Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Sonat för violin och fortepiano (Sonata for piano and violin) D major (1780-1782)

VB 159 (earlier VB 162)

I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro

  • Year of composition: Probably Stockholm 1780-1782 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Violin and piano
  • Duration: Approx. 20-25 min
  • Detailed duration: 24'17 (according to the Naxos CD edition)

Examples of printed editions

The work was printed by the publisher Johann Traeg, Vienna (see also VB 160)

Location for score and part material

Transcription at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket as well as at other places: VP/Sv-R Deux Sonates del Sigl: Kraus (according to van Boer); see more below VB 160

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Autograph lost (according to van Boer)


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

I. Allegro D major 4/4 (C)
II. Adagio C major alla breve
III. Allegro D major 2/4