The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-08-11Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Old ark's a moverin'Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 (Librettist)Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901 (Librettist)Granados, Enrique, 1867-1916 (Composer)Costa, Pasquale Mario, 1858-1933 (Composer)Bohm, Carl, 1844-1920 (Composer)Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Composer)Fletcher, John (Composer)Serradell, Narciso, 1843-1910 (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: 1941-08-11
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; The old Ark's a moverin' (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; La Playera (originally for piano) / music by Granados (orchestra) ; Announcement ; A Frangesa / music by Costa (White, chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Cavatina / music by Bohm (orchestra) ; Announcement ; "Ah! fuyez, douce image" from opera "Manon" / music by Massenet ; libretto by Meilhac and Gille (Melton, orchestra) : Announcement ; Quilting party / composed and arranged by Fletcher (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell telephone -- Link 3: Announcement ; La golondrina / music by Serradell (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 902-903
TopicsGospel musicChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraDance musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraOperasChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalGranados, Enrique, 1867-1916. Danzas españolas. Andaluza; arrangedCosta, Pasquale Mario, 1858-1933. 'A frangesa; arranged. EnglishBohm, Carl, 1844-1920. Cavatina, violin, piano, op. 314, no. 2, D major; arrangedMassenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. Ah! fuyez, douce imageFletcher, John (Composer). When I saw sweet Nellie home; arrangedSerradell, Narciso, 1843-1910. Golondrina; arranged
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title from original disc label; credits from audition.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB27684 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27686 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB27685 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 68, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 68, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 68, 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 August 11.Language: Sung in English, French, and Spanish.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: 949797712NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20958828Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1ffb9b70-2c82-0136-e914-45a19133b335
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