The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-08-18Additional 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)Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 (Librettist)Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901 (Lead)Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 (Composer)Clay, Frederic, 1838-1889 (Composer)MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 (Composer)Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 (Composer)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (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: 1941-08-18
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Polonaise from opera "Boris Godunov" / music by Mussorgsky (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; I'll sing thee songs of Araby / music by Clay (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; To a wild rose (originally for piano) / music by MacDowell (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; The rose enslaved the nightingale / music by Rimsky-Korsakov (Melton, orchestra) ; Aria waltz from ballet "Naila" / music by Delibes (orchestra) ; Bell telephone -- Link 3: Announcement ; Last duet from Act 5 of opera "Manon" (Ah! Des Grieux! O Manon!) / music by Massenet ; libretto by Meilhac and Gille (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 904-905
TopicsOperasPolonaisesDance musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraCantatas, SecularWaltzesBalletsRadio programs, MusicalMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881. Boris Godunov. Polʹskiĭ s khorom. ItalianClay, Frederic, 1838-1889. Lalla Rookh. I'll sing thee songs of Araby; arrangedMacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908. Woodland sketches. To a wild rose; arrangedRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Romansy, op. 2. Vostochnyĭ romans; arranged. EnglishDelibes, Léo, 1836-1891. NailaMassenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon, Acte 5. 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: BB27766 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27768 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB27767 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 69, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 69, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 69, 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 18.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: 949797481NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20958823Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26fbf8f0-2eb3-0136-9dea-75685d14bf49
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