The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-01-27Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Joshua Fit the Battle of JerichoAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Swing low, sweet chariot
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Cormon, Eugène, 1810-1903 (Librettist)Carré, Michel, 1819-1872 (Librettist)Oliphant, Thomas, 1799-1873 (Lyricist)Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 (Composer)Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)Cottrau, Teodoro, 1827-1879 (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: 1941-01-27
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Joshua fit the battle of Jericho (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Erotic / music by Grieg ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Roses from the south (waltz arr. for voice) / music by Strauss (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Hungarian dance no. 5 / music by Brahms ; arr. for orchestra ; Announcement ; Commentary by Melton ; I hear a dream, from opera The pearl fishers / music by Bizet ; libretto by Cormon and Carré (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Swing low, sweet chariot (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Santa Lucia / music transcribed by Cottrau ; English lyrics by Oliphant (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 861-862
TopicsSpirituals (Songs)African Americans -- MusicSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraWaltzesDance musicOperasSongs, ItalianRadio programs, MusicalGrieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lyriske stykker, op. 43. Erotikk; arrangedStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Rosen aus dem Süden; arrangedBrahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Ungarische Tänze. Nr. 5; arrangedBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Pêcheurs de perles. Je crois entendre encoreCottrau, Teodoro, 1827-1879. Santa Lucia; arranged. English
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: BB25502 ? (Disc 1, side 1), BB25502 B1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25503 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 40, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 40, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 40, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, arranger and conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 January 27.Language: Sung in 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: 941830272NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906737Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): db53e7b0-c371-0133-5280-60f81dd2b63c
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