The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-08-25Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Presenter)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Harris, George, 1844-1922 (Lyricist)Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966 (Lyricist)Gilbert, W. S.(William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Librettist)Pérez Freire, Osmán, 1880-1930 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (Composer)Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (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: 1941-08-25
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Ay, ay, ay / Pérez Freire ( (Melton, orchestra) ) Announcement ; Tell me why (originally for voice and piano) / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Off in the silence of night (originally for voice and piano) / music by Rachmáninoff ; English words by Harris and Taylor (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Intermezzo from opera "L'amico Fritz" / music by Mascagni (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Beautiful dreamer (originally for voice and piano) / music by Foster (orchestra) ; Bell telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Selections from comic opera "Pirates of Penzance" / music by Sullivan ; libretto by Gilbert (Melton, White, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 906-907
TopicsSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasRadio programs, MusicalPérez Freire, Osmán, 1880-1930. Ay, ay, ay; arrangedTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romansy, op. 6. Otchego?; arrangedRachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Romansy, op. 4. V molchanʹi nochi taĭnoĭ; arranged. EnglishMascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Amico Fritz. IntermezzoFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Beautiful dreamer; arrangedSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Pirates of Penzance. 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: BB27824 B1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27826 B1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB27825 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 70, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 70, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 70, 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 25.Language: Sung in Spanish and English.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: 949797437NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20958824Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 311503b0-2eb4-0136-fa9e-079ed279af3d
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