The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-12-23Additional 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)Young, Rida Johnson (Librettist)Teschemacher, Edward, 1876-1940 (Lyricist)Clarke, Campbell (Lyricist)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)Redner, Lewis H., 1831-1908 (Composer)Ronald, Landon, Sir, 1873-1938 (Composer)Franck, César, 1822-1890 (Composer)Lyadov, Anatoly Konstantinovich, 1855-1914 (Composer)Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (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: 1940-12-23
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Ah! sweet mystery of life from operetta Naughty Marietta / music by Herbert ; libretto by Young (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; O little town of Bethlehem / music by Redner ; arr. for orchestra ; Announcement ; Oh, lovely night, from the song-cycle "Summertime" (originally for voice and piano) / music by Ronald ; lyrics by Teschemacher (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Virgin at the manger (originally for 2 voices and piano) / music by Franck (chorus, orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Enchanted lake (shortened by 2 minutes) / music by Lyadov (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Almighty (Great is Jehovah the Lord, originally for voice and piano) / music by Schubert ; English words by Clarke (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 851-852
TopicsMusicalsChristmas musicCarols, EnglishSongs (High voice) with orchestraSong cyclesChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraSymphonic poemsAnthemsOrchestral music, ArrangedRadio programs, MusicalHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Naughty Marietta. Ah! sweet mystery of lifeRedner, Lewis H., 1831-1908. O little town of Bethlehem; arrangedRonald, Landon, 1873-1938. Summertime. Night; arrangedFranck, César, 1822-1890. Duets, voices, piano. Vierge à la crèche; arranged. EnglishLyadov, Anatoly Konstantinovich, 1855-1914. Volshebnoe ozero. SelectionsSchubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Allmacht (Song); arranged. English
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: BB25153 CI (Disc 1), BB2515? B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 35, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 35, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs 1 and 2 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 December 23.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 one-sided audio discs (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 941280977NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906009Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 368709e0-c370-0133-2156-60f81dd2b63c
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