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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-09-08
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: I know the Lord laid his hands on me
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 (Librettist)
Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868 (Composer)
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-09-08
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Low back'd car (originally for voice and piano) / music by Lover (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Rachmaninoff ; Romance (Op. 8) (originally for voice and piano) / music by Rachmaninoff (orchestra) ; I know the Lord laid his hands on me (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; "Brindisi" from opera "Traviata" / music by Verdi ; libretto my Piave (White, Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 910
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Orchestral music, Arranged
Spirituals (Songs)
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Operas
Radio programs, Musical
Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868. Low back'd car; arranged
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 8. Diti︠a︡, kak t︠s︡vetok, ty prekrasna; arranged
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Libiamo ne lieti calici
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB27875 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27951 C1 (Disc 1, side 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 72, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 72, part 3"-- On run-out of sides 1 and 2.
Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 September 8.
Language: Sung in English and Italian.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 audio disc (approximately 15 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 949859911
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20960062
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0db6ffb0-2eb6-0136-3571-6386d2c1df64
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0f3748a0-3b9a-0134-bcb4-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0f3748a0-3b9a-0134-bcb4-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0f3748a0-3b9a-0134-bcb4-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour