Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

'Dröj sol i din uppgångstimma' D major

VB 201 (earlier VB 197)

  • Year of composition: Possibly Germany or Austria 1784
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Information missing (according to van Boer it might have been a German original 'Verschiebe, Sonne, dein' Aufgangstunde')
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: Uncertain

Solo voices/choir


Location for score and part material

Transcription at Uppsala University Library: Kapsel 57:3a, 53. Si-S. No. 17, p. 39 'Öfversatte Sånger med Fortepiano af Kraus'; copyist: Fredrik Samuel Silverstolpe (acording to van Boer)
One transcription also exists at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket: SPB/Sv-R; included in 'Samling af Arier' (according to van Boer)

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Autograph lost (according to van Boer it earlier existed in Stockholm)


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 A Systematic-Thematic Catalogue of His Musical Works and Source Study' (in a as of yet [Feb. 2015] unpublished VB numbering the song is specified as VB 114a)

Description of work

Andante D major 3/4


Dröj sol i din uppgångstimma