Probably written as a musical dig at Johann Nikolaus Forkel, known to posterity mainly for his biography of J.S. Bach. Solo instrument: fortepiano.
Music Web: 'It almost goes without saying that Brautigam revels in the effectiveness of this music on such a marvellous instrument. His effortless technique brings out all of the charm and, where necessary, the Sturm und Drang passion to Kraus's sometimes remarkably adventurous piano writing'.