Guitar: Classic Guitar and Lute 7412
Chamber Music 7418
Concert 7413
Duo 7414
Ensemble 7417
Methods 7420
Recordings 7421
Solos/Studies 7416
Technique 7415
Guitar: Fingerpicking 7472
Blues 7474
Celtic 7482
Classics 7476
Contemporary 7477
Methods 7475
Other Styles 7480
Ragtime 7481
Traditional 7479
Guitar: Flamenco 7406
Methods 7407
Solos 7409
Technique 7408
Guitar: Latin 7512
Methods 7515
Solos/Ensembles 7514
Chording 7553
Methods/Study 7554
Other 7555
Solos 7556
Technique 7558
Tunebooks 7557
Banjo: 5-String 7330
Chording 7332
Methods 7333
Other 7334
Solos/Tunebooks 7335
Technique 7336
Banjo: Clawhammer 7337
Methods 7338
Solos 7339
Dulcimer: Hammered 7371
Chord/Theory 7374
Methods 7372
Solos 7373
Dulcimer: Mountain 7375
Method/Study 7376
Solos 7377
Harmonica: Diatonic 7517
Blues Harp 7518
Methods 7520
Other 7521
Solos 7522
Method 7390
Other 7391
Solo 7392
Tunebooks 7393
Drum Set 7572
Ensemble 7576
Mallet 7574
Snare Drum 7573
Duos/Ensembles 7587
Methods 7588
Solos 7589
Tunebooks 7590
Baritone 7606
Chords 7608
Methods 7607
Songbooks 7609
Accordion 7308
Concertina 7311
Piano Accordion 7309
Autoharp and Chromaharp 7321
Methods 7322
Solos 7324
Tunebooks 7323
Bassoon 7352
Cello 7353
Classics 7355
Duet/Ensemble 7356
Methods 7357
Solos/Tunebooks 7358
Clarinet 7361
Duet/Ensemble 7363
Methods 7364
Solos 7365
Tunebooks 7366
Flute, Fife and Oboe 7395
Classics 7403
Duos/Ensemble 7401
Fife 7396
Methods 7397
Oboe 7404
Solo Collection 7399
Tunebooks 7402
French Horn 7405
Organ 7534
Other String Acoustic 7561
Bajo Sexto 7562
Bowed Psaltery 7567
Charango 7563
Guitarron 7564
Lute 7565
Oud 7566
Sitar 7568
Tres 7569
Vihuela 7570
String Bass 7592
Tinwhistle 7596
Instruments 7598
Methods/Study 7597
Tunebooks 7599
Trumpet & Bugle 7345
Duos/Ensembles 7350
Methods 7346
Solos 7348
Tunebooks 7351
Viola 7611
Violin 7612
Accessories 7613
Classics 7615
Duet/Ensemble 7616
Methods 7617
Solos/Tunebooks 7619

How to Order Mel Bay Products

The instructions on this page are for US customers.
International Customers please see our  International instructions.
Music Retailers please see

Option 1: Order from

While you are browsing our website, you can click on any of the "Add to Cart" buttons to purchase that product. Orders will be placed in your online shopping cart. When you are ready to checkout, click on the "Cart" button in the top right corner. From there, you can delete or change the quantity of any item in your cart. Next, click the "Checkout" button (if you have not already signed in you will be taken to the sign in page). Follow the prompts to  complete your transaction. If you have any questions, after this point, call toll free (800) 863-5229.

Option 2: Order by Phone, Fax or Postal Mail

If you cannot obtain the products you need through a local retailer or a web site, you may order direct from Mel Bay.

By phone: Call us at 1-800-8-MEL BAY (800-863-5229) or international (Access code)+1+636-257-3970 and ask for Customer Service. We are open from 8 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time Monday-Friday. Please have a credit card ready when you call. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and Diner's Club cards;

By fax or mail: Download and print our order form. You will need the free Acrobat Reader to view or print this form. We recommend using the Acrobat plug-in to view the form directly in your browser. You may then print it using the print command in the plug-in window or, if you are using the separate Reader application, in the Reader application itself (not your browser's Print command). Please type or print clearly when filling in the form. You may then:

fax it to 800-660-9818 or
636-257-5062; or

mail it, along with a check or money order in U. S. funds for the exact amount of the items plus shipping charges or including credit card information, to:

Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
1734 Gilsinn Ln.
Fenton, MO 63026

Customers outside the U.S. and Canada: Please check our list of distributors for a distributor in your country, or view our instructions for more information. Please note that not all products listed on this site are available outside the U. S. Videos purchased from Mel Bay are in NTSC (American Television Standard) format unless otherwise specified;

We do not recommend sending credit card information via e-mail. E-mail is not private, and while the chances of fraud are unknown, the problems it can cause if it happens to you are considerable.

For credit card orders, the address that the credit card bills to, cardholder's name, account number and expiration date must be provided. All orders must be prepaid. We do not ship orders C. O. D. or on open account.

Please note that all prices on this site are in U. S. Dollars and may vary outside the U. S. Prices and availability of items are subject to change without notice.

Shipping Rates
Note: The following rate table is subject to change without notice.


United States & Puerto Rico

Economy Delivery

Flat Rate..................$3.99
Delivery time 1-2 weeks, not trackable.

*for expedited shipping, please call for rates*

Canada and Other Foreign Countries

We offer several shipping methods including surface mail, air mail, and trackable air carriers. Delivery time estimates vary by destination. Actual shipping costs will be added to credit card orders, or you may request a proforma invoice quoting exact charges in order to send a bank draft in US funds. No refunds can be issued for lost, damaged, delayed, or misdirected international shipments. Surface mail and Air mail do not allow package tracking.

Note: We charge only for products and shipping. Any additional brokerage fees, taxes or duties are the responsibility of the customer.

To request a proforma invoice, e-mail, fax, or mail your name and address along with the list of items you would like to order.

You will be sent a quotation with the total cost of your items and the cost of your requested shipping options.