Fleisher Collection

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5313

Open today 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Closed
Monday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed

Upcoming Closures

  • Mon., Sep. 4 : Closed Labor Day
  • Mon., Oct. 9 : Closed Columbus Day
  • Sat., Nov. 11 : Closed Veterans Day
  • Thu., Nov. 23 : Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Mon., Dec. 25 : Closed Christmas Day
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The Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music is the world’s largest circulating collection of orchestral performance sets – with over 22,000 titles – and provides materials to recognized performance groups around the globe (this includes academic and amateur ensembles) for concerts and recordings. It houses virtually the entire standard repertoire, and is also known for its many rare and out-of-print works available for lending around the world. It is a unique source of 19th- and 20th-century American music, and has a longstanding commitment to promoting new, noteworthy, and overlooked works.

Ordering • Patrons may call or write to inquire about availability of works. All orders must be in writing (send us an email at Fleisher@freelibrary.org) and include all of the following information:

  • Composer(s) and title(s) of specific work(s)
  • String count – if less than 10.9.6.6.5 for orchestral works or 8.7.5.5.4 for concertos
  • Concert date(s), conductor, and venue. Include soloist if applicable.
  • Date music is required – Only if specific calendar date is set for rehearsals
  • Name of performing organization (please do not use acronyms or abbreviations)
  • Name, title, and contact information (phone and email) for person responsible for order
  • Shipping and billing address(es)

Please allow three to five business days for order confirmation.

To ensure prompt and accurate processing please be sure to include a detailed subject line in your email and provide complete information as bulleted above.