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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-07-28
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Every time I feel the spirit
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 (Librettist)
Bingham, Clifton, 1859-1913 (Lyricist)
Sour, Robert (Lyricist)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)
Lyadov, Anatoly Konstantinovich, 1855-1914 (Composer)
Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944 (Composer)
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 (Composer)
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957 (Composer)
Katzman, Henry M.(Henry Manners), 1912-2001 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-07-28
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; "Questa o quella" from opera "Rigoletto" / music by Verdi ; libretto by Piave (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Musical snuff-box (originally for piano) / music by Lyadov (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Every time I feel the spirit (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Summer (originally for voice and piano) / music by Chaminade ; English words by Clifton Bingham (White, orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Night on the Bald mountain (excepts) / music by Moussorgsky (orchestra) ; Announcement ; You haunt my heart / music by Korngold, based on J. Strauss (Melton,orchestra) ; Bell telephone -- Link 3: Announcement ; We could make such beautiful music / music by Katzman ; lyric by Robert Sour (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 900-901
Topics
Operas
Dance music
Waltzes
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Spirituals (Songs)
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Symphonic poems
Orchestral music, Arranged
Radio programs, Musical
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Questa o quella per me pari sono
Lyadov, Anatoly Konstantinovich, 1855-1914. Muzykalʹnai︠a︡ tabakerka; arranged
Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944. Été; arranged. English
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881. Nochʹ na Lysoĭ gore (1867). Selections
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Lied der Liebe. Du bist mein Traum. English
Katzman, Henry M. (Henry Manners), 1912-2001. We could make such beautiful music
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB27539 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27527 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB27538 B2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 66, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 66, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 66, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 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 1941 July 28.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 949477163
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20956428
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d125e3e0-2c7d-0136-5f58-03d8fa501a1e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfad7a40-3b99-0134-bd73-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfad7a40-3b99-0134-bd73-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfad7a40-3b99-0134-bd73-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour