Our reductions are available for rent only; we don’t sell parts or scores. (We do have some unreduced scores for sale with our rehearsal marks, as noted in the catalog, if you want a copy to freely mark up.) Prices shown are in U.S. dollars, and are good for the entire rental period, regardless of the number of performances.
Orchestrations are optimized for the instrumentations shown in the catalog. There are no optional instruments, nor is it possible to easily add back an instrument which was eliminated in the reduction.
To order, please fill out and submit the form below. Be sure your email address is correct. We will email you a rental agreement to sign.
Rental fees plus one-way shipping charges are due in advance. You may pay by check (U.S. funds), credit card, or bank wire; we will arrange for payment when we send the rental agreement (do not provide your credit card information now).
You are responsible for shipping charges to and from California. One-way shipping charges are typically $15 to $35 in the United States, $35 to $70 to Canada, and $60 to $100 overseas, depending on the opera; we do not charge any handling fees. We normally use USPS Priority Mail (air mail), which is economical and quick. Priority Mail International is delivered by the destination country’s post. Please let us know if you would like the materials shipped another way. You must arrange for return shipping when the time comes.
For two operas shipped at the same time, there is a 15% discount off the rental fee for the second opera.
California customers pay applicable sales tax.
International orders may be subject to customs charges or taxes at the time of delivery. Check with your local officials.
Prices listed are for a rental period of up to three months, including shipping time. Let us know if you need the materials longer than this; each extra month is an additional 25%. There is a fee for items returned late.
Please order as far in advance as possible so we can be sure to have materials on hand. You need not pay the rental fee until close to the shipping date. Customers outside the United States should be aware that if there are customs delays, delivery times can be as long as three weeks and we have no control over that.
We supply the orchestra parts and a conductor’s score, but no voice, chorus, or continuo parts (piano-vocal scores are readily available from sheet music dealers and booksellers). Be sure to specify the number of string parts you need. The standard quantities are Violin I: 4; Violin II: 4; Viola: 3; Cello: 2; and Bass: 2. Additional string parts rent for $15 each. If you require fewer than standard, it may reduce your shipping charges.
Extra copies of the score rent for $50 each (please indicate in the additional instructions below).
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