The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-03-31 Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordingsAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, 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)Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Lyricist)Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (Composer)Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 (Composer)Nogero, Francisco di (Composer)Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (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: 1941-03-31
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Who is Sylvia (originally for voice and piano) / music by Schubert ; words after Shakespeare (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Excerpt from act 2, from opera Golden Cockerel / music by Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra) ; Announcement ; My love is a muleteer / music by Di Nogero (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Rêverie / music by Debussy ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Camptown races / words and music by Foster (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Rachmaninoff by Melton ; Oh, lovely maiden sing no more / music by Rachmaninoff (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Farewell duet, from opera Queen of Spades (Act1, end of scene 2) / music by Tchaikovsky (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 874-875
TopicsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Two gentlemen of VeronaSongs (High voice) with orchestraOperasOrchestral music, ArrangedChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalShakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Who is SylviaSchubert, Franz, 1797-1828. An Sylvia; arranged. EnglishRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Zolotoĭ petushok. Vyplyvai︠u︡ i︠a︡ snachala; arrangedNogero, Francisco di. My love is a muleteerDebussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Rêverie (Piano work); arrangedFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Camptown races; arrangedRachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 4. Ne poĭ, krasavit︠s︡a, pri mne; arranged. EnglishTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Pikovai︠a︡ dama, deĭstvie 1, kartina 2. Selections. English
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: BB26223 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26225 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26224 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 49, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 49, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 49, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, arranger and conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 March 31.Language: Sung in English.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: 944972430NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20919843Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be6bc490-5d35-0136-2f08-0fd48f71d6c3
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