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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-03-24
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Do ye ken John Peel
Additional title: Do you ken John Peel
Additional title: D'ye ken John Peel
Additional title: Ezekiel saw de wheel
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Commentator)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Pailleron, Edouard, 1834-1899 (Lyricist)
Gillet, Ernest, 1856-1940 (Composer)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)
Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916 (Composer)
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 (Composer)
Waldteufel, Emil, 1837-1915 (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: 1941-03-24
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Do ye ken John Peel (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; After the ball / music by Gillet ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement with commentary on Tarantella dance ; Tarentelle / music by Bizet ; words by Pailleron (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Ezekiel saw de wheel (chorus, orchestra) -- Link 2: Good-bye (originally for voice and piano) / music by Tosti ; words by G.J. Whyte-Melville (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Sarasate by Voorhees ; Gipsy airs / music by Sarasate ; arr. for orchestra ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Skaters waltz (originally dance music for orchestra) / music by Waldteufel (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 873
Topics
Hunting songs
Folk songs, English
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Waltzes
Orchestral music, Arranged
Spirituals (Songs)
Radio programs, Musical
Gillet, Ernest, 1856-1940. Loin du bal; arranged
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Tarentelle
Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916. Good-bye; arranged
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Zigeunerweisen; arranged
Waldteufel, Emil, 1837-1915. Patineurs; arranged
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: BB26125 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26126 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 48, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 48, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.
Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor, arranger and commentator.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 March 24.
Language: Sung in English and French.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 two-sided audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 944957943
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20919682
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87b7cea0-5d34-0136-595f-39ce575328b3
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/84a0dc90-c372-0133-a762-60f81dd2b63c

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 July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84a0dc90-c372-0133-a762-60f81dd2b63c

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/84a0dc90-c372-0133-a762-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour