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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-19
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Little David, play on your harp
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Additional title: Loch Lomond (Song)
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
Heidt, Winifred (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 (Librettist)
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908 (Librettist)
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 (Composer)
Poldini, Ede, 1869-1957 (Composer)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-05-19
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Take my thanks (known as Dedication or Devotion, originally for voice and piano) / music by R. Strauss (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Dancing doll (originally for piano) / music by Poldini (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Seguidilla, from opera Carmen / music by Bizet (Heidt, orchestra) ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement with commentary on Tchaikovsky ; Canzonetta, from Violin Concerto in D major / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Loch Lomond (or Bonnie Banks) (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Little David, play on your harp (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Home to our mountains, from opera Il Trovatore / music by Verdi (Heidt, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 888-889
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Orchestral music, Arranged
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Folk songs, English -- Scotland
Spirituals (Songs)
African Americans
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Radio programs, Musical
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 10. Zueignung; arranged. English
Poldini, Ede, 1869-1957. Marionettes. Poupée valsante; arranged
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Près des remparts de Séville
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 35, D major. Canzonetta; arranged
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Trovatore. Sì, la stanchezza. English
Radio programs
Radio commercials
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB26741 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26743 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26742 B2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 56, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 56, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 56, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.
Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; Winifred Heidt, mezzo-soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor and commentator.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 May 19.
Language: Sung in English and French.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 2 (1 two-sided and 1 one-sided) audio discs (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 945634049
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20926523
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebfa0bc0-681c-0136-2d9c-6fa6aaea36d0
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-19 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0e174960-c373-0133-bf75-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-19 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0e174960-c373-0133-bf75-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-19 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0e174960-c373-0133-bf75-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-19