Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Öfver Mozarts död. 'Mozart, man din gruft [grift] upplåter' E-flat major

VB 115

  • Year of composition: Stockholm 5 January 1792 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Carl Michael Bellman
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: 3'03 (according to the Bluebell LP edition)

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Skaldestycken satte i musik (1794) [with the text 'Milda hopp af himlens händer' (according to van Boer)]
Bergs Visbok (also there with the text 'Milda hopp')
Carl Michael Bellmans Skrifter, vol III + IV: Dikter till Enskilda 1790-1793 (Bonniers 1964)

  • Location autograph: Kungliga Biblioteket


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' (the numbering of this work is however unchanged).

Description of work

Larghetto E-flat major 4/4 (C)


Mozart, man din gruft [grift] upplåter, lyst af facklors