Made in Germany

Works by Hindemith, Hummel, Dressel and Eisler

Lutz Koppetsch, together with pianist Markus Bellheim, reveals the chamber music qualities of instruments often associated with jazz. “Made in Germany” is a stimulating and colourful program of original works and arrangements by German composers active in the “golden” era of the 1920s! A co-production with BR KLASSIK.

Lutz Koppetsch, alto saxophone & Markus Bellheim, piano



Paul Hindemith (1895 – 1963):
Sonate op. 11 Nr. 4 für Saxophon und Klavier

Bertold Hummel (1925 – 2002):
Sonata Brevis op. 95a für Altsaxophon und Klavier

Erwin Dressel (1909 – 1972):
Sonate op. 26 für Altsaxophon und Klavier

Hanns Eisler (1898 – 1962):
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 op. 24 (Niemandsland. Film)
für Altsaxophon und Klavier

»»» Detailed informations, texts, photos, etc. inside CD (booklet)


English booklet enclosed (36 pages) / German booklet enclosed
Total recording time: 63.09 | Format: 1 Audio-CD | RD: 11/2010
Recording: 11/2007 – Bayerischer Rundfunk München | Mastering: 2010
(p) & (c) 2010 SPEKTRAL | Series SPEKTRAL MODERN
Order No.: SRL4-10077 | GTIN (EAN): 4260130380779


MADE IN GERMANY — Music for saxophone and piano
What kind of music would one generally expect from a CD that consists of “twentieth-century music for saxophone?” For most, jazz or something related would be the first thing that would come to mind. One could hardly name another instrument that is more closely associated with the jazz genre. Indeed, the saxophone is nothing less than a personifi cation of jazz itself. Its supple, mellow tone is eminently suitable for all manner of glissandi and related playing techniques, making it a jazz instrument par excellence. […]
Abstract from the CD-Booklet, text by Cornelius Bauer

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