Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Daphne am Bach. 'Ich hab' ein Bächlein funden' G major

VB 83 (earlier VB 82)

  • Year of composition: Probably Vienna 1783 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Friedrich S. Graf zu Stolberg
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: 3'30 (according to the Naxos CD edition)

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

According to van Boer the song was probably distributed by the publisher Johann Traeg in Vienna

Location for score and part material

Transcripts exist abroad, in Vienna etc. (according to van Boer)

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Autograph lost (according to the 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

(Tempo mark missing) G major alla breve


Ich hab' ein Bächlein funden vom Städtchen ziemlich