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Title
The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-26
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Additional title: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
Jepson, Helen, 1904-1997 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Voorhees, Donald (Commentator)
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901 (Librettist)
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872 (Librettist)
Dominguez, Alberto, 1913-1975 (Composer)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (Composer)
Hubay, Jenő, 1858-1937 (Composer)
Arne, Michael, 1741?-1786 (Composer)
Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883 (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: 1941-05-26
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Perfidia / music by Dominguez (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Minuet in G major arr. for orchestra / music by Beethoven ; Announcement with commentary on singer Jepson ; Jewel song, from opera Faust / music by Gounod ; libretto by Barbier and Carré (Jepson, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Melton, orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement with commentary on czardasz by Voorhees ; Hejre Kati / music by Hubay; arr. for orchestra ; Announcement ; Young Molly who lived at the foot of the hill (originally for voice and piano) / music by Arne (Jepson, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; May heaven forgive you, from opera Martha, finale of act 3 (originally quintet with chorus and orchestra) / music by Flotow (Melton, Jepson, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 890
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Orchestral music, Arranged
Operas
Spirituals (Songs)
Dance music
Radio programs, Musical
Dominguez, Alberto, 1913-1975. Perfidia
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Minuets, orchestra, WoO 10. No. 2; arranged
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Je ris de me voir si belle
Hubay, Jenő, 1858-1937. Szenen aus der Czárda, no. 4; arranged
Arne, Michael, 1741?-1786. Lass with the delicate air; arranged
Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883. Martha. Mag der Himmel euch vergeben; arranged. English
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: BB26824 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26825 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 57, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 57, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.
Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Helen Jepson, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor and commentator.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 May 26.
Language: Sung in Spanish, French, and English.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 two-sided audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Spanish, Castilian
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945671042
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20927809
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01408620-681d-0136-038b-59e4618d91ec
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 :radio broadcast,1941-05-26 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1fa0cdb0-c373-0133-b5ff-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-26 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1fa0cdb0-c373-0133-b5ff-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-26 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1fa0cdb0-c373-0133-b5ff-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-26