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Charlie Spivak Band Orchestrations, 1940-1962

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Scope and Contents

The Charlie Spivak Band Orchestrations consists of 29 boxes of original handwritten music scores and instrumental parts from 1940-1962. There are 103 complete scores with parts; 778 scores only and the remaining are incomplete sets. According to the catalog list, there are 171 missing scores. The identified composers are Manny Abram (102), Sonny Burke (81), Nelson Riddle (70), Fred Norman (38), Neal Hefti (17), Sy Oliver (16), Billy VerPlanck (7), and Charlie Spivak (4).


The Charlie Spivak Band Orchestrations are arranged by an assigned folder number. The folder number does not appear to have been assigned by title or original Spivak catalog number. The inventory list created by the Furman University Music Department contains the assigned folder number, title, Spivak catalog number, composer, arranger, composition date and whether it is a complete set.