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Title
The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-06-16
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Whyte-Melville, G. J. (George John), 1821-1878 (Lyricist)
Orred, Meta (Lyricist)
Molloy, J. L. (ames L.), 1837-1909 (Lyricist)
Targioni Tozzetti, Giovanni, 1712-1783 (Librettist)
Menasci, Guido (Librettist)
Clay, Frederic, 1838-1889 (Composer)
Thomé, Francis, 1850-1909 (Composer)
Ali͡abʹev, A. (Aleksandr), 1787-1851 (Composer)
Harrison, Annie Fortescue, 1851-1944 (Composer)
Molloy, J. L. (ames L.), 1837-1909 (Composer)
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 (Composer)
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-06-16
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Gipsy John (originally for voice and piano) / music by Clay ; lyrics by Melville (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Under the leaves (originally for piano) / music by Thomé ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Nightingale (originally for voice and piano) / music by Ali︠a︡bʹev (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; In the gloaming (originally for voice and piano) / music by Harrison ; lyrics taken from a poem by Meta Orred (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 2: Kerry dance (originally for voice and piano) / music and lyrics by Molloy (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Finale, from Violin concerto in E minor / music by Mendelssohn ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Duet, from opera Cavalleria rusticana / music by Mascagni ; libretto by Targioni-Tozzetti and Menasci (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 891
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Dance music
Orchestral music, Arranged
Operas
Radio programs, Musical
Clay, Frederic, 1838-1889. Gipsy John; arranged
Thomé, Francis, 1850-1909. Sous la feuillée; arranged
Ali︠a︡bʹev, A. (Aleksandr), 1787-1851. Soloveĭ; arranged. English
Harrison, Annie Fortescue, 1851-1944. In the gloaming; arranged
Molloy, J. L. (James L.), 1837-1909. Kerry dance; arranged
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 64, E minor. Allegro molto vivace; arranged
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB27555 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27556 (C2?) (Disc 1, side 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 60, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 60, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.
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 June 16.
Language: Sung in 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 two-sided audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945734618
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20928996
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c528a50-681d-0136-3a20-2549503d12f5
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-06-16 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2b760dd0-c373-0133-d80f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-06-16 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2b760dd0-c373-0133-d80f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-06-16 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2b760dd0-c373-0133-d80f-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-06-16