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.


Magazine

Magazine

Carus Magazine

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

New CDs

New CDs

Limited special edition

The limited special edition offers over 100 of the most beautiful German and international carols: For the first time, the “Weihnachtslieder” (German Christmas Carols) as well as the “Weihnachtslieder aus aller Welt” (Christmas Carols of the World) of the prize-winning LIEDERPROJEKT are being issued together in a box set of 4 CDs. Also new available ist the CD "Choral Music for Christmas. 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

Bach vocal

Bach vocal

Complete edition at special introductory 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 € 629 (valid through 30.06.2018): This up-to-date Bach Edition – over 12,500 pages of score – contains all the cantatas, oratorios, passions, motets and masses. More

Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik

Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik

List of the Best 3/2017

Congratulations! Frieder Bernius and the Kammerchor Stuttgart have convinced the jury of the German Record Critics’ Award with their new CD of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s "Lieder im Freien zu singen". The recording appears in the current List of the Best 3/2017. Every quarter the List of the Best contains the best and most interesting new releases from the preceding three months. The evaluation criteria are artistic quality, value of repertoire, presentation, and sound quality. 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

Publishing program preview

Publishing program preview

Autumn 2017

With our preview 2017 we offer you an overview of new publications for the second half of the year. As well as The most beautiful songs, the latest installment in the LIEDERPROJEKT, and the conclusion of our Bach vocal series, you can find other exciting new publications arranged by genre. More

Favorite Works

Favorite Works

Peter Schindler: Zirkus Furioso

Sarah Schweiger has followed the composer Peter Schindler and his works since she began working at Carus-Verlag. So she was able to experience at first hand how he works on his pieces with a choir at the Choratelier in 2016. Her favorite piece by him is Zirkus Furioso. In this musical we live through an eventful, but (because of that) very amusing afternoon with the circus director Leo Pimpelmoser. More

Upcoming events

  • 2017-10-11
      11.–14.10.2017, Shanghai, China >> More information... More
  • 2017-11-23
    23.09.–25.11.2017, Bolzano, Italy     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...