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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-10-20
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Joshua fit the battle of Jericho
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Musset, Alfred de, 1810-1857 (Lyricist)
Minato, Niccolò (Librettist)
Sour, Robert (Lyricist)
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Composer)
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)
Denza, Luigi (Composer)
Katzman, Henry M. (Henry Manners), 1912-2001 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-10-20
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Joshua fit the battle of Jericho (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Massenet ; Minuet from Act 2 of opera "Manon"/ music by Massenet (orchestra) ; Les filles de Cadix = The maids of Cadiz (originally for voice and piano) / music by Delibes ; lyrics by de Musset (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Polonaise militaire (originally for piano) / music by Chopin (orchestra) ; Announcement ; "Largo" from opera "Serse" / music by Handel ; libretto by Minato (Melton, orchestra) ; Funiculì funiculà / music by Denza (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; We could make such beautiful music together / music by Manners (Katzman) ; lyrics by Sour (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 921-922
Topics
Musset, Alfred de, 1810-1857
Spirituals (Songs)
Operas
Dance music
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Orchestral music, Arranged
Polonaises
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Radio programs, Musical
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. Entr'acte (Minuet)
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Filles de Cadix; arranged
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Polonaises, piano, op. 40. No. 1; arranged
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai fù
Denza, Luigi. Funiculì funiculà; arranged. English
Katzman, Henry M. (Henry Manners), 1912-2001. We could make such beautiful music together
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB28442 B1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28444 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28443 B2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 78, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 78, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 78, 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 20.
Language: Sung in English, French and Italian.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
French
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 950469500
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20964498
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efbb4e90-2ec0-0136-0592-02f26bf89292
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67e6f880-3b9a-0134-b27f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67e6f880-3b9a-0134-b27f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/67e6f880-3b9a-0134-b27f-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour