The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-02-24Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Go down, Moses
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Commentator)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 (Librettist)Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)Dominguez, Alberto, 1913-1975 (Composer)Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934 (Composer)Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (Composer)Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Composer)Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 (Composer)Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (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: 1941-02-24
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Perfidia / music by Dominguez (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Salut d'amour (originally for violin and piano) / music by Elgar (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary by White -- Link 2: Ave Maria (adapted to the first prelude of J.S. Bach ) / music by Gounod (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Fête bohème, from suite Scènes pittoresques / music by Massenet (orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: A dream / music by Grieg (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Go down Moses (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Brindisi, from opera Traviata / music by Verdi ; libretto by Piave (White, Melton, orchestra, chorus) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 867-868
TopicsSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedAve Maria (Music)Sacred songs (High voice) with orchestraSuites (Orchestra)Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraSpirituals (Songs)African AmericansOperasRadio programs, MusicalDominguez, Alberto, 1913-1975. PerfidiaElgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Salut d'amour; arrangedGounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Ave Maria (Vocal version); arrangedMassenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Scènes pittoresques. Fête bohèmeGrieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lieder, op. 48. Traum; arranged. EnglishVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Libiamo ne lieti calici
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: BB25819 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25821 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25820 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 44, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 44, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 44, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano and commentator ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 February 24.Language: Sung in Spanish, Latin, 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: 944455207NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20915956Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb56b880-5d31-0136-05ff-5b7049f38d10
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