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Series V. Orchestrations

Scope and Content Notes:

Within this series are song orchestrations that were used by Brockett for his multitude of stage productions. They are arranged into four subseries: Known composers, Brockett composed, Unknown composers, and Other orchestrations.

Subseries 1. Known Composers

Scope and Content Notes:

Box 21 contains orchestrations by composers who are not Don Brockett and are clearly identified on the materials; they are arranged alphabetically by the song title.


Box 21
Folder 1 Ac-cent-tchu-aate the Positive
Folder 2 Almawhatsamater
Folder 3 And All that Jazz
Folder 4 And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going
Folder 5 Before the Parade Passes By
Folder 6 Can-Can
Folder 7 Hawaiian War Chant
Folder 8 Hello My Baby
Folder 9 The Impossible Dream
Folder 10 It’s You I Like
Folder 11 Louise
Folder 12 Men in My Little Girl’s Life
Folder 13 Mimi
Folder 14 Mr. Whipple’s Watching
Folder 15 Night Fever
Folder 16 Oh! You Beautiful Doll
Folder 17 Rocky theme
Folder 18 Swan Lake Ballet Suite
Folder 19 Teen Angel
Folder 20 Thank Heaven for Little Girls
Folder 21 Thanks to You
Folder 22 Tomorrow
Folder 23 Union Label
Folder 24 We Didn’t Start the Fire
Folder 25 Welcome to Brockett’s Revue
Folder 26 What I Did For Love
Folder 27 Wilkommen
Folder 28 Wonderful Night
Folder 29 You Made Me Love You

Subseries 2. Brockett Composed

Scope and Content Notes:

Box 22 contains orchestrations labeled as being composed by Don Brockett; they are arranged alphabetically by the title of the piece.


Box 22
Folder 1 Airport Polka
Folder 2 All We Know is That She’s Here
Folder 3 Bi-Centennial Production (community theatre)
Folder 4 Big Old Lady
Folder 5 Capital B
Folder 6 Casey and Kildare
Folder 7 Chickenanny
Folder 8 Dirty Old Lady
Folder 9 Fight Song
Folder 10 How Do You Like It So Far?
Folder 11 I Can’t Remember Her Name
Folder 12 If That is the Kind of Woman He Wants
Folder 13 I Want Me a Woman
Folder 14 Jumbo
Folder 15 Kuelling
Folder 16 Last Night I Met Miss Right, Mom
Folder 17 Last Polka in Pittsburgh
Folder 18 Lord Sees Me
Folder 19 Love Songs
Folder 20 My Christmas Wish
Folder 21 My Darling When You Go Away
Folder 22 Nikita Cha-Cha
Folder 23 Nose Touching Song
Folder 24 Old Fashioned Good Night
Folder 25 Old Prayer in a New Song
Folder 26 Places Please
Folder 27 Pretty Things
Folder 28 Rich Kid, Poor Kid
Folder 29 Santa
Folder 30 Santa Claus Blues
Folder 31 Sea Captain’s Daughter
Folder 32 Sinatra Records
Folder 33 Sing a Song
Folder 34 Song of Love
Folder 35 Stage Struck
Folder 36 Subway
Folder 37 Sweet Feet
Folder 38 Tango de March
Folder 39 To the Dentist
Folder 40 Two of Us
Folder 41 Wake Up Santa
Folder 42 We’re Both Twelve Now
Folder 43 Who Needs a Showtrain?
Folder 44 Who Will Finish the Season?
Folder 45 Wonderful Burlesque Days
Folder 46 You Can’t Poke Fun at the Palace

Subseries 3. Unknown Composers

Scope and Content Notes:

Boxes 23-28 are orchestrations composed by miscellaneous composers (some of which are possibly Brockett and some that are popular famous composers) but the composer is not specifically identified on the materials; they are arranged alphabetically by the title of the piece.


Box 23
Folder 1 A.M.
Folder 2 Acts
Folder 3 Ah Paris
Folder 4 All of Me
Folder 5 Amen
Folder 6 Amen Commercials
Folder 7 Anything Goes
Folder 8 Application
Folder 9 Applause
Folder 10 Arnie Palmer
Folder 11 Avon Beguine
Folder 12 Back Home in Indiana
Folder 13 Balloon
Folder 14 Battle Hymn
Folder 15 Big Bad Burlesque Bows
Folder 16 Big Bad Burlesque Opening
Folder 17 Big Spender
Folder 18 Bill
Folder 19 Bill Bailey
Folder 20 The Birth of the Blues
Folder 21 Bonnie and Clyde
Folder 22 Boompies
Folder 23 Broadway Tonight
Folder 24 Brockett and Barbara Under Broadway
Folder 25 Brockett’s Big Bad Burlesque
Folder 26 Brockett Opening Number

Box 24
Folder 1 Brotherhood
Folder 2 Bug Production
Folder 3 Burlesque
Folder 4 Burlesque Overture
Folder 5 Cabaret
Folder 6 Can I Take You Home
Folder 7 Carioca
Folder 8 Chair Commercial Chaser
Folder 9 Chef Brockett Song
Folder 10 Ching and Ling
Folder 11 Christmas Wish
Folder 12 Cinderella
Folder 13 Clairol-Opener
Folder 14 Clyde and Hortense
Folder 15 Comatose or Death
Folder 16 Commercials
Folder 17 Community Songs
Folder 18 The Company Way
Folder 19 Diet Coke
Folder 20 Dis-Done
Folder 21 Doctor and the Lady
Folder 22 Downtown
Folder 23 Dry Bones
Folder 24 Easy Credit
Folder 25 Eat n Park
Folder 26 Elf March
Folder 27 Entertain
Folder 28 Everybody’s Fancy

Box 25
Folder 1 Fiddler
Folder 2 The First Time You Notice
Folder 3 Football Production
Folder 4 Five Growing Boys
Folder 5 42nd Street
Folder 6 Funs a Poppin’
Folder 7 Gas: It’s Quite an Art
Folder 8 Give My Regards to Broadway
Folder 9 Glamour Girl
Folder 10 Gunner
Folder 11 Happy Days are Here Again
Folder 12 Hard Time to Come Again No More
Folder 13 Hats Off to Broadway
Folder 14 Hello Dolly
Folder 15 Here is Your Tent
Folder 16 Home Show
Folder 17 I am Taking Pictures
Folder 18 I Can’t Apologize Enough
Folder 19 I Could Have Danced All Night
Folder 20 I Dig Rock and Roll Music
Folder 21 I Don’t Know how to Love Him
Folder 22 If I Were a Rich Man
Folder 23 If Only Moderately
Folder 24 If We Only Have Love
Folder 25 I Just Can’t Wait
Folder 26 Improvisations Chaser
Folder 27 Inkka-dink-ka-dink
Folder 28 Intro to BQ Days
Folder 29 I Really Love it Up Here
Folder 30 I Remember it Well
Folder 31 I Ride My Horse
Folder 32 It’s Quite an Act
Folder 33 Jim and Tammy
Folder 34 John Wayne
Folder 35 K-I-D-S

Box 26
Folder 1 Lakeview Sheraton
Folder 2 Lee Norse Commercial Jingle
Folder 3 Let Us Entertain You
Folder 4 Little Do They Know
Folder 5 Little Rock
Folder 6 Lizzie Borden
Folder 7 Long Way to September
Folder 8 Lord Be With You
Folder 9 Lullaby of Broadway
Folder 10 Mame
Folder 11 Mary Poppins
Folder 12 Maybe
Folder 13 May Best
Folder 14 Meet the Champion
Folder 15 Miss America
Folder 16 Mistaken Identity
Folder 17 Mr. Foo
Folder 18 Mr. Goldberg
Folder 19 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Folder 20 Nepitism
Folder 21 New Amen Show Opening
Folder 22 New York, New York
Folder 23 New York Chaser
Folder 24 New York Opening

Box 27
Folder 1 Nights on Broadway
Folder 2 The Nobodies
Folder 3 Numero Uno
Folder 4 Oh You Can’t Fly to Heaven
Folder 5 Old Folks at Home
Folder 6 Old Song
Folder 7 Opening Talk
Folder 8 Ooh My Feet
Folder 9 Opera
Folder 10 Orphan Annie
Folder 11 Orphan Dolls
Folder 12 Patriotic Production
Folder 13 Paper Production
Folder 14 Peaches and Bananas Opening
Folder 15 Picture Production
Folder 16 Pilgrim Indian
Folder 17 Pittsburgh Opera
Folder 18 Playmate
Folder 19 Pledge of Allegiance
Folder 20 Portia and Ben
Folder 21 Pothole Polka
Folder 22 Public TV
Folder 23 Racing with the Clock
Folder 24 Robert E. Lee
Folder 25 Rolling Rolling
Folder 26 Saintly Swinger
Folder 27 Salvation
Folder 28 Santa Claus March
Folder 29 Sheboygan
Folder 30 Shepard and Angel
Folder 31 Shuffle off to Buffalo
Folder 32 Sing Along
Folder 33 Sisters
Folder 34 Six Months Out of Every Year
Folder 35 Some of These Days
Folder 36 Stewardess
Folder 37 String of Pearls
Folder 38 Strutaway
Folder 39 Susie
Folder 40 Swanee
Folder 41 Sweet Adeline
Folder 42 Sweet Georgia Brown
Folder 43 Tapflash
Folder 44 Telephone Number
Folder 45 TV Themes Game
Folder 46 Thanks
Folder 47 Thank You
Folder 48 This Time of Year
Folder 49 Tin Whistle
Folder 50 Toast of the Town
Folder 51 To Life
Folder 52 Tradition Vamp
Folder 53 Trees

Box 28
Folder 1 We Beseech You
Folder 2 We’re in the Money
Folder 3 We’s be in da Moaney?
Folder 4 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Folder 5 Winchester Cathedral
Folder 6 WQED
Folder 7 Yesterday He Asked Me
Folder 8 You’re a Santa’s Helper
Folder 9 You Can’t Miss It
Folder 10 Misc./Unidentified Songs

Subseries 4. Other Orchestrations

Scope and Content Notes:

Boxes 29 and 30 are medley orchestrations and are in an alphabetical arrangement by title. Box 30 also consists of a number of items that are all assorted orchestrations and were grouped together by Brockett. For the most part, the orchestrations are not published materials, and sometimes are handwritten. Some of the song titles have very extensive orchestrations that include music for a full orchestra. Box 31 contains original Brockett orchestrations that are not available for access to patrons due to their condition, although copies have been made and are available for use with the other copies of music for that song title.


Box 29
Folder 1-3 Medley Book #1 A-I
Folder 4-5 Medley Book #2 J-Z
Folder 6 Broadway Medley
Folder 7 Chevalier Medley
Folder 8 Chuck’s Christmas Medley

Box 30
Folder 1 Commercial Medley II
Folder 2 Commercial Medley No. 3
Folder 3 Diet Medley
Folder 4 The Don Brockett Memorial Medley
Folder 5 Fiddler Medley
Folder 6 Gospel Medley
Folder 7 New York Medley
Folder 8 Night Medley
Folder 9 Patriotic Medley
Folder 10 Patti Burns Medley
Folder 11 Performance Medley
Folder 12 Romance Medley
Folder 13 Star Wars Medley
Folder 14 Wonderful Night Medley
Folder 15 Audition Music
Folder 16 George Cohen Salute (w/medleys)
Folder 17 ’93 Music
Folder 18 Pittsburgh Symphony Benefit (music/letters/program)
Folder 19 “Special Music”

Box 31
Folder 1-2 Brockett written orchestrations A - Z (Restricted due to condition)