The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-01-13Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Rose of TraleeAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Commentator)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Librettist)Bingham, Clifton, 1859-1913 (Lyricist)Thomé, Francis, 1850-1909 (Composer)Albéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909 (Composer)Rubinstein, Anton, 1829-1894 (Composer)Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Composer)Molloy, J. L. (James L.), 1837-1909 (Composer)Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (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: 1941-01-13
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Rose of Tralee / words by Spencer (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Simple aveu (Simple vow) / music by Thomé arr. for orchestra ; Announcement ; Tango in D major / music by Albeniz (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; -- Link 2: Announcement ; Rêve angélique, from suite Kamennoi-ostrow / music by Rubinstein ; arr. for orchestra and chorus ; Announcement -- Link 3: Vesti la giubba, from opera Pagliacci / music and libretto by Leoncavallo (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Love's old sweet song (Just a song at twilight ) / music by J.L. Molloy ; words by Bingham (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Pledge me gaily, lady mine, from Fledermaus / music by Strauss (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 857Shelf locator: *LK-16 859
TopicsSongs, IrishSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraSuites (Orchestra)Radio programs, MusicalThomé, Francis, 1850-1909. Simple aveu; arrangedAlbéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909. España, op. 165. Tango; arrangedRubinstein, Anton, 1829-1894. Kamennoi-ostrow. No 22, Rêve angélique; arrangedLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubbaMolloy, J. L. (James L.), 1837-1909. Love's old sweet songStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus. Trinke, Liebchen, trinke schnell; English
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: BB25347 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25349 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25348 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 38, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 38, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 38, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano and commentator ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 January 13.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: 941282091NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906012Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2743cbd0-c371-0133-3930-60f81dd2b63c
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