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

Carus Choir Coach

Carus Choir Coach

NEW: Monteverdi's Vespers 1610

Monteverdi’s "Vespers 1610" is now one of those pieces – like Handel’s "Messiah" or Bach’s Passions – which every choral singer wants to sing at some point. The piece is now available in Carus Choir Coach, the practice 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 the entire choir and orchestra. More

Favorite Works

Favorite Works

Max Reger: Acht Geistliche Gesänge op. 138

Felix Sorg first encountered Max Reger's "Acht geistliche Gesänge" op. 138 during his school music course. He associates many enriching choral experiences in the Trossingen Hochschulchor with these pieces, first of all the "Nachtlied" with a special appearance in the German Parliament... More

Magazine

Magazine

Carus Magazine

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

Upcoming events

  • 2017-04-28
      28–30.04.2017, Grande Halle de La Villette, Paris, France >> More... More
  • 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

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

W. A. Mozart: C Minor Mass K. 427

The C Minor Mass K. 427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a fascinating work. But to speak of "the" Mass is inaccurate, for basically it is no more than a musical torso, full of enigmas and problems,...