Michael Praetorius is, without doubt, one of the trailblazing composers of the late 16th and early 17th centuries. His synthesis of simple, folk-like chorales with the lush aesthetics of the new...Shop
Worldwide the name Carus stands for and is synonymous with the highest standards and quality in vocal music. This is true not only for our reliable music editions but also for the recordings produced on the Carus label, which was founded at the same time as the publishing house in order to make rare and unpublished works available to be heard by the public. From the beginning Carus has worked together with internationally renowned artists and has gained the reputaton as an "inside tip" for first class recordings. The continued expansion of repertoire, as well as the unique expression of visual imagery in the design of the CDs has led to the Carus label becoming one of the largest independent labels in Germany.
The Calmus Ensemble and the Lautten Compagney embark on a musical journey into the 16th century: Using Martin Luther’s paean Mitten wir im Leben sind as its starting point, the musicians paint...Shop
Although vocal music accounts for only a small part of Luigi Boccherini’s works, his Stabat Mater G. 532 is one of the most exquisite settings of this sequence from the 13th century. The first...Shop
Johann Simon Mayr, born in Upper Bavaria, left a legacy of sixty operas and more than six hundred sacred and chamber music compositions. In the early 18th century, this extremely productive...Shop
Isfrid Kayser (1712–1771) spent almost his entire life in the Premonstratensian Abbey Marchtal, where he soon gained a reputation as an especially versatile musician. Numerous spiritual...Shop
Normal 0 21 Heinrich Schütz spent his whole life searching for that which is new in music. The Symphoniae Sacrae I , which were presented in 1629, also testify to...Shop