Flimsy excuses, SV. 36

Composed: 1986


● Original instrumentation: saxophone (tenor), acoustic guitar(s), piano, keyboards, bass, drums & percussion

● Modified arrangement: saxophone (tenor), acoustic guitar, percussion

Duration: 6:00

Alex. Villinger: Flimsy excuses, SV.36

Style: Bossa Nova

Musicians (sound recording):

THE PC ORCHESTRA: Alex. Villinger: acoustic guitar, bass; Günther Ling: piano/keyboards; Richard Samoth: drums & percussion; Alexandre Tomás: saxophone (tenor)

Audio sample:

(complete song on SoundCloud)


● to the Brazilian musician/composer Caetano Veloso

World premiere:

● 4th of October 1995

Place of premiere:

● Restaurant "Bacalhau de molho", Lisbon/Alfama

Musicians at the premiere:

JAQUEIRA: Walter Kovacs: saxophone (tenor); Alex. Villinger: acoustic guitar; (without percussionist)


AlexiSongs (»» extract from: score)


Os originais dos Jaqueira / The studio versions (vol. I)