Johann Sebastian Bach and the Bach family

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most important composers of Western music history. He came from a widely ramified musical dynasty, which produced numerous musicians and organists in the Thuringian-Saxon area.

Bach vocal

Since its founding in 1972 Carus-Verlag has placed special emphasis on the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. In this year's anniversary of the Reformation we will be presenting the complete edition of Bach's sacred vocal works with the Bach vocal project, available as complete edition.

Stuttgart Bach Editions
Urtext for historically informed performance

  • musicologically reliable editions for the practical pursuit of music, taking into account the most current state of Bach research
  • informative forewords on the work’s history, reception and performance practice and Critical Reports
  • complete performance material available: full score, study score, vocal score, choral score, and orchestral parts



>> All Bach cantatas
>> Motets

>> Latin church music

>> Passions and oratorios

>> Arrangements by Bach