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How to Order

> Order Online!

> Schools, colleges and universities:
   official purchase orders are required

Things to know before ordering:

* Appropriate license(s) for performance
   must be obtained

* Please have the following information
   available when ordering:
  • name and address of performing organization
  • performance date(s) and location
  • plans for recording, broadcast, telecast, film, performance with choreography, or any use other than concert performance
  • string requirements, if applicable
  • required date for receipt of material

Perusal Scores

> View Scores Online

> Request a perusal score.

> Purchase full scores & solo parts
   from Rental works.

Presser will produce and sell, upon request, full scores and solo parts to most works controlled by Theodore Presser Company and its subsidiary companies, including Elkan-Vogel, Inc., Merion Music, Inc. and Mercury Music Corporation.

Contact the Rental Department for information about these materials, or to check on the availability of other non-Presser works distributed by Theodore Presser Company.


Licensing & Performance Fees

Important Note: Licenses are required for performances of copyrighted music (additional to the rental of material).

> Concert Performances.
  • WITHIN THE US: obtain licenses from either ASCAP, BMI or SESAC, depending on the work.
  • WITHIN CANADA: obtain licenses from SOCAN.
  • OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA: obtain licenses from the appropriate performing rights society for the country in which the performance takes place. (Find a partial list at the NMPA's website.)

> Staged Works (opera & ballet).

Obtain your Grand Rights license online!

We need the following information to process your request:

  • name and address of performing organization(s)
  • performance date(s) & location
  • seating capacity of theater
  • ticket prices

> Non-performance related licensing.
   See our Copyright & Licensing information.