The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-11-18Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional 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)Blossom, Henry, 1866-1919 (Composer)Drdla, Franz, 1868-1944 (Composer)Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Clutsam, George H., 1866-1951 (Composer)Fernandez, C (Composer)Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 (Composer)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (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: 1940-11-18
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Souvenir / music by Drdla ; arr. and conducted by Voorhees (orchestra) ; Announcement and anecdote from Franz Lehar's life ; Frasquita serenade / music by Lehar (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Finale from Symphony no. 4 (shortened by 3 min.) / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Ma curly-headed babby / music by Clutsam (White, orchestra) ; Cielito lindo / music by Fernandez (White, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Believe me if all those endearing young charms / composed by Moore (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Thine alone? / music by Herbert ; lyrics by Blossom (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 841-842
TopicsOrchestral music, ArrangedMusicalsSymphoniesSongs (High voice) with orchestraLullabiesAfrican Americans -- MusicChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraFolk songs -- IrelandRadio programs, MusicalDrdla, Franz, 1868-1944. Souvenir; arrangedLehár, Franz, 1870-1948. Frasquita. Hab' ein blaues Himmelbett. EnglishTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Symphonies, no. 4, op. 36, F minor. Allegro con fuoco. SelectionsClutsam, George H., 1866-1951. Ma curly-headed babbyFernandez, C. Cielito lindoMoore, Thomas, 1779-1852. Irish melodies. Believe me if all those endearing young charmsHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Eileen. Thine alone
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: BB24737-B1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24739-C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24738-C2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 30, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 30, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 30, 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 1940 November 18.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 (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: 939554335NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20894237Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 83bfc360-c365-0133-2331-60f81dd2b63c
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