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We've come a long way from the "orange score" days. Every ACA score in our current inventory is available for purchase in a new reprint edition. Scores are printed at the original size of the print master whenever possible, and parts are provided in concert size or enlarged upon request.
Requests for information and score reprint services will be handled in the order received. Payment must be received in advance, unless prior arrangements have been made. Find the work in our database you are interested in, and choose the "Inquire or Purchase" link at the bottom of the composition page -- or email us directly at sales [at] composers [dot] com.
Orders can be paid by check sent to the ACA office, or by credit card through the secure online page link given in the invoice, or by faxing the credit card information to the ACA office secure fax line.
LIBRARIES may submit a Purchase Order by email or fax, and will receive an invoice with the shipment of materials.
DEALERS may submit a Purchase Order and receive a discount, if score order is 10+ scores and dealer is registered for professional re-sale.
As orders are confirmed/payment received, ACA will print and bind the score materials per the order placed, and ship them to the invoice shipping address, by US Mail, or by UPS ground service. ACA prints materials and also uses outside printing companies to facilitate larger orders. Current shipping rates are subject to change. Rush orders usually cannot be accommodated.
Many of the works in the ACA catalog are considered historic, and the printing is done directly from images of the composer's manuscript or master copy. Not all works are typeset/engraved.
The library archive where the ACA collection lives is at Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland. Researchers may also gain access to ACA materials through this distinguished academic library, located in College Park, Maryland.
For requests of newly printed copies from this collection, each job is custom printed, and ACA in most cases cannot process returns or refunds. In a case where the order is placed, and ACA determines that the score masters are too fragile or in poor condition, the customer will not be billed, and will be given options to view a page before committing to buy. Many of the historical materials are fragile or super oversize, and need special care in reproduction.
Some works are available for sale as PDF downloads, wh ich the customer must print on his/her own equipment. If self-printed, the score is sold as a PDF file at the original size of the master sheets, as intended by the composer, unless otherwise arranged by agreement. If downloaded, ACA cannot guarantee print quality, and the customer will assume the responsibility for proper printing of the materials. The customer agrees to download for a single individual use only, and that the file will not be posted or shared electronically, or resold or redistributed beyond the original purchaser. Any unauthorized use will constitute copyright infringement.
For rentals or sales of orchestra, band, opera, or large ensemble works, please submit a rental/sale request.