The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-07-21 Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Comin' thro' the rye
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Stokes, Leonard, singer (Performer)Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919 (Librettist)Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 (Librettist)Gilbert, W.S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Librettist)Sheldon, Edward, 1886-1946 (Adapter)Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)Barnby, Joseph, 1838-1896 (Composer)Nitke, Maurice (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: 1941-07-21
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Hopak / music by Mussorgsky (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Duet from 4th act of "La boheme" / music by Puccini ; libretto by Illica and Giacosa (Melton, Stokes, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Comin' thro' the rye: Scottish air (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Andante cantabile / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Announcement ; "When I was a lad" from comic opera "H.M.S. Pinafore" / music by Sullivan ; libretto by Gilbert (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Now the day is over / music by Barnby (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell telephone -- Link 3: Announcement ; "Madrigal of May" from play "The jest" / music by (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 898-899
TopicsOperasDance musicFolk songs -- ScotlandSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraHymns, EnglishChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881. Sorochinskai︠a︡ i︠a︡rmarka. GopakPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. O Mimì, tu più non torniTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1, op. 11, D major. Andante cantabile; arrangedSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. H.M.S. Pinafore. When I was a ladBarnby, Joseph, 1838-1896. Now the day is over; arrangedNitke, Maurice. Madrigal of May
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB27461 B1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27463 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB2742 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 65, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 65, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 65, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Leonard Stokes, baritone ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 July 21.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: 949476558NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20956427Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c246d970-2c7c-0136-fce0-0f55b7e0c95a
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