The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-11-04Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Pepoli, Carlo, conte, 1796-1881 (Lyricist)Barrie, Royden (Lyricist)Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 (Composer)Lehmann, Liza, 1862-1918 (Composer)Raff, Joachim, 1822-1882 (Composer)Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 (Composer)Wood, Haydn, 1882-1959 (Composer)Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (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: 1940-11-04
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Introduction and tarantelle / music by Sarasate ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Ah, moon of my delight from the song cycle "In a Persian garden" / music by Lehmann ; words from the Rubāʻīyāt of Omar Khayyam (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Cavatina, op. 85 / music by Raff ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement with commentary on Rossini ; La danza / music by Rossini ; words by Pepoli (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Brown bird singing / music by Wood ; words by Barrie (chorus, orchestra) -- Link 3: Announcement ; Love duet Un dì felice from opera Traviata / music by Verdi (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 836-838
TopicsOmar KhayyamOrchestral music, ArrangedSongs (High voice) with orchestraSong cyclesChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraOperasRadio programs, MusicalSarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Introduction et tarantelle, violin, piano, op. 43; arrangedLehmann, Liza, 1862-1918. In a Persian garden. Ah, moon of my delightRaff, Joachim, 1822-1882. Morceaux, violin, piano, op. 85. Cavatina; arrangedRossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Soirées musicales. DanzaWood, Haydn, 1882-1959. Brown bird singingVerdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Un dì felice, eterea
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: BB24588-C1 (Disc 1), BB24589-B2 (Disc 2), BB24590-C1 (Disc 3).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 28, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 28, part 2; Telephone Hour, Prog 28, part 3 "-- On run-out of discs 1, 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 1940 November 4.Language: Sung in English and Italian.Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 3 one-sided) audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 939008220NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20891316Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d79f2020-c364-0133-5115-60f81dd2b63c
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