The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-07-29Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesMelton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (Lyricist)Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 (Composer)Tours, Frank E., 1877-1963 (Composer)Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)Alvarez, F. M. (Fermín María), 1833-1898 (Composer)Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880 (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: 1940-07-29
Table of Contents1st link: Opening announcement ; Gypsy airs (arr. for orchestra) / music by Sarasate ; Mother of mine (originally with piano) / music by Tours ; words by Kipling (Melton, orchestra, Voorhees) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Etude no. 3 in D-flat major (arr. for orchestra) / music by Liszt ; Announcement -- 2nd link: La partida / music by Alvarez (White, orchestra, Voorhees) -- It ain't necessarily so / music by Gershwin (Melton, chorus, orchestra, Voorhees) ; Spanish serenade / music by Herbert (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Barcarolle from Contes d'Hoffmann (originally for soprano and mezo-soprano with orchestra) / music by Offenbach (Melton, White, chorus, orchestra, Voorhees) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 818-819
TopicsKipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Musical settingsOrchestral music, ArrangedSongs (High voice) with orchestraMusicalsOperasRadio programs, MusicalSarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Zigeunerweisen; arrangedTours, Frank E., 1877-1963. Mother o' mine; arrangedLiszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Études de concert (1848). No 3; arrangedAlvarez, F. M. (Fermín María), 1833-1898. PartidaGershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. It ain't necessarily soHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Suite of serenades. Spanish.Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann. Belle nuit; arranged. English
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title and date from the orininal discs label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB23658-C2 (disc 1); BB23659-B2 (disc 2).Content: "Program 14"-- On label.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 1940 July 29.Language: Sung in English and Spanish.Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 2 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: 936554643NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886042Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7db890b0-c362-0133-123a-60f81dd2b63c
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