Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Aria. Fra l'ombre un lampo solo F major

VB 67 (earlier VB 66)

  • Year of composition: Stockholm 1789 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Pietro Metastasio (from the opera Achille in Sciro, Act I, scene 6)
  • Duration: Approx. 5-10 min
  • Detailed duration: Uncertain

Instrumentation

2.2.0.2 / 2.0.0.0 / (cont) / str

Solo voices/choir

Tenor

Location for score and part material

Transcription at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket (according to van Boer)

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: The autograph existed earlier at the Royal Opera library, but is now lost (according to van Boer)

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 F major 4/4 (C)


Libretto/text

Fra l'ombre un lampo solo