The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-12-30Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Meeting of the watersAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Dietz, Howard, 1896-1983 (Librettist)Romani, Felice, 1788-1865 (Librettist)Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 (Lyricist)Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 (Librettist)Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984 (Composer)Pierné, Gabriel, 1863-1937 (Composer)Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883 (Composer)Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 (Composer)Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848 (Composer)Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972 (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: 1940-12-30
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; If there is someone lovelier than you, from operetta "Revenge with music" / music by Schwartz ; words by Dietz (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Sérénade à Colombine / music by Pierné ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Last rose of summer, from opera "Martha" / music by Flotow (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Themes from Polovtsian dances, from opera "Prince Igor" / music by Borodin (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Una furtima lagrima, from opera "L'elisir d'amore" / music by Donizetti ; libretto by Romani (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Meeting of the waters / words by Moore set to an old Irish air (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Sympathy, from operetta "Firefly" / music by Friml ; words by Harbach (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 853-854
TopicsMoore, Thomas, 1779-1852 -- Musical settingsMusicalsOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraFolk songs, IrishRadio programs, MusicalSchwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984. Revenge with music. If there is someone lovelier than youPierné, Gabriel, 1863-1937. Sérénade à Colombine; arrangedFlotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883. Martha. Letzte Rose. EnglishBorodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887. Kni︠a︡zʹ Igorʹ. Polovet︠s︡kai︠a︡ pli︠a︡ska. SelectionsDonizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Elisir d'amore. Furtiva lagrimaFriml, Rudolf, 1879-1972. Firefly. Sympathy
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: BB25218-C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25220-C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25219-B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 36, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 36, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 36, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectivelyPerformers: 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 1940 December 30.Language: Sung in 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: NYPG05-A10060NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16130236MSS Unit ID: 20502RLIN/OCLC: 941281500NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906011Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 75618960-c370-0133-a6e8-60f81dd2b63c
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