The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesMelton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 (Composer)Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (Composer)Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Composer)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)Fletcher, John (Composer)Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951 (Composer)Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Associated name)Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1940-05
Table of Contents1st link: Opening announcement ; Prelude in G minor (arr. for orchestra) / music by Rachmaninov (orchestra) ; I love thee / music Grieg (Melton with orchestra) ; Siboney / music by Lecuona (Melton (starts in English and ends in Spanish) with orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Anecdote from the life of Massenet -- 2nd link: Méditation from Thaïs / music by Massenet, arranged without solo violin ; If I were on the stage / music by Herbert (White, orchestra) ; Quilting party [Seeing Nellie home] (Originally for voice and piano) / music by Fletcher (chorus with orchestra) -- 3rd link: Bell Telephone ad ; Will you remember / music by Romberg (Melton, White with orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 794-796
TopicsOrchestral music, ArrangedSongs (High voice) with orchestraOperasMusicalsChoruses with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalRadio advertisingRachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Preludes, piano, op. 23. No. 5; arrangedGrieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig; arranged. EnglishLecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Siboney. EnglishRomberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Maytime. Will you remember
NotesContent: Title and credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB22184B2 (disc 1); BB22785 C1 (disc 2); BB22286B2 (disc 3).Content: "The Telephone Hour, Prog 2, part 1; The Telephone Hour, Prog 2, part 2; The Telephone Hour, Prog 2, part 3"-- On run-out of discs 1, 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.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1940 May.Language: Sung in English.Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 3 one-sided audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG05-A10060NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16130236MSS Unit ID: 20502RLIN/OCLC: 936337833NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886032Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 11a64ae0-c362-0133-c9c0-60f81dd2b63c
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