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Nat Farber television show music arrangements, 1955-1975
PASC-M 33  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Nat Farber television show music arrangements
    Collection number: PASC-M 33
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6.6 linear ft. (4 flat boxes and 5 oversize flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1975
    Abstract: The collection consists of manuscript scores for arrangements by Nat Farber and others for The Carol Burnett Show, The Danny Kaye Show, The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, and other productions. Also included are scripts and rehearsal schedules for The Carol Burnett Show.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    creator: Farber, Nat

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Nat Farber Television Show Music Arrangements (Collection PASC-M 33). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift, 27 September 1975.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1298654 

    Biography

    Nat Farber (born 20 January 1918) was an American composer, pianist and arranger, who worked for several television programs and for the film studios of RKO, Columbia, and Disney. Born in Chicago, IL, Farber attended the Chicago Musical College and later the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music. He studied with Ernst Toch and Mario Castelnuovo- Tedesco. Notable work includes the Dina Shore Show (1959-1963), the Danny Kaye Show (1963- 1967), and the Carol Burnett Show (1967- 1975). He also worked in the music department for the Roy Rogers Show (1951), The Andy Williams Show (1959), and the Judy Garland Show (1962), and as a dance accompanyist for the film Mary Poppins (1964). Farber died on September 14, 1975, in Los Angeles, CA.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts and reproductions of arrangements for The Carol Burnett Show, The Danny Kaye Show, The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, and other productions. Included are manuscript sketches and final copies of vocal, piano, and orchestral scores for transitions, background music, and song and dance numbers. The works of various arrangers are represented. Also included are scripts and air sequence sheets for The Carol Burnett Show.

    Organization and Arrangement

    This collection has been organized into the following series:
    • Series 1: Carol Burnett Show
      • Subseries 1.1: Arrangements
      • Subseries 1.2: Air sequences and scripts
    • Series 2: Danny Kaye Show
    • Series 3: Dinah Shore Show
    • Series 4: Other shows
    • Series 5: Unidentified arrangements

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Carol Burnett Show.
    Danny Kaye Show (Television program).
    Dinah Shore Chevy Show.
    Television music--Scores.
    Television music.
    Television scripts.