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University of Toronto Music Library Doug Riley fonds
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Doug Riley fonds

  • CA OTUFM 40
  • Fonds
  • c. 1966-2007

Fonds consists of records created, accumulated, and used by Doug Riley between the years 1966-2007. The majority of the records in this fonds is sheet music resulting from collaborations with other musicians, arrangements by Doug Riley, or original compositions. Although the fonds consists largely of jazz music, there is a wide variety of genres including classical music represented. Audio recordings could prove useful in the understanding of Doug Riley's performances or musical techniques.
Throughout his career Doug Riley collaborated in a variety of projects including composing music for theatre, television, awards shows, and social events. The fonds includes evidence of these projects including scripts, itineraries, storyboards, etc.
Also included in the fonds is correspondence between Doug Riley and other prominent figures in the music industry. Many set lists included in the fonds could provide insights into the performances of Doug Riley.
The following series constitute the fonds: Classical Scores, 1966-1997; Collaborations, Award Show Music, and Scripts, 1993-2007; B3 Quartet Projects, 1980-1997; Harnoy/ Woo Lee/Burgess Projects, 1995-2000; Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements, 1989-2007; Original Jazz Tune Compositions, 1981-1992; Finkleman Projects, 1998-2004; Family Passions/TV/Commercials/Miscellaneous Projects, 1987-2000; Brecker Bros/David Clayton-Thomas/Anne Murray and Other Collaboration Projects 1976-1980; Famous People Player Projects, 1985-2007.

Riley, Doug

Family Passions/TV/ Commercials/ Miscellaneous Projects

Series contains sheet music, audio recordings, scripts, storyboards, working notes, and other material relating to Family Passions, TV, Commercials, and other miscellaneous projects which Doug Riley was a part of. Series includes the following files: Wonder Bread; Nellie-Lead Sheets; Elaine Overholt F.P.P. Xmas Show; Olympic Music; Leap of Faith/Anne Murray/Spirituals/String Parts (7); The Bay Scratch and Save One Day Sale; Nicoderm T.V. 30; Out of the Blues #1 Pilot; Canadian Tire Carollers TV 30's; Blacks 60 + 30; The Bay/Speedy/Nicorettes/M.T.S.; Purex TV 30; Haagen Dazs; Lime Away-TV 30 + 15; Windex-TV 30/For All The Reasons; Fancy Feast TV 30; Nestea; Tetley Tea-Refresher Course TV 30; Canada Savings Bonds TV 30; Freaky Stories 1) Gotcha 2) Bottle of Wine; Mr. Coffee 60 Radio; Ontario Hydro Anthem and Naysayers; Goodwrench-First Love TV 60 and 30; Chrysler-TV 30 1) Intrepid 2) Intrepid Dealer; Tasti Taters TV 30; National Post Cinema; Fried (Song) [For McCain Pizza Pockets]; Canadian Tire Tango TV 30; Trident-Paper Lady TV 30; Coors Light TV 30 Horses and Canoe; Kodak-TV 30 1) Great Olympic Win 2) Great Olympic Shots; Saturn-2 x 30 TV 1) Pitman 2) Popular; Macy's TV 15's; J.M. Schneider/Lifestyle-Taste Test/Hero 30 TV and Dog 30 TV; Macy's TV; Tetley Tea/Attic 30-15-10 TV; Face The Face/Stars On Ice; CBC Witness Theme; Tetley Tea/Aunt TV 30 15/Billboards 10; Olympic Hymn; McCain's-Zippin TV 30; The Elvis Song and Reprise Famous People Players; Brian Orser TV Special CBC; Nissan-Pathfinder Civilized- TV 30; Kellogs "K" TV 30 Diet Debbie; Trident-TV 30 Chew-Chew; Lipton-Granny TV 30 1) Launch 2) Truck; Labatt Blue 30/1) Cab 2) Who/Radio; Casey's-Full Score/You're Looking For Casey's; Huroko Motomiya To Doug Riley; Canadian Tire Carollers TV 30 x 10; Levon Ishkanian; For Doug Riley From Joey Goldstein; For Doug; Children's Motrin TV 30; Tetley-"Oliver" [Grandfather] TV 30; Nicorettes-TV 30 1) Flushed 2) Boarding Pass; Chrysler-Warranty TV 30; Tetley-Olympics 2 x TV 30; [Family Passions]; Schneider's-Jumbos TV 30; I Got Rhythm-The Bay; Dodger RAM-Squeeze TV 30; Becel TV 30; Cantel-1:30 (Theatre); Allegra 1) Ness 2) Fugitive TV 60 and 30; Nissan-Pathfinder TV 30; Nissan-L.O.V.E. Ma-na Ma-na; Avery-TV 30's/ Employee of the Minute/ Verticle Cubicles; Misc. Notes; Conductor; Walk On The Wild Side Score;

Canada Savings Bonds TV 30

File includes manuscript and photocopied manuscript lead sheets for Canada Savings Bongs TV commercial. Also includes cassette tape titled "The Beast"

Tetley-"Oliver" [Grandfather] TV 30

File includes manuscript and photocopied manuscript parts and score for Tetley TV advertisements. Titles include Grandfather. Also includes storyboards and scripts for commercial titled Dear Grandfather and an audio recording titled Tetley.

Dr. Music. Sun Goes By One More Mountain

  • File includes printed scores. Titles include One More Mountain To Climb by Doug Riley; Sun Goes By. File also includes two CDs in an envelope titled "Dr. Music
  • Sun Goes By
  • One More Mountain
  • To Climb"

Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements

Series contains sheet music, audio discs, set lists, correspondence, and other material relating to Miscellaneous Original Jazz Arrangements by Doug Riley. Includes the following files: Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements: Salome Bey 1; Hymn to Freedom Score; Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements: Salome Bey 2; Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements 1; Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements 2; Jack Semple; P. J. Perry; J. Head; Miscellaneous Arrangements; DCT C.D. Project [David Clayton-Thomas]; Dr. Music. Sun Goes By One More Mountain; Professor Piano [aka Scott Cushnie]; Michael Pickett; Willie Best/Passion Flower/Lotus Blossum; Miscellaneous Arrangements in St. Francis Xavier University Envelope; Miscellaneous Arrangements from Kevin Dean via Rob McConnell; The Lincolns [Toronto R&B Band?]; Ted Warren Commission [Collaboration with Ted's Warren Commission]; Jazz Hymns; Dione Taylor Pre-Production; Dione Taylor CD Charts; Brett Ryan CD; Domenic Troiano; Donay Troiano Tribute (2007); Piano Parts [Also includes other instrumental parts]; Bass Parts [Also includes other instrumental parts]; Drum Parts [Also includes other instrumental parts]; Guitar Parts [Also includes Piano and Drum Parts]; Jack de Keyzer Calgary Blues Fest; Lyddie [Miscellaneous Scores]; Miscellaneous Sheet Music 1; Breaking Up The House [Various Parts]; Juba Material; Salome Bey; Doc [Organ Lead Sheets]; Chris Vickery Project Horn Parts (Originals) Jan. 2001; Jackie Richardson Sheet Music 1; Jackie Richardson Sheet Music 2; Guitar [Misc Music, Including Christmas Songs]; Piano: Doug Riley/Jackie Richardson; Bass [Also includes Piano Parts]; Drum Parts [Also includes Piano Parts]; Chris Mitchell (Charts) [Also includes lead sheets and parts]; Jake Langley (Charts) [Also includes lead sheets and parts]; Doug Riley / D.C.T. [David Clayton-Thomas] Aurora Charts; Miscellaneous Sheet Music 2; David Clayton Thomas Bloodlines; Moe Koffman C.D. Charts (1999); Miscellaneous Sheet Music 3; Measha Brueggergosman Collaboration; Doc (hits) DCT [David Clayton-Thomas Collaboration]

For Doug

File includes photocopied manuscript lead sheets and printed lyrics. Titles include Mobile by D. Riley, J. Rae, T. Ambrose; The Only Time I Feel At Home Is When I'm On The Road by Jackie Raei and Doug Riley; What Am I To Do With Me? by Jackie Rae and Peter Lee Stirling. Also includes two audio recordings (tapes). One tape includes Cecile Frenette's What Am I To Do. Other tape includes Doug Riley and Jackie Rae's The Only Time I Feel At Home and Mobile (Jantrish Songs LTD.).

Juba Material

File includes material relating to the play Juba. Includes scene structures, lyrics; the story of Juba; correspondence dated 1995 To Doug From Dolina and the Dancer Re Juba; correspondence dated 1996 To Doug From Dolina; a tape titled Juba. Also include manuscript lead sheets of the piece Juba