The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-12-02Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Young, Rida Johnson (Librettist)Leroy, François-Hippolyte (Librettist)Trianon, Henri (Librettist)Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 (Lyricist)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)Moszkowski, Moritz, 1854-1925 (Composer)Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (Composer)Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907 (Composer)Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (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: 1940-12-02
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; I'm falling in love with someone from operetta Naughty Marietta / music by Herbert ; libretto by Young (Melton, ochestra) ; Announcement ; Serenata / music by Moszkowski ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Ouvre ton cœur from opera Ivan IV / music by Bizet ; libretto by Leroy and Trianon (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Andalucía / music by Lecuona (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Liszt ; Dreams of love (originally for piano) / music by Liszt (Melton, orchestra) ; Nora O'Neal (originally with piano) / music by Hays (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement with commentary on Gershwin ; Bess, you is my woman / music by G. Gershwin ; lyrics by I. Gershwin (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 845-846
TopicsMusicalsOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasSuites (Orchestra)Songs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraLove songsRadio programs, MusicalHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Naughty Marietta. I'm falling in love with someoneMoszkowski, Moritz, 1854-1925. Stücke, piano, op. 15. Serenata; arrangedBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Ivan IV. Ouvre ton cœurLecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Andalucía. Andalucía; arrangedLiszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Liebesträume, piano. Nr. 3; arrangedHays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907. Nora O'Neal; arrangedGershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. Bess, you is my woman
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: BB24881-C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24879-C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24880-C2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 32, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 32, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 32, 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 1940 December 2.Language: Sung in English and French.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 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 940513836NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20902729Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22b2a600-c366-0133-1900-60f81dd2b63c
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