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.


Distribution Department

Distribution Department

Annual stocktaking

We would like to inform you of our annual stocktaking on 22 and 23 February. Please note that on these days the Distribution Department will be closed. We will be back at work as usual from 26 February. More

Choral collections

Choral collections

Love songs: Introductory price

The choral collection for the latest LIEDERPROJEKT instalment brings together 40 love songs from all eras in well-known and new, easy-to-sing choral settings for 4 to 6 parts. The choir director's volume, including CD, is available at the introductory price of 26.90 Euros only until 28.2.2018. More

Bach vocal

Bach vocal

New film

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). Trailblazers and editors now report on this large-scale project in our new film. More

Carus music

Carus music

Handel: Brockes-Passion

The challenges for the chorus in Handel's Brockes-Passion are many and varied: in the rapid sequence of recitative and chorus in the key scene No. 29 – the dialog between Pilate and the crowd – all the choral singers need to be able to enter securely and confidently... With carus music, the choir app, you can follow the music while listening to a top-class recording on your smartphone or tablet, and easily practice your own choral part with the help of a coach. More

Award

Award

List of the Best

Wow! Congratulations to Frieder Bernius and the Chamber Choir Stuttgart - the recent Ligiti-CD has convinced the jury of The German Record Critics' Award!" The underlying composition of the CD is a recording of the Requiem with the Kammerchor Stuttgart, recorded in early 2006, which Ligeti himself praised as being "an outstanding interpretation." More

Urtext

Urtext

2018 anniversaries

A reason for celebration and commemoration: we are marking the anniversaries of Charles Gounod and Gioachino Rossini in 2018! The sacred repertoire of the two Parisian composers naturally features in our publishing programme, including our new edition of Gounod’s Messe solennelle de sainte Cécile and Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle and his Stabat Mater. (Both of these works are also available in carus music, the choir app). More

Favorite Works

Favorite Works

The Three ??? Kids: Music Thieves

Where does a parody or musical quotation end, and where does plagiarism or music theft begin? In the case of the musical The Three ??? Kids: Music Thieves by Boris Pfeiffer and Peter Schindler it is quite clear. A song by the singer Modena is stolen from the recording studio and distributed via the internet... More

Carus Choir Coach

Carus Choir Coach

Special offer Passiontide works

A high point in the choral repertoire for Passiontide is Bach's St. John Passion. For perfect rehearsal preparation we offer various practice aids for the traditional version of the St. John Passion, e.g. our practice CD series Carus Choir Coach. Our exclusive special offer until 31 March 2018: all Passiontide works in the practice CD series Carus Choir Coach are available at the special price of 12 Euros instead of 20 Euros. More

New catalogue

New catalogue

Organ music

Organ music is one of the major categories at Carus. The spectrum ranges from works for solo organ via chamber music with obbligato organ, to organ concertos, vocal works with concertante organ and vocal works with organ accompaniment. You will find the new releases of organ music in our organ catalogue. More

Upcoming events

  • 2018-04-11
    11. – 14.04.2018, Frankfurt, Germany   >> More information... More
  • 2018-07-02
    American Guild of Organists 02.–06.07.2018, Kansas City, Kansas... More
  • 2018-07-25
    25.07.–05.08.2018, Tallinn, Estonia     >> More information... More

volume for voice + piano

The most beautiful songs. Piano volume

This extensive volume for piano contains 166 songs from all periods in settings for voice and piano. The melodious arrangements are easy to medium level of difficulty, the involvement of around 50...

choral collection

Chorbuch Ostern

Chorbuch Ostern is the second sequel to the Freiburger Chorbuch. It has been described as “a real storehouse of good choral music for the Easter liturgy and for the 50-day period between Easter...