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Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-16
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)
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)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940-09-16
Table of Contents
Link 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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 825-826
Topics
Orchestral music, Arranged
Dance music
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Musicals
Operas
Choruses with orchestra
Radio programs, Musical
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Ungarische Tänze. Nr. 1; arranged
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. I hear a thrush at eve
Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944. Lisonjera; arranged
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Sweethearts. Angelus
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. O Colombina
Bloom, Rube. Song of the bayou; arranged
Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Student prince. Deep in my heart, dear
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: 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 Description
Audio disc
Extent: 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 938669280
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20890708
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 33a02970-c363-0133-033f-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1940: 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, 1940-09-16" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/37a73260-c363-0133-6ec1-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-16" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/37a73260-c363-0133-6ec1-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-16 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/37a73260-c363-0133-6ec1-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-16