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Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-10-07
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Jardin d'amour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Douglas, William, 1672?-1748 (Lyricist)
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960 (Librettist)
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
DellAcqua, Eva, 1856-1930Acqua, Eva, 1856-1930 (Composer)
Scott, John Douglas, Lady, 1810-1900 (Composer)
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (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: 1940-10-07
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Jardin d'amour (Canadian folk song arr. for orchestra by Voorhees) ; Announcement ; Villanelle (in English) / music by Dell'Acqua (White, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 2: Annie Laurie (choral arrangement ) / poem by William Douglas ; music by Alicia Scott (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; I've told every little star / music by Kern ; words by Hammerstein (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 830-831
Topics
Orchestral music, Arranged
Folk songs
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Choruses with orchestra
Musicals
Radio programs, Musical
Dell'Acqua, Eva, 1856-1930. Villanelle. English
Scott, John Douglas, Lady, 1810-1900. Annie Laurie; arranged
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Music in the air. I've told every little star
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: BB24337-B2 (Disc 1), BB24338-C1 (Disc 2
Content: "The Telephone Hour, Prog 24, part 2; The Telephone Hour, Prog 24, 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 October 7.
Language: Sung in English.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 2 one-sided audio discs (approximately 18 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 939007126
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20891313
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dbeda900-c363-0133-2b47-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created
  • 1961: 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, 1940-10-07" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/df902410-c363-0133-f6ac-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-10-07" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/df902410-c363-0133-f6ac-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-10-07 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/df902410-c363-0133-f6ac-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-10-07