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Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-12-02
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Young, Rida Johnson (Librettist)
Leroy, François-Hippolyte (Librettist)
Trianon, Henri (Librettist)
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 (Lyricist)
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)
Moszkowski, Moritz, 1854-1925 (Composer)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)
Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (Composer)
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)
Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907 (Composer)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (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: 1940-12-02
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; I'm falling in love with someone from operetta Naughty Marietta / music by Herbert ; libretto by Young (Melton, ochestra) ; Announcement ; Serenata / music by Moszkowski ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Ouvre ton cœur from opera Ivan IV / music by Bizet ; libretto by Leroy and Trianon (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Andalucía / music by Lecuona (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Liszt ; Dreams of love (originally for piano) / music by Liszt (Melton, orchestra) ; Nora O'Neal (originally with piano) / music by Hays (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement with commentary on Gershwin ; Bess, you is my woman / music by G. Gershwin ; lyrics by I. Gershwin (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 845-846
Topics
Musicals
Orchestral music, Arranged
Operas
Suites (Orchestra)
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Love songs
Radio programs, Musical
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Naughty Marietta. I'm falling in love with someone
Moszkowski, Moritz, 1854-1925. Stücke, piano, op. 15. Serenata; arranged
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Ivan IV. Ouvre ton cœur
Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Andalucía. Andalucía; arranged
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Liebesträume, piano. Nr. 3; arranged
Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907. Nora O'Neal; arranged
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. Bess, you is my woman
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: BB24881-C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24879-C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24880-C2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 32, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 32, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 32, 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 1940 December 2.
Language: Sung in English and French.
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 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 940513836
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20902729
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 22b2a600-c366-0133-1900-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 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://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/26c54030-c366-0133-ae21-60f81dd2b63c

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 October 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/26c54030-c366-0133-ae21-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/26c54030-c366-0133-ae21-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour