Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Motet 'Förkunnom högt hans lof och magt' C major

VB 199 (earlier VB 195)

  • Year of composition: Probably in Stockholm after 1787 (according to van Boer's earlier dating, probably ca 1781; see more below)
  • Work category: Mixed choir and instruments
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: Uncertain


pno/org (originally orchestra, according van Boer)

Solo voices/choir

Solo voice: soprano
Choir: S.S.T.B.

Location for score and part material

Transcription at the National Library: S. 169, i volymen 'Motetter, Arier, Trior, Quartetter' med verk av Kraus, Vogler, Graun, Gluck m fl (according to van Boer)

  • 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

Allegro maestoso C major 4/4 (C)


Förkunnom högt hans lof och magt