Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Allegro för violin och fortepiano (Allegro for piano and violin) D major

VB 163 (earlier VB 160)

  • Year of composition: Probably Stockholm 1788-1790 (1780-1782 according to van Boer's earlier dating; see more below)
  • Work category: Violin and piano
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min
  • Detailed duration: 5'07 (according to the Naxos CD edition)

Location for score and part material

Transcription ati Musik- och teaterbiblioteket: Allegro af Kapellmästaren Kraus med accompagnement af Violino ad libitum (according to van Boer)

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Autograph lost (according van Boer it earlier existed at the Royal Opera library)


van Boer Jr, Bertil H: Die Werke von Joseph Martin Kraus. Systematisch-thematisches Werkverzeichnis, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music series no. 56, Stockholm (1988); an updated edition in English with a partly revised VB-numbering was published in 1998 by Pendragon Press under the title 'Joseph Martin Kraus. A Systematic-Thematic Catalogue of His Musical Works and Source Study'.

Description of work

Allegro D major 3/4