The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-10-14Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Nobody knows the trouble I've seen
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935 (Lyricist)Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 (Lyricist)Gifford, Walter S. (Walter Sherman), 1885-1966 (Speaker)Suppé, Franz von, 1819-1895 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944 (Composer)Bohm, Carl, 1844-1920 (Composer)Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 (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: 1940-10-14
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Overture Poet and peasant (shortened by 2 min.) / music by Suppé (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Musetta's waltz from La Bohème / music by Puccini (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Scarf dance (arr. for orchestra) / music by Chaminade ; arr. and conducted by Voorhees -- Link 2: Bell Telephone ad on the service of the company / by Gifford ; Announcement ; Calm as the night (originally for voice with piano) / music by Bohm ; English poetry by Dole (Melton, orchestra) ; Donna è mobile from Rigoletto / music by Verdi (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Nobody knows the trouble I've seen (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; I'll see you again from operetta "Bitter sweet" / music and lyrics by Coward (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 832-833
TopicsOverturesOperasOrchestral music, ArrangedDance musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraSpirituals (Songs) -- United StatesMusicalsRadio programs, MusicalSuppé, Franz von, 1819-1895. Dichter und Bauer. Ouvertüre; SelectionsPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Quando me'n voChaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944. Callirhoé. Danse d'écharpe; arrangedBohm, Carl, 1844-1920. Lieder, op. 326. Still wie die Nacht; arranged. EnglishVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Donna è mobileCoward, Noel, 1899-1973. Bitter-sweet. I'll see you again
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: BB24407 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24407 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24408 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "The Telephone Hour, Prog 25, part 1; The Telephone Hour, Prog 25, part 3; The Telephone Hour, Prog 25, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; Walter S. Gifford (Bell Telephone president), speaker ; 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 October 14.Language: Sung in Italian and English.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 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 938668785NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20890706Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 147c8430-c364-0133-4184-60f81dd2b63c
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