The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-09-15Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Intermezzo (Motion picture : 1939)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918 (Librettist)Henning, Robert (Lyricist)Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919 (Librettist)Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 (Librettist)Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Provost, Heinz, b. 1891 (Composer)Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (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: 1941-09-15
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Psalmody (excerpt) from Prologue of opera "Mefistofele" / music and libretto by Boito (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Swear not by the inconstant moon (arranged from the Love theme of Romeo and Juliet) / music by Tchaikovsky ; words from the play by Shakespeare (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Intermezzo (originally for violin and piano) / music by Provost ; lyrics by Henning (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Fantasie-impromptu (originally for piano) / music by Chopin (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Come where my love lies dreaming (originally for unacc. vocal quartets) / music by Foster (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Love duet from opera "Madama Butterfly" / music by Puccini ; libretto by Illica and Giacosa (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 911-912
TopicsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616OperasMotion picture musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedRadio programs, MusicalBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Mefistofele. Prologo in cielo. Salmodia finaleTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romeo et Juliette (Fantasy-overture). Selections; arrangedProvost, Heinz, 1891-1959. Intermezzo, violin, piano, F major; arrangedChopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Impromptus, piano, no. 4, op. 66, C♯ minor. Moderato cantabile; arrangedFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Come where my love lies dreaming; arrangedPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Madama Butterfly. Vogliatemi bene; arranged
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB28037 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28039 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28038 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 73, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 73, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 73, 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.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 September 15.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 (30 minutes) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 949894085NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20961045Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 888f7700-2eb7-0136-e683-777cef59e8d4
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