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Title
The Telephone Hour, 1954-11-08
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Seefried, Irmgard (Singer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 (Composer)
Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948 (Composer)
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 (Composer)
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 (Composer)
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
National Broadcasting Company (Associated name)
Bell Telephone Orchestra (Performer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1954-11-08
Table of Contents
[Disc side 1: (14:23)]: Prelude in G minor / Sergei Rachmaninoff -- Ständchen / Richard Strauss -- Intermezzo (from the opera "Four rustics") / Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari -- [Bell Telephone announcement about trans-Atlantic cable and amplifiers] ; [Introduction to Purcell's "I attempt from loves sickness to fly"] (Unidentififed host)
[Disc side 2: (15:08)]: I attempt from loves sickness to fly / Purcell -- Overture (from the opera "Barbieri di Siviglia) / Giaocchino Rossini -- Mi chiamano Mimi (from the opera "La Bohme") / Giacomo Puccini -- [Closing remarks and announcements] (Unidentified host)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 2511
Shelf locator: *LT-10 8172
Topics
Radio programs, Musical
Orchestral music
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Operas
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Preludes, piano, op. 23. No. 5; arranged
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 17. Ständchen
Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948. Quatro rusteghi. Intermezzo
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Indian queen. I attempt from Love's sickness to fly
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Barbiere di Siviglia. Sinfonia
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Sì, mi chiamano Mimì
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Notes
Content: "NBC Orthacoustic instantaneous; Telephone Hour-Irmgard Seefried (Debut); UCT-105-11; 11/8/54; 9.00-9.30 PM"--From original disc label.
Performers: Irmgard Seefried, soprano (Disc side 1: 2nd work; Disc side 2: 1st and 3rd works) ; Bell Telephone Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor ; with unidentified host.
Venue: Broadcast from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York 1954 November 8.
Language: Spoken in English; sung in German, English and Italian.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 audio disc (30:31) : analog, mono, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based acetate ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
German
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 908253527
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20614585
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25b83a90-b8bf-0133-e798-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1954: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour, 1954-11-08" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1954. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2968a060-b8bf-0133-2578-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour, 1954-11-08" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2968a060-b8bf-0133-2578-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1954). The Telephone Hour, 1954-11-08 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2968a060-b8bf-0133-2578-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour, 1954-11-08