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Bernstein Tribute / Proteus 7


Release Date: 04/11/2000 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: 90278   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinAnthony DiLorenzoCharles Pillow
Performer:  Geoffrey HardcastleAnthony DiLorenzoCharles PillowFeza Zweifel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The group Proteus 7 has released this unique collection of Bernstein arrangements. The group, which is made up of five brass players, one percussion, and one woodwind created most of the arrangements themselves, and selected music which was interesting to transcribe, and in some cases lesser-known. The result is an interesting mix which highlights the jazzier side of Bernstein. This is a natural outgrowth, after all, of the instrumentation of the group, and their knowledge as such makes the performances finely honed and intensely focused.
'West Side Story' moves and cuts as one would expect, with a skilled diversity of colors from the small group. 'Fancy Free' contains three short dances which set the pulse for the whole recording. And a
Read more less well-known piece such as the Divertimento for Orchestra reminds us of Bernstein's skill at pure concert music.
There is something about the music of Bernstein that is flexible and adapts freely to many different contexts. The small group such as this is one of them, and listeners interested in the music of Bernstein from the inside out, or vice-versa will be continually fascinated by recordings such as this one from
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Works on This Recording

1.
Fancy Free: Galop by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Hans Bohn (Trombone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: F. Feza Zweifel 
2.
Fancy Free: Waltz by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Feza Zweifel (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3.
Fancy Free: Danzon Variation III by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Hans Bohn (Trombone),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Feza Zweifel (Percussion),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Feza Zweifel 
4.
Mostly Influential: Ante Up by Anthony DiLorenzo
Performer:  Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Hans Bohn (Trombone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
Mostly Influential: 3 AM Blues by Anthony DiLorenzo
Performer:  Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Feza Zweifel (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
6.
Mostly Influential: Ace's High by Anthony DiLorenzo
Performer:  Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Matthew Gaunt (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
7.
Mass: Gloria tibi by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet), Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Hans Bohn (Trombone),
Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: F. Feza Zweifel 
8.
Mass: A Simple Song by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba),
Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: F. Feza Zweifel 
9.
Mass: Alleluia by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Hans Bohn (Trombone), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: F. Feza Zweifel 
10.
Mass: Sanctus by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Douglas A. Richard 
11.
Mass: Fraction by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Feza Zweifel 
12.
Mass: In nomine patris/De profundis by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Hans Bohn (Trombone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Douglas A. Richard 
13.
Divertimento for Orchestra by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Charles Pillow (Saxophone),
Scott Hartman (Trombone), Hans Bohn (Trombone), Feza Zweifel (Percussion),
Matthew Gaunt (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
14.
Suite from the West Side by Charles Pillow
Performer:  Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Matthew Gaunt (Tuba), Scott Hartman (Trombone),
Hans Bohn (Trombone), Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet),
Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
15.
Wonderful Town: Wrong note rag by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Scott Hartman (Trombone), Feza Zweifel (Percussion), Hans Bohn (Trombone),
Charles Pillow (Saxophone), Geoffrey Hardcastle (Trumpet), Anthony DiLorenzo (Trumpet),
Matthew Gaunt (Tuba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Proteus 7
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Troy Savings Bank, Troy, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Rodney S. Miller 

Sound Samples

Fancy Free (arr. F. Zweifel): 3 Dance Variations: Variation 1: Galop
Fancy Free (arr. F. Zweifel): 3 Dance Variations: Variation 2: Waltz
Fancy Free (arr. F. Zweifel): 3 Dance Variations: Variation 3: Danzon
Mostly Influential: I. Ante Up
Mostly Influential: II. 3am Blues
Mostly Influential: III. Ace's High
West Side Story (arr. D. Sorenson): I. Prologue - Jet Song
West Side Story (arr. D. Sorenson): II. Somewhere
West Side Story (arr. D. Sorenson): III. Tonight
West Side Story (arr. D. Sorenson): IV. Maria
West Side Story (arr. D. Sorenson): V. Mambo
Mass (arr. F. Zweifel and D.A. Richard): Gloria: Gloria tibi (arr. F. Zweifel)
Mass (arr. F. Zweifel and D.A. Richard): Simple Song (arr. F. Zweifel)
Mass (arr. F. Zweifel and D.A. Richard): Alleluia (arr. F. Zweifel)
Mass (arr. F. Zweifel and D.A. Richard): Sanctus (arr. D. Richard)
Mass (arr. F. Zweifel and D.A. Richard): Fraction (arr. F. Zweifel)
Mass (arr. F. Zweifel and D.A. Richard): In Nomine - De Profundis (arr. D. Richard)
Divertimento (arr. F. Zweifel): I. Sennets and Tuckets
Divertimento (arr. F. Zweifel): II. Waltz
Divertimento (arr. F. Zweifel): III. In memoriam: March, "The BSO Forever": Andante
Suite from the West Side (after L. Bernstein): I. Introduction
Suite from the West Side (after L. Bernstein): II. Fantasy
Suite from the West Side (after L. Bernstein): III. I Have a Love
Wonderful Town (arr. R. Miller): Wonderful Town: Wrong Note Rag (arr. R. Miller)

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