Joseph Martin Kraus (1756−1792)

Misero pargoletto

VB 54 (earlier VB 53)

  • Year of composition: Venice 1783
  • Work category: Voice and orchestra
  • Text author: Metastasio, from 'Demofoonte', Act III, scene 5
  • Duration: 6 min

Instrumentation / / str

Solo voices/choir


  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Autograph lost but transcription exists at Musik- och teaterbiblioteket, SO/Sv-R


van Boer Jr., Bertil H: Die Werke von Joseph Martin Kraus — Systematisch-Thematisches Werkverzeichnins, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music series no. 56, Stockholm (1988); an updated edition in English with a partly revised VB-numbering was pulished 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

Adagio F minor alla breve