The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-12 Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Shortnin' BreadAdditional title: Shortenin' BreadAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Lyte, Henry Francis, 1793-1847 (Lyricist)Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 (Librettist)Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 (Lyricist)Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956 (Composer)Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)Monk, William Henry, 1823-1889 (Composer)Weinberger, Jaromír, 1896-1967 (Composer)Kjerulf, Halfdan, 1815-1868 (Composer)Beach, H. H. A., Mrs., 1867-1944 (Composer)Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1941-05-12
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Shortenin' Bread (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Grechaninov ; Slumber song (originally for voice and piano) / music by Grechaninov ; arr. by Voorhees for orchestra ; Announcement with commentary on composer Verdi ; Ah, fors' è lui, from opera Traviata / music by Verdi ; libretto by Piave (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Abide with me / music by Monk ; words by Lyte (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Wienberger ; Furiant, from opera Švanda the Bagpiper / music by Weinberger (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Last night the nightingale woke me (originally for voice and piano) / music by Kjerulf (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Ah, love, but a day! (originally for voices with piano) / music by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach ; lyrics by Browning (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 886-887
TopicsSongs (High voice) with orchestraFolk songs -- United StatesOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasHymns, EnglishSacred songs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalGrechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956. Romansy, op. 1. Kolybelʹnai︠a︡; arrangedVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Ah, fors' è lui che l'animaMonk, William Henry, 1823-1889. Abide with meWeinberger, Jaromír, 1896-1967. Švanda dudák. Furiant; arrangedKjerulf, Halfdan, 1815-1868. Sånger, op. 3. Laengsel; arranged. EnglishBeach, Amy, 1867-1944. Browning songs. Ah, love, but a day!; arranged
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB26657 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26659 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26658 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 55, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 55, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 55, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor and arranger.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 May 12.Language: Sung in English and Italian.Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 2 (1 two-sided and 1 one-sided) audio discs (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 945633898NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20926519Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5a273c0-681c-0136-fc23-352c71755a3d
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