The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-09-29Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Oh, yesAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Presenter)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Librettist)Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 (Librettist)Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908 (Librettist)Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Composer)Schütt, Eduard, 1856-1933 (Composer)Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 (Composer)Westendorf, Thomas P. (Thomas Payne), 1848-1923 (Composer)Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 (Composer)Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (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: 1941-09-29
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Oh, yes (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Serenade from opera "Pagliacci" / music and libretto by Leoncavallo ; (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Waltz "À la bien-aimée" (originally for piano) / music by Schütt (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; " Song of India" [from opera "Sadko] / music by Rimsky-Korsakov (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; I'll take you home again, Kathleen (originally for voice and piano) / music by Westendorf (Melton, orchestra) ; March from opera "Prince Igorʹ / music by Borodin (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Duet "Parle-moi de ma mère" from opera "Carmen" / music by Bizet ; libretto by Meilhac and Halévy (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 915-916
TopicsSpirituals (Songs)OperasOrchestral music, ArrangedWaltzesDance musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraMarches (Orchestra)Radio programs, MusicalIndia -- Songs and musicLehár, Franz, 1870-1948. Lustige Witwe. Selections; arranged. EnglishSchütt, Eduard, 1856-1933. Papillons d'amour. À la bien-aimée; arrangedRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Sadko (Opera). Pesni︠a︡ indiĭskogo gosti︠a︡. EnglishBorodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887. Kni︠a︡zʹ Igorʹ. Polovet︠s︡kiĭ marshBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Parle-moi de ma mère
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB28202 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28204 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28203 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 75, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 75, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 75, 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 1941 September 29.Language: Sung in English, Italian, and French.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: 950006570NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20963099Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f1b197e0-2ebc-0136-26fa-531c5280fed8
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