The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-02Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Kitty, my love, will you marry meAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Librettist)Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Arranger)Wilcox, E. S (Lyricist)MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)Jensen, Adolf, 1837-1879 (Composer)Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (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: 1940-09-02
Table of Contents1st link: Opening announcement ; To the sea (arr. for orchestra) / music by MacDowell ; Commentary ; Poor wandering one / music by Sullivan ; libretto by W. S. Gilbert (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Rhapsody no. 6 / music and arr. by Liszt (orchestra) ; Commentary on Ombra mai fu -- Link 2: Ombra mai fu / music by Handel (Melton, orchestra) ; Kitty, my love, will you marry me? (Melton, orchestra) ; Murmuring zephyrs (arr. for chorus and orchestra) / music by Jensen ; English words by E.S. Wilcox ; Bell Telephone ad ; They didn't believe me / composed by Kern for musical The girl from Utah (Melton, Utah, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 823-824
TopicsOrchestral music, ArrangedMusicalsOperasBallads, IrishSongs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalMacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908. Sea pieces. To the sea; arrangedSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Pirates of Penzance. Poor wandering oneLiszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Rhapsodies hongroises. No 6; arrangedHandel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai fùJensen, Adolf, 1837-1879. Gesänge aus dem spanischen Liederbuch. Murmelndes Lüftchen; arranged. EnglishKern, Jerome, 1885-1945. They didn't believe me
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title and credits from audition; date from finding aid.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB23985-C1 (disc 1); BB23986-B2 (disc 2).Content: "Tel. Hour, Prog 19, part 1; and Tel. Hour, Prog 19, part 2"-- On run-out of discs 1 and 2 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 1940 September 2.Language: Sung in English and Italian.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: 938185866NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20889710Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc83b9c0-c362-0133-0556-60f81dd2b63c
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