The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-01-06Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: JuanitaAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)May, T. G (Arranger)Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 (Librettist)Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877 (Lyricist)Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901 (Librettist)Carré, Michel, 1819-1872 (Librettist)Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 (Composer)Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (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: 1941-01-06
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Questa o quella, from opera "Rigoletto" / music by Verdi ; libretto by Piave (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Nocturne, from A midsummer night's dream / music by Mendelssohn (orchestra) ; On wings of song (originally for voice and piano) / music by Mendelssohn (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Gold and silver waltz / music by Lehar (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Commentary on Tchaikovsky by Melton ; None but the lonely heart (originally for voice and piano) / music by Tchaikovsky (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Juanita / words by Norton ; music arranged by T.G. May (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Sweet night of love, from opera "Roméo et Juliette" (cut version) / music by Gounod ; libretto by Barbier and Carré (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 855-856
TopicsNorton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877 -- Musical settingsOperasIncidental musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraWaltzesChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraLove songsRadio programs, MusicalVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Questa o quella per me pari sonoMendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Sommernachtstraum. NotturnoMendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Gesänge, op. 34. Auf Flügeln des Gesanges. EnglishLehár, Franz, 1870-1948. Gold und SilberTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romansy, op. 6. Net, tolʹko tot, kto znal; arranged. EnglishGounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Roméo et Juliette. O nuit divine. Selections
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: BB25291 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25293 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25292 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 37, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 37, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 37, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectivelyPerformers: 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 January 6.Language: Sung in Italian, English and French.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: NYPG05-A10060NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16130236MSS Unit ID: 20502RLIN/OCLC: 941829611NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906736Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cfc3b280-c370-0133-f118-60f81dd2b63c
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