The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-10-06Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: John PeelAdditional title: Do you ken John PeelAdditional title: Little David, play on your harpAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Graves, John Woodcock, 1795-1886 (Lyricist)Weatherly, F. E. (Frederic Edward), 1848-1929 (Lyricist)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Albéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909 (Composer)Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916 (Composer)Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884 (Composer)Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (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: 1941-10-06
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; John Peel (old hunting song also known as "Do you ken John Peel") / words by Graves (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Nutcracker ; Selections from suite of ballet "Nutcracker" / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Tango in D (originally for piano) / music by Albeniz (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Little David, play on your harp (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Parted (originally for voice and piano) / music by Tosti ; lyrics by Weatherly (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Selections from tone poem "Moldau" / music by Smetana (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; "Pledge me gaily, lady mine" from opera "Fledermaus" / music by Strauss (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 917-918
TopicsPeel, John, 1776-1854Folk songs, EnglishBallads, EnglishHunting songsSongs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraBalletsTangosDance musicSpirituals (Songs)Symphonic poemsOperasRadio programs, MusicalTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Shchelkunchik. Suite. SelectionsAlbéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909. España, op. 165. Tango; arranged. EnglishTosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916. Parted; arrangedSmetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Má vlast. Vltava. SelectionsStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus. Trinke, Liebchen, trinke schnell. 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: BB28290 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28292 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28291 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 76, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 76, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 76, 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 October 6.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: 950415618NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20964261Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f53daec0-2ebd-0136-a361-04fbd5489e2e
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