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.


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

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

De luxe edition

De luxe edition

St. Matthew Passion

Frieder Bernius, together with the Kammerchor Stuttgart and the Barockorchester Stuttgart master this monumental composition with incomparable musical, spiritual and emotional intensity. The limited deluxe edition captivates by means of a particularly opulent presentation in a comprehensive digibook as well as excellent SACD recording technology. It was awarded the Pizzicato Supersonic Award. St Matthew Passion

Carus Choir Coach

Carus Choir Coach

NEW: Mendelssohn's oratorio Paulus

Mendelssohn first oratorio Paulus was probably his most popular work during his lifetime. The oratorio is now available in Carus Choir Coach, the practise CD series: 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. More

Favorite Works

Favorite Works

Hugo Schuncke: Oboe Concerto

When people hear or read the name “Carus”, it is probably choral music which first comes to mind – sacred or secular. Then perhaps organ music, or even the Liederprojekt. But not many people would suspect that the catalog includes a truly great Romantic instrumental concerto. More

Magazine

Magazine

Carus Magazine

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

Upcoming events

  • 2017-03-08
    08.03.–11.03.2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota   Minneapolis Convention Center... More
  • 2017-04-05
    05. – 08.04.2017, Frankfurt, Germany   Hall 8.0 , Booth C55... More
  • 2017-04-28
      28–30.04.2017, Grande Halle de La Villette, Paris, France >> More... More

full score

Antonín Dvorák: Stabat Mater

Antonín Dvorák’s impressive Stabat Mater for soloists, chorus and orchestra is probably the best-known of the composer’s sacred works. Some painful experiences – in 1875 his first...

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...