Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Ballet music to Act I and IV in 'Armida' by C. W. (von) Gluck

VB 39 (earlier VB 38)

  • Year of composition: Stockholm 1787 (according to van Boer)
  • Work category: Ballet / Dance music
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: 3'38 (according to Naxos' CD edition)

Instrumentation

2**.2.2.2 / 4.2.0.0 / timp, (cont) / str
(2 picc)

Location for score and part material

Transcription at Uppsala University Library (according to van Boer)

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Autograph 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

Act I, Scene 3
No. 1: Fieramente F major 3/4

Act IV, Scene 1
No. 2: Allegro moderato G minor 4/4 (C)