The Karge Lieder
were composed by Andreas Bär for the earplays Abendlied. Except the tune Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen. Originally an orchestracomposition of Gustav Mahler about a poem written by Friedrich Rückert. In this case Bär has reduced the orchestra and compressed it into a deep voice and a soprano saxophone.
Romantische Paraphrasen, Pflaumenaugust, Rhizom, Blumenlied, Reiselied, Abendlied und Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen were sung by Thomas Busch. The Soprano-, Alto- and Tenor Saxophones were played by the composer himself. LC 37430 a:bär:music. Katalognr. ABK 0012014. Released in 2014.