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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-12-16
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: I don't feel no ways tired
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Cassel, Irwin M., 1886-1971 (Lyricist)
Mattullath, Alice (Lyricist)
Blossom, Henry, 1866-1919 (Librettist)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)
Kreisler, Fritz, 1875-1962 (Composer)
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 (Composer)
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (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: 1940-12-16
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; I love life (originally for voice and piano) / music by Mana-Zucca ; lyrics by Cassel (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Evening song (arr. for orchestra) / music by Schumann ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Caprice viennois (originally for violin and piano) / music by Kreisler ; lyrics by Mattullath (Melton, orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Afternoon of a faun / music by Debussy (orchestra) -- Link 3: Announcement ; I don't feel no ways tired (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Because you're you, from operetta "Red mill" / music by Herbert ; libretto by Henry Blossom (Melton, Newberger, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 849-850
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Orchestral music, Arranged
Symphonic poems
Spirituals (Songs)
African Americans -- Music
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Musicals
Radio programs, Musical
Mana-Zucca. I love life; arranged
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Vierhändige Klavierstücke für kleine und grosse Kinder. Abendlied; arranged
Kreisler, Fritz, 1875-1962. Caprice viennois; arranged
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Red mill. Because you're you
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: BB25075-CII (Disc 1, side 1), BB25077-C-I (Disc 1, side 2), BB25076-B2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Tel. Hour, Prog 34, part 1; Tel. Hour, Prog 34, part 3; Tel. Hour, Prog 34, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.
Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Elizabeth Newburger, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1940 December 16.
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 (1 two-sided and 1 one-sided) audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 940513793
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20902732
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea446440-c36f-0133-522b-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eee35150-c36f-0133-dabe-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eee35150-c36f-0133-dabe-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eee35150-c36f-0133-dabe-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour