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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-02-03
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
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)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 (Librettist)
Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901 (Librettist)
Cooper, George, 1840-1927 (Lyricist)
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Di Chiara, Vincenzo, 1860-1937 (Composer)
Wieniawski, Henri, 1835-1880 (Composer)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)
Tucker, Henry, 1826?-1882 (Composer)
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (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: 1941-02-03
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Come where my love lies dreaming (arr. for voice with orchestra) / music by Foster (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Minute waltz / music by Chopin ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; La Spagnola (originally for voice and piano) / music by Di Chiara (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Romance / music by Wieniawski ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Agnus dei (suite from opera Arlésienne arr. for voice and orchestra) / music by Bizet (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Sweet Genevieve (arr. for chorus) / music by Tucker ; lyrics by Cooper (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Duet (compiled from the end of Act 1 and beginning of Act 2) from opera Manon / music by Massenet ; libretto by Meilhac and Gille (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 863-864
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Waltzes
Orchestral music, Arranged
Songs, Italian
Sacred songs (High voice) with orchestra
Agnus Dei (Music)
Operas
Radio programs, Musical
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Come where my love lies dreaming; arranged
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Waltzes, piano, op. 64. No. 1; arranged
Di Chiara, Vincenzo, 1860-1937. Spagnola; arranged. English
Wieniawski, Henri, 1835-1880. Concertos, violin, orchestra, no. 2, op. 22, D minor. Romance; arranged
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Arlésienne. Intermezzo; arranged
Tucker, Henry, 1826?-1882. Sweet Genevieve; arranged
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon; arranged
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB25584 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25586 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25585 B2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 41, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 41, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 41, 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, arranger and conductor.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 February 3.
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, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 944957662
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20919676
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a6a03f0-5c5c-0136-ea2c-3b373f2e4fdc
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/1dac3480-c372-0133-3273-60f81dd2b63c

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 July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1dac3480-c372-0133-3273-60f81dd2b63c

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/1dac3480-c372-0133-3273-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour