The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-11-11Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 (Lyricist)Weatherly, F. E. (Frederic Edward), 1848-1929 (Lyricist)Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 (Lyricist)Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960 (Lyricist)Dix, J. Airlie, 1862-1911 (Composer)Braga, Gaetano, 1829-1907 (Composer)Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972 (Composer)Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 (Composer)Wood, Haydn, 1882-1959 (Composer)Quilter, Roger, 1877-1953 (Composer)Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (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: 1940-11-11
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; The trumpeter / music by Dix ; words by Barron (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Angel's serenade / music by Braga ; arr. for chorus and orchestra ; Giannina mia from operetta Firefly / music by Friml ; words by Harbach (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Scherzo from Midsummer night's dream / music by Mendelssohn (orchestra) ; Roses of Picardy / music by Wood ; lyrics by Weatherly (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Now sleeps the crimson petal (originally for voice and piano) / music by Quilter ; lyrics by Tennyson (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Why do I love you from the musical Show boat / music by Kern ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2 (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 839-840
TopicsSongs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraMusicalsIncidental musicOrchestral musicRadio programs, MusicalDix, J. Airlie, 1862-1911. TrumpeterBraga, Gaetano, 1829-1907. Serenata; arranged. EnglishFriml, Rudolf, 1879-1972. Firefly. Giannina miaMendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sommernachtstraum. ScherzoWood, Haydn, 1882-1959. Roses of PicardyQuilter, Roger, 1877-1953. Songs, op. 3. Now sleeps the crimson petal; arrangedKern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Show boat. Why do I love you?
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: BB24661-C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24663-C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24662-B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 29, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 29, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 29, 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.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1940 November 11.Language: Sung in English.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: NYPG05-A10060NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16130236MSS Unit ID: 20502RLIN/OCLC: 939554431NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20894238Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2df43ca0-c365-0133-ed4e-60f81dd2b63c
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