Carus-Verlag is a German music publisher founded in 1972 and based in Stuttgart.[1]

Founded1972 (1972)
FounderGünter and Waltraud Graulich
Country of originGermany
Headquarters locationStuttgart
Publication typessheet music

Carus was founded by choral conductor Günter Graulich and his wife Waltraud with an emphasis on choral repertoire. The catalogue currently includes more than 26,000 works (January 2016).

The company produces the standard editions of the complete works of Josef Rheinberger and Max Reger.[2]

Record label

The company also produces CDs to accompany some of its printed editions. Currently the publishers are working on recordings accompanying the complete editions of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. Opera rarities include Schubert's Sakuntala and Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg's Die Geisterinsel.


  1. Cari amici: Festschrift 25 Jahre Carus-Verlag. Barbara Mohn, Hans Ryschawy, Carus-Verlag - 1997
  2. Harald Wanger, Rheinberger-Archivar, Organist, Pädagoge Harald Wanger, Franz-Georg Rössler, Robert Allgäuer - 2003 p. 48 Carus-Verlag, Musikalische Schätze abseits bekannter Pfade - Harald Wanger und der Carus-Verlag "Für den Carus-Verlag ist die Verbindung zu Harald Wanger und dem Josef Rheinberger-Archiv ein Glücksfall."
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