The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-08-19Additional 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)Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884 (Composer)Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951 (Composer)Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)Arditi, Luigi, 1822-1903 (Composer)Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (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: 1940-08-19
Table of Contents1st link: Opening announcement ; Dance of the comedians from The bartered bride / music by Smetana (orchestra) ; Anecdote from the life of Sigmund Romberg ; Serenade from Student prince / music by Romberg (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; En bateau (arr. for orchestra) / music by Debussy -- 2nd link: Il bacio / music by Arditi (White, orchestra) ; Hark, Hark! The lark at Heaven's gate sings (arr. for chorus) / music by Schubert (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Love duet from act 1, Tosca / music by Puccini (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 820-821
TopicsOperasOrchestral musicDance musicMusicalsOrchestral music, ArrangedSongs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalSmetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Prodaná nevěsta. SkočnáRomberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Student prince. SerenadeArditi, Luigi, 1822-1903. BacioSchubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Ständchen, D. 889; arranged. EnglishPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. Mario! Mario! Son qui! Perchè chiuso?
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: BB23873-C1 (disc 1); BB20874-B2 (disc 2).Content: "The Telephone Hour, Prog 17, part 1; The Telephone Hour, Prog 17, part 2"-- On run-out of discs 1 and 2 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 August 19.Language: Sung in English and Italian.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 29 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: 936554486NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886040Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3b7d290-c362-0133-d3d3-60f81dd2b63c
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