Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Ynglingarne. 'Svalhaf, brustna djup' / 'Meersturm, offner Schlund' D minor/F major

VB 118

  • Year of composition: Probably in Stockholm 1789 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and piano
  • Text author: Carl G. Nordforss
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Airs et Chansons pour le Clavecin, composés par Joseph Kraus, Maître de S. M. le Roi de Suède, à Stockholm, chez G. A. Silverstolpe et en commission chez Breitkopf und Härtel à Leipsic [sic] (1796). Facsimile edition, Autographus Musicus, Bandhagen (1980)
Musikaliskt tidsfördrif (1830)
According to van Boer the song is also printed with a German text in Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung [or Allgemeine Musik-Zeitung; uncertain which one] (1801), Beilege III. RISM K 1921

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


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

Andante D minor/F major 3/4


Svalhaf, brustna djup och klippiga störtande / Meersturm, offner Schlund