The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-06-30: Independence Day program Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Independence Day programAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Yankee Doodle (Song)Additional title: Marines' hymn
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Hull, Henry, 1890-1977 (Narrator)Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 (Lyricist)Higley, Brewster M., 1823-1911 (Lyricist)Christie, Kenneth (Arranger)Ward, Samuel A., 1847-1903 (Composer)Kelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905 (Composer)Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)Bellamy, Francis (Lyricist)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: 1941-06-30
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 894
TopicsWhitman, Walt, 1819-1892Poets, American -- 19th centuryFourth of July -- Anniversaries, etcPatriotic music -- United StatesSongs (High voice) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalWhitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass. SelectionsWard, Samuel A., 1847-1903. America the beautiful. SelectionsKelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905. Home on the range; arrangedFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Old folks at home; arrangedBellamy, Francis. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
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: BB27239 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27240 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 62, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 62, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; Henry Hull, reader ; 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 1941 June 30.Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 two-sided audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
DescriptionIn celebration of Independence day, prominent American actor Henry Hull reads excerpts from Leaves of Grass, a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. The reading is punctuated with the following music works: America the Beautiful / music by Ward, lyrics by Bates (chorus ; orchestra) ; Medley including Yankee Doodle, Marines' hymn, Old oaken bucket, When I saw sweet Nellie home (orchestra) ; Home on the Range / music by Kelley, lyrics by Higley (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Old folks at home / music by Foster (White, chorus, orchestra) ; and Pledge of Allegiance / by Bellamy ; music arr. by Christie (Melton, chorus, orchestra).
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 948697939NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20952862Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a7456020-2c79-0136-2cee-475352552878
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