The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-16Additional 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)Eberhart, Nelle Richmond (Lyricist)Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946 (Composer)Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944 (Composer)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Composer)Bloom, Rube (Composer)Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951 (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: 1940-09-16
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Hungarian dance 1 (arr. for orchestra) / music by Brahms ; Commentary on the creation of song I hear a thrush at eve ; I hear a thrush at eve / music by Cadman ; words by Eberhart (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement of and commentary on The Flatterer -- 2nd link: The Flatterer (arr. for orchestra) / music by Chaminade ; "Angelus" from musical Sweethearts / music by Herbert (White, chorus, orchestra) ; "Harlequin serenade" from Pagliacci / music by Leoncavallo (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- 3rd link: Song of the bayou (arr. for chorus and orchestra) / music by Bloom ; Bell Telephone ad ; "Deep in my heart, dear" from musical Student prince / music by Romberg (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 825-826
TopicsOrchestral music, ArrangedDance musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraMusicalsOperasChoruses with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalBrahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Ungarische Tänze. Nr. 1; arrangedCadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. I hear a thrush at eveChaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944. Lisonjera; arrangedHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Sweethearts. AngelusLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. O ColombinaBloom, Rube. Song of the bayou; arrangedRomberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Student prince. Deep in my heart, dear
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: BB24149-C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24151-C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24150-B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 21, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 21, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 21, 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 September 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 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: 938669280NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20890708Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 33a02970-c363-0133-033f-60f81dd2b63c
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