The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-10-13Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Time wasAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Delâtre, Louis, b. 1815 (Lyricist)Weatherly, F. E. (Frederic Edward), 1848-1929 (Lyricist)Ross, Adrian, 1859-1933 (Lyricist)Prado, Miguel, 1905-1980 (Composer)Fibich, Zdeněk, 1850-1900 (Composer)Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826 (Composer)Messager, André, 1853-1929 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (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: 1941-10-13
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Duerme = Time was / music by Prado (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Poem / music by Fibich (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Ouvre ton cœur (Open your heart) / music by Bizet ; text by Delâtre (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Invitation to the dance (excerpt) / music by Weber (orchestra) ; Announcement ; "Long ago in Alcala" from opera "Mirette" / music by Messager ; words by F.E. Weatherly & Ross (Melton, orchestra) -- Link 3: Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Duet from Act 3 of the opera "Pikovai︠a︡ dama" / music by Tchaikovsky (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 919-920
TopicsDelâtre, Louis, 1815-Songs (High voice) with orchestraSongs, Spanish -- Latin AmericaSymphonic poemsOperasWaltzesDance musicRadio programs, MusicalPrado, Miguel, 1905-1980. Duerme; arrangedFibich, Zdeněk, 1850-1900. V podvečer. LentoBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Vasco de Gama. Ouvre ton cœurWeber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826. Aufforderung zum Tanze. SelectionsMessager, André, 1853-1929. Mirette. Long ago in AlcalaTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Pikovai︠a︡ dama. O da, minovali stradanʹi︠a︡. 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: BB28377 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28379 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28378 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 77, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 77, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 77, 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 13.Language: Sung in Spanish, English, 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: 950415279NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20964263Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d272d920-2ebe-0136-45dd-077ab42b197b
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