Sandler & Young Arrangements

Sandler & Young performing on Kraft Music Hall, 1969.

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Sandler & Young Arrangements


  • 1963 - 1983 (Creation)


9 linear feet; 9 upright document boxes and 10 flat document boxes.

Name of creator

(1918-07-01 – 2008-08-22)

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Name of creator

(1963 - 1982)

Administrative history

Singing duo Sandler & Young performed internationally from 1963-1982.

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Scope and content

Approximately 200 original arrangements created by various arrangers for the singing duo Sandler & Young, who performed internationally from 1963-1982. Most arrangements include a master score, vocal parts, and various instrument parts. The collection also includes a few news clippings.

System of arrangement

Collection is arranged alphabetically by song title; due to their physical size, many master scores have been separated from the vocal and instrument parts.

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Conditions governing access

All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1923 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.

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Language and script notes

Some song lyrics are not in English.

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Uploaded finding aid

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Immediate source of acquisition

Received from Arlene Young, Ralph Young's widow, on September 28, 2008.

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  • Citation: The Sandler & Young Arrangements, Great American Songbook Foundation.

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Sources used

Sandler & Young Official Website:
“The Sandler & Young Years,”
Wikipedia article on Sandler and Young:
Ralph Young obituary in the NY Times:

Archivist's note

Inventory completed by G. Michael Cook, October 2013. Processing completed by Ashlee James, May 2017. Revised by Lisa Lobdell March 2021.

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70.4 KiB


March 16, 2021 11:25 AM

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