott Joplin S/AATB Quartet

(click on the tiles above to read about each arrangement)

Offer available as download only.

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Download a Catalog of SAXpress Arrangements

Sometimes you don’t have time to browse through a webpage to find exactly what you want. With that in mind, here’s a link to download a pdf file of all the SAXpress.com arrangements broken down by ensemble, with our new lower prices.

SAXPRESS Catalog 03-05-2013

6th Annual Atlanta Saxophone Day

Here’s a great way to spend a Saturday in September:  Everyone’s invited to the 6th Annual Atlanta Saxophone Day at Georgia State University on Saturday September 29th. The featured guest artist this year is Selmer and Rico Artist Timothy Roberts, Associate Professor of Saxophone at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA. He recently retired as Principal Saxophonist and National Tour Soloist with the US Navy Band in Washington, DC.

This event will also feature Jan Berry Baker, Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Georgia State University and Gary Paulo, Artist Affiliate at Emory University. Dr. Scott Stewart, Director of Wind Studies at Emory University, will conduct the saxophone ensembles. The day will be filled with focus sessions, masterclasses, an artist recital, saxophone ensembles and choir, a Rico reed presentation and exhibits of instruments, supplies and music by Carere Music. Saxophone Day is open to all players, beginning through professional.

The pre-registration period ends September 7th (to guarantee your spot, lunch and a t-shirt). You can find out more information and download an application form at the following web address: http://www.music.emory.edu/saxophone/

Please note: if you wish to participate in the masterclass, contact Dr. Baker and submit your application early – there are only 8 spots available for solo performers!

 

Free Saxophone Music on SAXpress

There are several new pieces to be added to the Free Music section this weekend. I’m starting off with the JS Bach Prelude in D minor, BWV 899.1.  Typical of Bach, the prelude is followed by a fugue or in this case a fughetta; however, the prelude is written in four voices, the fughetta is written in three. The fughetta will be uploaded this weekend too. The prelude is for SATB quartet, the fughetta is for ATB trio. It might be nice to give your soprano sax player a break.

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SAXpress has been working the guys over at Small Office · Home Office · IT pretty hard the past week or two. With their help we’ve added quite a bit to the site including some features that you may have already seen if you’ve visited recently.

If we haven’t seen you at SAXpress in the past week come see the great work they’ve done for us. Of course you can browse through the new selections and arrangements that we’ve added at the same time.

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