Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

'Aandes sagte, vestevinde' ('Aure belle') F major

VB 71 (earlier VB 70)

  • Year of composition: Possibly Stockholm 1787 ('probably Copenhagen 1778' according to earlier information from van Boer; see more below)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: Uncertain

Solo voices/choir


  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Z/Sv Kraus Sånger


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 later, February 2015 not yet published VB recording the song is indicated as 'Aandes sagte, vestenvinde'.)

Description of work

Andante F major 3/8

Work comment

Compare to the registration of Aure belle C major/G major, VB 57 (earlier VB 56)


Aandes sagte, vestevinde / Aure belle, che spirate