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...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produced on the Carus label, which was founded at the same time as the publishing house in order to make rare and unpublished works available to be heard by the public.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.
Heinrich Schütz’s compositions were hugely influenced by the horrors of the Thirty Years’ War. He continually assimilated his anxious and painful experiences into his works, but in the process...Shop
With his Missa latina , the composer Bobbi Fischer has succeeded in building a bridge between the music of Europe and that of South America. The Latin Mass for bandoneon (Raúl Jaurena), soprano...Shop
In his penultimate opera Tod der Dido [The Death of Dido] (1779), Ignaz Holzbauer (1711-1783) presented himself not only as a master of fine musical word interpretation, but also as an...Shop
Florilegium Portense – this is the title of a collection of sacred motets from Italy, Germany and the Franco-Flemish region, first printed in Leipzig in 1618. It contains motets by the most...Shop