Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Elegie. 'Farväl mit [mitt] kära barn' F major

VB 111

  • Year of composition: Stockholm July 1787 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Carl Michael Bellman
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Musikaliskt tidsfördrif (1793)

Location for score and part material

Transcript at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket: Sånger av J. M. Kraus (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' (the numbering of this work is however unchanged).

Description of work

(Tempo mark missing) F major 4/4 (C)


Farväl mit [mitt] kära barn, till dess vi åter råkas