Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

'Dors mon enfant' E-flat major

VB 99 (earlier VB 98)

  • Year of composition: Probably Paris 1785-1786 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Arnaud Berquin
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir

Soprano

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

Literature

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 the earlier edition the key signature was indicated as 'E-flat major/B-flat major')

Description of work

Moderato E-flat major 3/4


Libretto/text

Dors mon enfant, clos ta paupière