The Telephone Hour, 1954-11-08Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesSeefried, 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)
The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
Dates / OriginDate 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 2511Shelf locator: *LT-10 8172
TopicsRadio programs, MusicalOrchestral musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraOperasRachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Preludes, piano, op. 23. No. 5; arrangedStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Lieder, op. 17. StändchenWolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948. Quatro rusteghi. IntermezzoPurcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Indian queen. I attempt from Love's sickness to flyRossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Barbiere di Siviglia. SinfoniaPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Sì, mi chiamano Mimì
NotesContent: "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 DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (30:31) : analog, mono, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based acetate ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 908253527NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20614585Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25b83a90-b8bf-0133-e798-60f81dd2b63c
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