Joseph Martin Kraus

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Joseph Martin Kraus was born in the town of Miltenberg, on the Main River near Frankfurt. Kraus' family encouraged his early interest in music, and at age 12 sent him to study in the nearby city of Mannheim.…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony in C minor, Vb. 142 1782 Symphony
Begravningskantata for Gustavus III, for soloists & chorus ("Funeral Cantata") 1792 Choral
Soliman II, or the Three Sultanas, opera 1789 Opera
Aeneas in Carthage, opera 1799 Opera
Amphitryton, incidental music Miscellaneous (Classical) Orchestral
Proserpina, opera 1781 Opera
Symphony in D major, Vb. 143 1786 Symphony
Symphony in E flat major, Vb. 144 1786 Symphony
Azire, ballet music, VB 18 Orchestral
Olympia, Incidental music, VB 33 Orchestral
Symphony (Sinfonia con Fugato per la Chiesa) in D major, Vb. 146 1743 Symphony
Symphony in C minor ("Symphonie fun├ębre"), Vb. 148 Symphony
Symphony in C major ("Violin Obligato"), Vb. 138 Symphony
Symphony in C sharp minor, Vb. 140 Symphony
String quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 1/4 Chamber Music
Larghetto for piano, Vb. 194 1787 Keyboard
Olympie Overture, Vb. 29 Orchestral
Piano Sonata in E flat major, Vb. 195 1785 Keyboard
Quintet for flute & strings in D, Op. 7/Vb. 184 ("Wiener") 1783 Chamber Music
Rondo for piano in F major, Vb. 191 1778 Keyboard
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