The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-03-03 Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Ar hyd y nos. English
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Lyricist)Walton, Ellis (Lyricist)Boulton, Harold, 1859-1935 (Lyricist)Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901 (Librettist)Carré, Michel, 1819-1872 (Librettist)Spilman, Jonathan E., 1812-1896 (Composer)Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (Composer)Wilson, H. Lane (Henry Lane), 1871-1915 (Composer)Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896 (Composer)Paganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840 (Composer)Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911 (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: 1941-03-03
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Announcement ; Flow gently sweet Afton / lyrics by Burns ; music by Spilman (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Mascagni ; Intermezzo, from opera Cavalleria rusticana / music by Mascagni (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Wilson ; Carmeña (vocal waltz) / music by Wilson ; lyrics by Walton (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; All through the night (Ar hyd y nos, old Welsh air) / English words by Boulton (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Elle ne croyait pas, from opera Mignon / music by Thomas ; libretto by Barbier and Carré (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Perpetual motion / music by Paganini (violin, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Carry me back to old Virginny / by Bland (White, Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 869-870
TopicsBurns, Robert, 1759-1796Ballads, English -- ScotlandSongs (High voice) with orchestraOperasWaltzesFolk songs, WelshChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraViolin with orchestraMinstrel music -- United StatesRadio programs, MusicalVirginia -- Songs and musicSpilman, Jonathan E., 1812-1896. Flow gently sweet AftonMascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. IntermezzoWilson, H. Lane (Henry Lane), 1871-1915. CarmeñaThomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Mignon. Elle ne croyait pasPaganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840. Moto perpetuoBland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911. Carry me back to old Virginny; arranged
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: BB25901 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25903 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB 25902 B2 (disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 45, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 45, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 45, 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 March 3.Language: Sung in 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: 944455181NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20915955Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a639d520-5d32-0136-5fbd-632dc14325ed
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