Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Aria. Non più fra sassi algosi E major

VB 48 (earlier VB 47)

  • Year of composition: Composed/revised in Stockholm 1780 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Pietro Metastasio (from the cantata La Pesca, VB 44)
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min
  • Detailed duration: Uncertain

Instrumentation

0.2.0.0 / 2.0.0.0 / (cont) / str

Solo voices/choir

Soprano

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

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'.

Description of work

Allegro E major 4/4 (C)


Libretto/text

Non più, non più fra sassi algosi