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Title
The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-21
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
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)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 (Composer)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 (Composer)
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864 (Composer)
Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964 (Composer)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (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: 1941-04-21
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Songs my mother taught me (originally for voice and piano) / music by Dvořák (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Schumann ; Whims / music by Schumann ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement with commentary on composer Brahms ; Lullaby (originally for voice and piano) / music by Brahms (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement with commentary on composer Sains-Saens ; Rondo capriccioso (incomplete) / music by Saint-Saens ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; O paradiso / music by Meyerbeer (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Standin' in de need of prayer / music arranged by Gruenberg (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Blue Danube (arr. as a song) / music by Strauss (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 880-881
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Orchestral music, Arranged
Lullabies
Operas
Spirituals (Songs)
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with chamber orchestra
Musicals
Radio programs, Musical
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Zigeunermelodien. Als die alte Mutter; arranged. English
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Fantasiestücke, piano, op. 12. Nr. 4, Grillen; arranged
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Lieder, op. 49. Wiegenlied; arranged. English
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Introduction et rondo capriccioso. Selections; arranged
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864. Africaine. O paradis sorti de l'onde
Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964. Emperor Jones. Standin' in de need of prayer
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. An der schönen, blauen Donau; arranged. English
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB26424 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26426 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26425 C1 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 52, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 52, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 52, 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 and arranger.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 April 21.
Language: Sung in English and Italian.
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, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945221224
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20923029
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 155b0910-6819-0136-716a-0de1dba58f3d
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 :radio broadcast,1941-04-21 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c5d292e0-c372-0133-90d6-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-21 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c5d292e0-c372-0133-90d6-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-21 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c5d292e0-c372-0133-90d6-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-21