The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-11-25Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesMelton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Kreisler, Fritz, 1875-1962 (Arranger)Teschemacher, Edward, 1876-1940 (Lyricist)Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Malotte, Albert Hay, 1895-1964 (Composer)Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930 (Composer)Heuberger, Richard, 1850-1914 (Composer)Chabrier, Emmanuel, 1841-1894 (Composer)Hardelot, Guy d', 1858-1936 (Composer)MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 (Composer)Valerius, Adriaan, -1625 (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: 1940-11-25
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Lord's prayer / music by Malotte (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Serenade / music by Drigo (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Midnight bells from operetta The opera ball / music by Heuberger ; rearranged by Fritz Kreisler (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement -- Link 2: España (shortened by 3 min.) / music by Chabrier (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Because / music by d'Hardelot ; lyrics by Teschemacher (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; To a wild rose (originally for piano) / music by MacDowell (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell telephone ad ; Announcement ; The prayer of Thanksgiving (We gather together) / original music by Valerius ; English lyrics by Theodore Baker (Melton, White, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 843-844
TopicsSacred songs (High voice) with orchestraLord's prayer (Music)Songs (High voice) with orchestraBalletsOrchestral musicMusicalsRhapsodies (Music)Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraThanksgiving Day -- Songs and musicRadio programs, Musical
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: BB24796 C1 (Disc 1), BB24797 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 31, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 31, part 2"-- On run-out of discs 1 and 2.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 25.Language: Sung in English.Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 2 one-sided audio discs (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 940505548NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20902529Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): def6e1b0-c365-0133-58b0-60f81dd2b63c
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