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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

Anne Murray Pieces

File includes manuscript and photocopied manuscript lead sheets, parts, and scores. Titles include Highway, Highway by Anne Murray; That's What My Love Is For by Anne Murray; What Would It Take by Anne Murray; On The Other Side by Anne Murray; Trust Me Baby, This Is Love by Anne Murray; Me Too by Anne Murray; Here You Are by Anne Murray; This Is The Love by Anne Murray; Fools Like Me by Anne Murray; That's The Way It Goes by Anne Murray; Everybody's Got To Be Somewhere by Anne Murray; Lonely Town by Anne Murray; Missing You by Anne Murray; Good Again by Anne Murray;

Trudy Desmond- When You Wish Upon...

File includes various manuscript parts for When You With Upon... . Also includes an intinerary titled "Princess Margart Hospital Show Run" and correspondence To Doug, From Princess [sic.]

Sax and Woodwinds Parts

File includes printed, manuscript, and photocopied manuscript lead sheets and parts for various pieces. Titles include Arabian Dancers-Opening; Genie of the Lamp; The Teddy Bears' Picnic; Someday My Prince Will Come music by Frank Churchill lyrics by Larry Morey; What a Wonderful World; Satin Doll Duke Ellington by Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer; But Beautiful music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; Take the "A" Train music by Billy Strayhorn lyrics by Lee Gaines; What's New? music by Bob Haggard lyrics by Johnny Burke; Alone Together; 'Round Midnight by Monk; Autumn Leaves; My Romance music by Richard Rodgers lyrics by Lorenz Hart; These Foolish Things music by Jack Strachey and Harry Link lyrics by Holt Marvell; Yesterdays music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Otto Harbach; Old Folks; Killing Me Solftly WIth His Song music by Charles Fox lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Here's That Rainy Day music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; I Should Care by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, and Paul Weston; Moonlight in Vermont music by Karl Suassdorf lyrics by John Blackburn; Wave by Antonio Carlos Jobim; I Thought About You music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Beautiful Friendship; Child Eyes by Doug Riley; The Way You Look Tonight music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Dorothy Fields; My Heart Belongs to Daddy; Desafinado music by Antonio Carlos Jobim lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh; Reverlation; The Stars Tonight; Bumble Boogie; Fanfare for the Common Man

Keys Parts

File includes manuscript and printed leadsheet and parts for various pieces (some appear to be arranged by Riley, others are not). Titles include Fanfare For the Common Man; O Fortuna; Genie of the Lamp; The Chicken; The Teddy Bears' Picnic; (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe; Someday My Prince Will Come music by Frank Churchill lrics by Larry Morey; These Foolish Things music by Jack Strachey and Harry Link lyrics by Holt Marvell; All Night Long by Doug Riley; But Beautiful music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; My Romance music by Richard Rodgers lyrics by Lorenz Hart; What a Wonderful World; Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Johnny Mercer; What's New? music by Bob Haggard lyrics by Johnny Burke; Alone Together; Beautiful Friendship by Stanley Styne and Donald Kahn; Take the "A" Train music by Billy Strayhorn lyrics by Lee Gaines; 'Roung Midnight by Monk; Autumn Leaves; Yesterdays music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Otto Harbach; Old Folks; Killing Me Softly With His Song music by Charles Fox lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Here's That Rainy Day music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; I Should Care by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, and Paul Weston; Moonlight In Vermont music by Karl Suessdorf lrics by John Blackburn; Wave by Antonio Carlos Jobim; I Thought About You music by Jimmy Van Heusen lrcis by Johnny Mercer; Child Eyes by Doug Riley; The Way You Look Tonight music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Dorothy Fields; My Heart Belongs to Daddy; Desafinado music by Antonio Carlos Jobim lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh; Somewhere Over the Rainbow; The Stars Tonight; Revelation; Fanfare For the Common Man; Bumble Boogie

Sax-Dianne [Brooks]

File includes manuscript and printed lead sheets and Saxophone parts. Titles include I Believe in You by Frank Loesser; When I Fall In Love by Heyman/Young; "Save Your Love For Me"; Our Love Is Here To Stay by Gershwin; How Insensitive; Moment's Notice lyrics and arrangement by Richard Whitehouse; But Not For Me by Gershwin; There Will Never Be Another You by Warren/Gordon; Drown In My Own Tears; Alone Together; Old Folks; It's Something; Little Boy Blue; Somewhere in the Night; Jamaica; Just Can't Help But Feeling; Still Crazy; Sleeping Bee; A Time For Love; The Island; 99 Miles; I Cry Alone; What You Won't Do For Love

Dianne Brooks Piano

File includes manuscript and printed lead sheets and piano parts of various pieces. Titles include Street Life; Sleeping Bee; Little Boy Blue; How Insensitive; I Cry Alone; I Believe In You by Frank Loesser; Drown In My Own Tears; Guess Who I Saw Today; Lush Life; Can't Hide Love by Dianne Brooks; 99 Miles by Dianne Brooks; Calling You; Moody's Mood; The Island; You Can Have Him; Love I Had a Ball; Moment's Notice by Richard Whitehouse; Just Can't Help But Feeling; Get it Straight; Jamaica; My Shining Hour; Somewhere in the Night. Also includes a set list.

Dianne Brooks

File includes manuscript and photocopied manuscript lead sheets. Titles include Jamaica; Guess Who I Saw Today; I Cry Alone; Lush Life; Calling You; The Island; What You Won't Do For Love; Just Can't Help But Feeling; Love I Had a Ball; Somewhere in the Night. File also includes a set list.

Trumpet Parts

File includes printed, manuscript, and photocopied manuscript lead sheets and parts for various pieces. Titles include Genie of the Lamp; Arabian Dancers-Opening; The Teddy Bears' Picnic; Someday My Prince Will Come music by Franch Churchill lyrics by Larry Morey; The Chicken; What A Wonderful World; Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Johnny Mercer; But Beautiful music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; Take the "A" Train music by Billy Strayhorn lyrics by Lee Gaines; What's New? music by Bob Haggard lyrics by Johnny Burke; Alone Together; Autumn Leaves; My Romance music by Richard Rodgers lyrics by Lorenz Hart; These Foolish Things music by jack Strachey and Harry Link lyrics by Holt Marvell; Yesterdays music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Otto Harbach; Old Folks, Killing Me Softly With His Song music by Charles Fox lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Here's That Rainy Day music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; I Should Care by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, and Paul Weston; Moonlight in Vermont music by Karl Suessdorf lyrics by John Blackburn; Wave Antonio Carlos Jobim; I Thought About You music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Beautiful Friendship; Child Eyes by Doug Riley; The Way You Look Tonight music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Dorothy Fields; My Heart Belongs to Daddy; Desafinado music by Antonio Carlos Jobim lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh; Fanfare For the Common Man; Revelation; The Stars Tonight; Bumble Boogie

Doug and Dianne [Brooks] Collaboration

File includes manuscript lead sheets (and some photocopies) from various pieces. There is no indicator regarding who composed these pieces on the lead sheets themselves. Titles include Rollin Releases; Aint Nothin Like the Real Thing; It Takes Two; Ain't No Mountain; Still Crazy; Alone Together; It's Something; A Time For Love; Child Eyes; Old Folks; It's Something; A Perfect Masterpiece. Also includes a set list titled "Dianne Brooks"

Rock and Roll Heaven

File includes Rock and Roll Heaven Script; Correspondence between Doug Riley, Marlene Hore, Gray Abraham and Jeff Butler. Also includes manuscript lead sheets of China's Song by Jeff Butler and Doug Riley (photocopy also included) and Rock and Roll Forever lead sheets, as well as lyric from various songs.

One Mother's Child and Other Pieces

File includes manuscript and photocopied manuscript lyrics, lead sheets, and parts. Titles include One Mother's Child by Doug Riley and Lynn Deragon Moore; Vice Regal Salute arranged by MWO E.J. Ford; When Love Walked In.

As it Happens

File includes As it Happens lineup and set list. Also includes photocopied and manuscript lead sheets, parts, and scores for: As it Happens-Opening and Goodbye Themes; Stings-As it Happens

C.C.T.A Awards

File includes photocopied and manuscript lead sheets for the C.C.T.A. Awards (Critics Choice Television Awards?). Primarily includes C.C.T.A. Themes, playons, and playoffs.

Fats Waddler

File includes description of Fats Waddler television show written for the New Yorker Post. File also includes character descriptions, storylines, and Fats Waddler "To Jazz...or Not to Jazz" screenplay

Dora's Place and Move On Up A Little Higher Scripts

File includes the script of Dora's Place Featuring the Famous Peoples Players and Snapshot Productions of Move On Up A Little Higher: The Mahalia Jackson Musical. Also includes correspondence from Roger Peace to Riley regarding the 'Mahalia' script.

Socan Awards

File includes printed, manuscript, and photocopied scores, lead sheets, and sheets music parts for the Socan Awards. Titles include Classics Medley; Patio Lanterns by Mitchell and Dubois; Make My Life A Little Bit Brighter words and music by Michael Argue and Glenn Morrow; Someday; Bird On A Wire words and music by Leonard Cohen; Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone) words and music by Alan Frew, Sam Reid, Wayne Parker, Al Connelly, Mike Hanson and Jim Vallance; Everything in My Heart by Corey Hart; Marina Del Ray by Marc Jordan; It Ain't Enough by Corey Hart; Can't We Try words and music by Dan Hill with additional lyrics by Beverly Chapin-Hill; Never Surrender by Corey Hart

Bass Parts

File includes manuscript, photocopied manuscript, and printed lead sheets and parts for various pieces. Titles include Arabian Dancers-Opening; Genie of the Lamp; The Teddy Bears' Picnic; (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear; Someday My Prince Will Come by Frank music by Frank Churchill lyrics by Larry Morey; The Chicken; What a Wonderful World; Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Johnny Mercer; But Beautiful music by Jimmy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; Take the "A" Train music by Billy Strayhorn lyrics by Lee Gaines; What's New? music by Bob Haggard lyrics by Johnny Burke; Alone Together; 'Round Midnight by Monk; Autumn Leaves; My Romance music by Richard Rodgers lyrics by Lorenz Hart; These Foolish Things music by Jack Strachey and Harry Link lyric by Holt Marvell; Yesterdays music by Jerome Kern lyrics by Otto Harbach; Old Folks; Killing me Softly With His Song music by Charles Fox lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Here's That Rainy Day music by Jommy Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Burke; I Should Care by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston; Moonlight In Vermont music by Karl Suassdorf lyrics by John Blackburn; Wave by Antonio Carlos Jobim; I Thought About You music by Van Heusen lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Beautiful Friendship; Child Eyes by Doug Riley; The Way You Look Tonight music by Jerome Kern lyric by Dorothy Fields; My Heart Belongs to Daddy; Desafinado music by Antonio Carlos Jobim lyrics by Jon Hendricks and Jessie Cavanaugh; Fanfare for the Common Man; Revelation; The Star Tonight; Bumble Boogie

Classical Music

File includes various classical piano pieces including Beethoven, Op. 27, No. 2; Erik Satie, Trois Gymnopedies; Bach; Vivaldi, Le Quattro Stagioni; and others not identified. Guitar Lead Sheets have been added into the Autumn Movement of Vivali's Le Quattro Stagioni. File also includes a list of song titles

Guitar and Rhythm Parts

File includes various photocopied manuscript and printed parts and lead sheets for both guitar and rhythm. Titles include Genie of the Lamp; Arabian Dancers-Opening; The Chicken; Teddy Bears' Picnic; (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe; Someday My Prince Will Come by Frank Churchill and Larry Morey; What A Wonderful World; Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer; But Beautiful by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johhny Burke; Take the "A" Train by Billy Strayhorn and Lee Gaines; What's New? Music by Bob Haggard and Johnny Burke; Alone Together; 'Round Midnight by Monk; Autumn Leaves; My Romance by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; These Foolish Things by Jack Strachey, Harry Link, and Holt Marvell; Yesterdays by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach; Old Folks; Killing Me Softly With His Song by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel; Here's That Rainy Day by Jimy Van Heusenn and Johnny Burke; I Should Care by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston; Moonlight in Vermont by Karl Suessdorf and John Blackburn; Wave by Antonio Carlos Jobim; I Thoughts About You by Jimmy Van Hausen and Johnny Mercer; Beautiful Friendship; Child Eyes by Doug Riley; The Way You Look Tonight by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields; My Heart Belongs to Daddy; Desafinado by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jon Hendricks, and Jessie Cavanaugh; Revelation; Fanfare For The Common Man; The Stars Tonight; Bumble Boogie.

Blue Monday

File includes manuscript score of Blue Monday arranged by Doug Riley.

Rhythm Parts

File includes manuscript, photocopied manuscipt, and printed Rhythm parts and lead sheets. Titles include Genie of the Lamp; Aradian Dancers-Opening; The Teddy Bears' Picnic; What A Wonderful World; The Chicken; (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe; Someday My Prince Will Come by Frank Churchill and Larry Morey; Satin Doll by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Johnny Mercer; But Beautiful by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke; Take The "A" Train by Billy Strayhorn and Lee Gaines; What's New? by Bob Haggard and Johnny Burke; Alone Together; 'Round Midnight by Monk; Autumn Leaves; My Romance by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart; These Foolish Things by Jack Strachey, Harry Link and lyrics by Holt Marvell; Yesterdays by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Otto Harbach; Old Folks; Killing Me Softly With His Song by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel; Here's That Rainy Day by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke; I Should Care by Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston; Moonlight in Vermont by Karl Suessdorf and John Blackburn; Wave by Antonio Carlos Jobim; I Thought About You by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Mercer; Beautiful Friendship; The Way You Look Tonight by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields; Desafinado by Antonio Carlos Jobin, Jon Hendricks, Jessie Cavanaugh; Don't Explain; The Stars Tonight; Fanfare For the Common Man; Bumble Boogie; Revelation;

Astronaut Song, Place in the Universe, and Other String Scores

File includes manuscript string scores. Titles include Sir Isaac's Return arranged by Doug Riley; So Long arranged by Doug Riley; Place in the Universe arranged by Doug Riley; Newton's Law arranged by Doug Riley; Astronaut Song arranged by Doug Riley. File also includes receipt from Holly Carroll.

Ian Tyson Session

File includes manuscript and photocopied parts and lead sheets and lyrics. Titles include Barrell Racing Angel by Ian Tyson; The Wonder of it All by Ian Tyson.

Lifebeat '97

File includes manuscript parts and lead sheets of various pieces. Titles include Breaking Up The House; Cupid; Fantasy arranged by Doug Riley; Just For You by Bruce Hammings; Nite Trek by Bruce Hemmings; File also includes Lifebeat '97 set list

Movie Themes

File includes various printed movie theme parts. Pieces are for vocal with piano and guitar accompaniment. Titles include It Might Be You (Theme From Tootsie) by Alan and Marilyn Bergman and Dave Grusin; Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen; Nobody Does it Better by Marvin Hamlisch; Theme From the Apartment by Charles Williams; Moon River by Henry Mancini; Love Story by Francis Lai; A Time For Us (Love Theme From Romeo and Juliet) by Nino Rota; Up Where We Belong by Buffy Sainte-Marie and Jack Nitzsche; Speak Softly Love (Love Theme From "The GodFather") by Nino Rota and Larry Kusik; Somewhere, My Love (Lara's Theme From "Doctor Zhivago") by Maurice Jarre.

Beatles

File includes various printed parts by the Beatles. Pieces are for vocal with piano and guitar accompaniment. Titles include When I'm Sixty Four by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; Here There and Everywhere by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; If I Fell by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; The Long and Winding Road by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; Yesterday by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; Michelle by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; And I Love Her by John Lennon and Paul McCartney;

Collaborations, Award Show Music, and Scripts

Material consists of files relating to Doug Riley's collaborations with various singer. Also includes scripts for various projects and award show compositions. Files include Juba Script; Let the River Run (Jerusalem); Sids Ahead, Stratford Stomp, and Other Pieces; Teddy Bear Affair; Teddy Bear Affair Openings; Teddy Bear Affair: Children's Aid Foundation Gala 1995; Classical Music; Rhythm Parts; Guitar and Rhythm Parts; Walk on the Wild Side Band Parts; Astronaut Song, Place in the Universe, and Other String Scores; Ian Tyson Session; Lifebeat '97; Blue Monday; Movie Themes; Beatles; Rock and Roll Heaven; Crescendo: The Journal of the Toronto Musicians Association; As it Happens; C.C.T.A Awards; Dora's Place and Move On Up A Little Higher Scripts; Fats Waddler; Socan Awards; One Mother's Child and Other Pieces; Bass Parts; Sax and Woodwind Parts; Trumpet Parts; Keys Parts; Doug and Dianne [Brooks] Collaboration; Sax-Dianne [Brooks]; Dianne Brooks Piano; Dianne Brooks; Trudy Desmond- When You Wish Upon...; Anne Murray Pieces; Elvis Stjoiko T.V. Special CBC; Pete and Dianne [Rollin Releases]; Loreena McKennit [The Highwayman]

Teddy Bear Affair: Children's Aid Foundation Gala 1995

File includes manuscript and printed scores, parts, and lead sheets for the Teddy Bear Affair: Children's Aif Foundation Gala. Titles include Maple Leaf Rag arranged by Doug Riley; Juba arranged by Doug Riley; Calina arranged by Doug Riley; Sonata III by Edvard Grieg, edited and revised by Richard Epstein; Mission Impossible; Perry Mason;

String Quartet - 1966

File includes manuscript score and parts (with photocopied inserts) for String Quartet - 1966 by Doug Riley.

Juba Script

File includes script of Juba as well as a brochure of R.S.V.P. Broadway:The New 1930s Musical Comedy

Octet

File includes manuscript score and photocopy of manuscript score of Octet by Doug Riley.

Teddy Bear Affair

File includes manuscript score and photocopied parts and scores for the Teddy Bear Affair. Includes Arabian Dancers and Genie of the Lamp parts.

Teddy Bear Affair Openings

File includes various manuscript and printed parts for the Teddy Bear Affair. Titles include Skate Opening; O Fortuna; adaptations of Vivaldi's Autumn

Baroque Suite (Piano Quartet Arrangement)

File includes annotated printed parts and manuscript and photocopied manuscript scores with inserts of Baroque Suite #1 Tribute to J.S.B. by Doug Riley. File also includes manuscript parts of Roll Right by Doug Riley and Che Gelda Manina. The original envelopes that the orchestra parts for Baroque Suite #1 were in are also included.

Sids Ahead, Stratford Stomp, and Other Pieces

File includes various photocopied and manuscript parts and lead sheets largely for Alto and B flat but also includes percussion and other parts. Titles include Sids Ahead by Miles Davis; Pastorale by Doug Riley; White Caps; A Tune by Doug Riley; Stratford Stomp by Don Thompson and Christopher Lambert; Supple Motion by V. Dorge; Blue in Green by Bill Evans; Beep by V. Dorge; Ida Lupino by Carla Bley; Silver's Serenade by Horace Silver; The Reunion by C. Gray; September by Loose Bossa; Blue Monk by Monk; Bags' Groove by Milt Jackson; Groovin' High; Recordame by Joe Henderson; Peace Dance by Doug Riley; Birdland; Days Gone by Don Thompson and Christopher Lambert; Good Bait; Blues 4 Jim Sam; Bag's Blues (In the Lobby); Theme for Adele; Django by John Lewis; 'Round Midnight by Monk; Emily by Johnny Mandel; Mileau by V. Dorge; Windows

Motown Magic

File includes printed, manuscript, and photocopied manuscript score and parts for Motown Magic arranged by Doug Riley.

Dr. Hakenbush

File includes manuscript lead sheets of Dr. Hakenbush. Also includes printed parts of Thinking of You by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby; I Wanna Be Loved By You by Bert Kalmar, Herbert Stothart and Harry Ruby.

Walk on the Wild Side

File includes manuscript and photocopied manuscript score and parts for Walk on the Wild Side for Hammond B-3 and Orchestra, arranged by Doug Riley

Cat and Mouse (A Polytonal Rag)

File includes manuscript, photocopied manuscript, and printed scores of Cat and Mouse (A Polytonal Rag) composed and arranged by Doug Riley.

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Score

File includes manuscript score of Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Doug Riley. File also contains photocopied manuscript, transposed score of Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Doug Riley.

Rollright

File includes manuscript score for Rollright by Doug Riley

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