Carus - Excellence in Choral Music

Carus is a leading publisher of sacred and secular choral music worldwide. Browse through our sheet music catalog containing ca 30,000 choral works by more than 4,000 composers and arrangers, CDs from the Carus Label, music books and digital editions such as carus music, the choir app.


Bach vocal

Bach vocal

Complete edition at special offer price

With the Bach vocal project, we are publishing Johann Sebastian Bach's complete sacred vocal music in a high-quality complete edition at the special offer price of € 499 (valid through 30.06.2017): This up-to-date Bach Edition – over 12,500 pages of score – contains all the cantatas, oratorios, passions, motets and masses. More

Requiem

Requiem

Attractive Urtext editions

The Requiem as a sacred music composition in memory of the dead has preoccupied composers for centuries. The best-known Requiems include works by Mozart, Cherubini, Brahms, Fauré, Gounod, Verdi, and Saint-Saëns. Carus publishes these works in attractive Urtext editions with complete performance material and complementary practice aids (carus music, the choir app, Carus Choir Coach and vocal scores in reader-friendly large print). More

Frieder Bernius

Frieder Bernius

Happy birthday!

On 22 June the conductor Frieder Bernius celebrates his 70th birthday. Many congratulations! Special anniversary offer: The complete recording of Mendelssohn’s Sacred Choral Works is available until 30 June at the special offer price of 49.90 Euros (instead of 59.90 Euros). More

Carus Choir Coach

Carus Choir Coach

Bach: B Minor Mass

Bach's Mass in B minor poses one of the really great challenges of the entire choral literature. The proportion of choir participation is very high and the choral settings are among the best that Bach composed. The Carus Choir Coach offers choir singers the unique opportunity to study and learn their own, individual choral parts within the context of the sound of of the entire choir and orchestra. For every vocal range separate CDs containing each choir part are available. More

Favorite Works

Favorite Works

Monteverdi: Selva morale et spirituale

Cornelia Fahrion's first encounters with Monteverdi were in a vocal ensemble singing his secular madrigals, but she very quickly became familiar with his church music output as well. And even if she cannot say that she has one "favorite piece", she can name a complete collection of musical pieces which moves her deeply. More

Mozart vocal

Mozart vocal

Making of video: Mozart's C Minor Mass

With the latest Making of video, we looked over the shoulders of Frieder Bernius and Uwe Wolf during their collaboration on Mozart’s Missa in c! A fascinating insight into the creation of the new edition and its recording! More

Magazine

Magazine

Carus Magazine

CARUS Magazine 1/2017, including many topics around choral music. Have a look inside! More

Books on music

Books on music

Helmuth Rilling's newest book

Helmuth Rilling has performed Brahms' German Requiem many times as a conductor. Drawing on his intimate knowledge of the score, in this book he examines the question of what Brahms wanted to express with his work, and which means he used to achieve this. Following on from the enthusiastic reception of the German-language original edition, the book is now available in an English translation by Greta Konradt. More

Upcoming events

  • 2017-07-22
    IFCM World Symposium on Choral Music XI 22. –29 .07.2017, Barcelona... More
  • 2017-09-14
    14.09.–17.09.2017, Dortmund, Westfalenhallen >> More informations   More
  • 2017-10-11
    11.–14.10.2017, Shanghai, China >> More information      More

Choral collection incl. CD

Love songs. Choral collection with CD

In every century, love is probably the most frequently-celebrated theme. The choral anthology for the latest LIEDERPROJEKT installment brings together 40 love songs from all eras in well-known and...

Choral collection

Madrigali e Motetti. Choral collection Monteverdi

This is a "must" to celebrate the 450th anniversary in 2017 of the birth of the great Claudio Monteverdi. Monteverdi wrote almost exclusively vocal music. Many of his innovative compositions are...

full score

Joseph Haydn: Stabat Mater

Joseph Haydn’s Stabat Mater , written in 1767, was the first church work the composer wrote after entering the service of Prince Esterházy in Eisenstadt. Unlike almost all his other sacred...