The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-12-09Additional 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)Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 (Lyricist)Blossom, Henry, 1866-1919 (Librettist)Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)Cui, César, 1835-1918 (Composer)Molloy, J. L. (ames L.), 1837-1909 (Composer)Horsman, Edward, 1873-1918 (Composer)Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich, 1804-1857 (Composer)Bennett, David, 1892-1990 (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: 1940-12-09
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Jeanie with the light brown hair (originally for voice and piano) / music by Foster (Melton, ochestra) ; Announcement ; Orientale (arr. for orchestra) / music by Cui (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Kerry dance (originally for voice and piano) / music by Malloy (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Bird of the wilderness (originally for voice and piano) / music by Horsman ; poem from "The gardener" by Rabindranath Tagore (chorus, orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Overture to the opera Ruslan and Ludmila / music by Glinka (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Down by the old bayou / music by Bennett (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Isle of our dreams from operetta "Red mill" / music by Herbert ; libretto by Henry Blossom (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 847-848
TopicsSongs (High voice) with orchestraLove songs -- United StatesOrchestral music, ArrangedChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraOperasOverturesAfrican AmericansMusicalsRadio programs, MusicalIreland -- Songs and musicFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Jeanie with the light brown hair; arrangedCui, César, 1835-1918. Kaléidoscope. Orientale; arrangedMolloy, J. L. (James L.), 1837-1909. Kerry dance; arrangedHorsman, Edward, 1873-1918. Bird of the wilderness; arrangedGlinka, M. I. (Mikhail Ivanovich), 1804-1857. Ruslan i Li︠u︡dmila. Uverti︠u︡raBennett, David, 1892-1990. Down by the old bayouHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Red mill. Isle of our dreams
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: BB2500(?) (Disc 1), BB25005 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 33, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 33, 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 December 9.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 one-sided audio discs (approximately 30 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: 940505286NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20902532Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b11d59a0-c36f-0133-ca43-60f81dd2b63c
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