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produced on the Carus label, which was founded at the same time as the publishing house in order to make rare and unpublished works available to be heard by the public.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.

Mitten im Leben 1517

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...


Boccherini: Stabat Mater

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...


Isfrid Kayser: Magnificat · Missa VI

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...