The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-09-22Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Ezekiel saw the wheelAdditional 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)Gilbert, W. S.(William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Librettist)Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)Ponce, Manuel M.(Manuel María), 1882-1948 (Composer)Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886 (Composer)Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 (Composer)Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948 (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: 1941-09-22
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; "Flowers that bloom in the spring" from operetta "Mikado" / music by Sullivan ; libretto by Gilbert (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; "Valse lente" from ballet "Sylvia" / music by Delibes (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Little star (Estrellita) (originally for voice and piano) / music by Ponce (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Ezekiel saw the wheel (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcements ; "Cielo e mar" from opera "Gioconda" / music Ponchielli ; libretto by Boito (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Sarasate ; Zapateado (originally for piano and violin) / music by Sarasate ; arr. by Voorhees (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Waltzes from "Merry widow" (arranged) / music by Lehar (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 913-914
TopicsOperasBalletsSongs (High voice) with orchestraSongs -- MexicoSpirituals (Songs)Dance musicOrchestral music, ArrangedRadio programs, MusicalSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Mikado. Flowers that bloom in the springDelibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Sylvia. Valse lentePonce, Manuel M. (Manuel María), 1882-1948. Estrellita; arranged. EnglishPonchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886. Gioconda. Cielo e marSarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Danzas españolas, op. 23. Zapateado; arrangedLehár, Franz, 1870-1948. Lustige Witwe. Selections; arranged. English
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB28125 B1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28127 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28126 B2 (Disc 2).Citation/reference: "Telephone Hour, Prog 74, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 74, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 74, 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 and arranger.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 September 22.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 (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 950399332NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20964004Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 30080e30-2ebc-0136-de09-275fdd10e9e1
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