Choral Music Terms and Conditions

This information can be updated or changed at any time and without notice

Minimum Orders

  • There is a minimum order of THREE copies per title for all choral sheet music.

Free Inspection Service – UK Only

  • Archive inspection copies are available on request.
  • Contact who makes the request is legally responsible for returning copy/copies, not folded, with a large Letter Stamp within 14 days.
  • Failure to return inspection copies will incur costs for replacement, postal costs and administration fee.


  • Discounts are NOT available as AMS does not charge for handling orders, packaging, VAT, administration, research or consultations.

Delivery (postage is based on Royal Mail size and weight)

  • Large Letters, Small Parcels, Medium Parcels are sent 2nd class unless 1st class is requested
  • Large and some medium parcels are sent via Parcel Force48
  • International orders are sent via Airmail
  • Invoices are in a plastic wallet (Documents Enclosed) attached to the front of the package
  • Delivery Notice and Receipt emails are sent to the contact who placed the order

How to pay for choral music

Online Banking

UK – AMS Sort Code: 40-08-03 AMS Account: 51392026

International – AMS Branch: HBUKGB4115R
Account: GB08MIDL40080351392026

PayPal / Card (PayPal pin numbers NOT required)

  • Payment details will be sent in the AMS DELIVERY NOTICE email.
  • AMS will send a business PayPal invoice email for your remittance. A selection of cards will appear in this email.

PayPal / Accounts (PayPal Account PIN number required)

  • Payment details will be sent in the AMS DELIVERY NOTICE email.
  • AMS will send a business PayPal invoice for your remittance from your PayPal Account.

Cheques (UK sterling only)

  • MUST be made payable to ACTIVE MUSIC SERVICES.
  • Please support our Environmental Policy by retaining your invoice.
  • Send your cheque to ACTIVE MUSIC SERVICES, HEULWEN, HIRWAUN ROAD, HIRWAUN, ABERDARE, CF44 9HW with the AMS invoice number and your address on the back.
  • Due to the closure of the AMS local bank cheques must be paid by the specified time

All Payments For Choral Music

  • Payments MUST be received WITHIN 14 days of the invoice date
  • Receipts are issued by email only
  • Choirs/Organisations should NOT place an order if payments cannot be made within the required time.
  • Contacts placing orders are advised to obtain signed cheques if signatories are not going to be available.
  • Late payments after one warning will incur an administration/late payment fee of 12% per week.
  • Persistent late payers for Choral Music will be asked to pay upfront or have their account closed.
  • Returns policy – refunds are not available after the order has been accepted, confirmed and sent. Any exceptional circumstances must be negotiated with AMS within SEVEN DAYS after delivery.

Choral Copyright Information

  • If a composer, arranger or lyricist creates a piece of music it belongs to them and is probably their livelihood.
  • It is illegal to photocopy any sheet music or a music book that is still within the timeline of UK, European, USA copyright laws.
  • If you want to change any part / section of a work permission MUST be sought from the publisher.
  • If copyright laws are ignored or broken you could face a large fine.

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