The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-01-20Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Londonderry air
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Commentator)Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919 (Librettist)Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 (Librettist)Procter, Adelaide Anne, 1825-1864 (Lyricist)Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868 (Composer)Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)Glière, Reinhold Morit͡sevich, 1875-1956 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)Serradell, Narciso, 1843-1910 (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: 1941-01-20
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Low-back'd car / music by S. Lover (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Anitra's Dance, from Peer Gynt (announced as "Pagan suite") / music by Grieg (orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 2: Mi chiamano Mimì, from opera La Bohème / music by Puccini ; libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Londonderry air with lyrics "April's one" (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Commentary on composer Glière by Voorhees -- Link 3: Sailor's dance, from ballet "The red poppy" / music by Glière ; Announcement ; The lost chord (originally for voice and piano) / music by Sullivan ; lyrics by Procter (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; The Swallow (Golondrina, Mexican "Home sweet home") ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 858Shelf locator: *LK-16 860
TopicsSongs, IrishSongs (High voice) with orchestraSuites (Orchestra)Incidental musicOperasChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraBalletsSwallows -- Songs and musicExiles -- Songs and musicPopular music -- MexicoRadio programs, MusicalLover, Samuel, 1797-1868. Low back'd carGrieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Peer Gynt. Anitras dansPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Sì, mi chiamano MimìGlière, Reinhold Morit︠s︡evich, 1875-1956. Krasnyĭ mak. Tanet︠s︡ sovetskikh mori︠a︡kovSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Lost chord; arrangedSerradell, Narciso, 1843-1910. Golondrina
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: BB25435 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25437 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25436 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 39, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 39, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 39, 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, commentator and conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 January 20.Language: Sung in English, Italian and Spanish.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: 941283109NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906014Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7cb51c10-c371-0133-8228-60f81dd2b63c
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