Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

An den Wind. 'Ho, ho, nur gnädig' B-flat major

VB 79 (earlier VB 78)

  • Year of composition: Probably Vienna 1783 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Alois Blumauer (revised by Kraus)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: 1'34 (according to the Naxos CD edition)

Solo voices/choir


Location for score and part material

Transcript at Uppsala University Library (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

Moderato B-flat major alla breve


Ho ho, nur gnädig, Herr Patron! Er kömmt ja heut' recht