The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-02-17Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860 (Librettist)Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919 (Librettist)Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 (Librettist)Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870 (Composer)Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 (Composer)Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 (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: 1941-02-17
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Then you'll remember me, from opera The Bohemian girl / music by Balfe ; words by Bunn (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; 1st mvmt from Moonlight sonata / music by Beethoven ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; The night of the ball (arr. from waltz Vienna life) / music by Strauss (arr. and performed by White with orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Introduction to opera The little golden cockerel / music by Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary by Melton ; Recondita armonia / music by Puccini ; libretto by Illica and Giacosa (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Largo, from New World Symphony (arr. for voices and orchestra) / music by Dvořák (White, Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 866
TopicsOperasOrchestral music, ArrangedSongs (High voice) with orchestraOverturesChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraSymphoniesRadio programs, MusicalBalfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Bohemian girl. Then you'll remember meBeethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 14, op. 27, no. 2, C♯ minor. Adagio sostenuto; arrangedStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Wiener Blut (Waltz); arrangedRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Zolotoĭ petushok. VvedeniePuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. Recondita armoniaDvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 95, E minor. Largo; arranged
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: BB25761 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25762 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 43, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 43, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; Francia White, soprano and arranger ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor and arranger.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 February 17.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: 1 two-sided audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 944455027NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20915948Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 57c13dd0-5d31-0136-f972-4b6846aecb48
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