Where to Find Barber Violin Concerto Orchestral Parts?

July 3, 2018, 11:54 AM · Hey Guys,
I was wondering where to find the orchestral parts for the Barber Concerto, because I could only find the score online. Would i have to call someone to find them? I'm not really aware of the process, so any comments would be great!

Achuth

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July 3, 2018, 12:11 PM · It is only available as a rental, and is handled by G Schirmer.
July 3, 2018, 1:19 PM · Thank You! Would you know approximately how much it would cost to rent the music for about a month?
July 3, 2018, 4:05 PM · And that is assuming you are in the US. No idea on cost--but should I say up front you should be serious, because it will be expensive. Standard rental period is generally 6-8 weeks. Anything longer costs more.
July 3, 2018, 4:13 PM · Do rental companies still charge by the size of the orchestra's budget?

I only ask because years ago I was talking to the conductor of a reasonably sized regional orchestra and he was lamenting the fact that they couldn't fit that silly Corigliano overture into their budget (no great loss). I don't remember the rental fee exactly but it was outrageous for such a piece.

So I was quite surprised when I agreed to hep out a much smaller orchestra about a year later and the overture was on the program. I inquired about the rental and was told that since their budget is only a fraction of the larger orchestra's the fee was also much smaller.

July 4, 2018, 8:03 AM · Hmmm. I played Khachaturian with a university orchestra and the rental was $500. This is the first I’ve heard about rentals being adjusted to budget size...I will ask our librarian about it.
July 4, 2018, 8:55 AM · Ryan--most of them do. At least the big ones

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