The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-10-20Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Joshua fit the battle of JerichoAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Musset, Alfred de, 1810-1857 (Lyricist)Minato, Niccolò (Librettist)Sour, Robert (Lyricist)Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Composer)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)Denza, Luigi (Composer)Katzman, Henry M. (Henry Manners), 1912-2001 (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: 1941-10-20
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Joshua fit the battle of Jericho (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Massenet ; Minuet from Act 2 of opera "Manon"/ music by Massenet (orchestra) ; Les filles de Cadix = The maids of Cadiz (originally for voice and piano) / music by Delibes ; lyrics by de Musset (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Polonaise militaire (originally for piano) / music by Chopin (orchestra) ; Announcement ; "Largo" from opera "Serse" / music by Handel ; libretto by Minato (Melton, orchestra) ; Funiculì funiculà / music by Denza (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; We could make such beautiful music together / music by Manners (Katzman) ; lyrics by Sour (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 921-922
TopicsMusset, Alfred de, 1810-1857Spirituals (Songs)OperasDance musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedPolonaisesChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalMassenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Manon. Entr'acte (Minuet)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Filles de Cadix; arrangedChopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Polonaises, piano, op. 40. No. 1; arrangedHandel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai fùDenza, Luigi. Funiculì funiculà; arranged. EnglishKatzman, Henry M. (Henry Manners), 1912-2001. We could make such beautiful music together
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: BB28442 B1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB28444 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB28443 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 78, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 78, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 78, 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 October 20.Language: Sung in English, French and Italian.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: 950469500NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20964498Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efbb4e90-2ec0-0136-0592-02f26bf89292
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