The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-03-10 Additional title: Gospel trainAdditional 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 (Commentator)Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901 (Librettist)Carré, Michel, 1819-1872 (Librettist)Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)David, Félicien, 1810-1876 (Composer)Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Composer)Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (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: 1941-03-10
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; The gospel train (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Chopin ; Nocturne in E♭ major (originally for piano) / music by Chopin (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; O charming bird, from opera Pearl of Brazil / music by David (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Mattinata / music by Leoncavallo (Melton, orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Overture and Prologue, from opera Roméo et Juliette / music by Gounod ; libretto by Barbier and Carré (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Garden scene (love duet), from opera Faust / music by Gounod ; libretto by Barbier and Carré (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 871
TopicsOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasSongs (High voice) with orchestraDance musicChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraSpirituals (Songs)Suites (Orchestra)Radio programs, MusicalChopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Nocturnes, piano, op. 9. No. 2; arrangedDavid, Félicien, 1810-1876. Perle du Brésil. Charmant oiseau. EnglishLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Mattinata. EnglishGounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Roméo et Juliette. Ouverture-PrologueGounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Il se fait tard
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: BB25973 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25974 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 46, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 46, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor and commentator.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 March 10.Language: Sung in English and French.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: 944525666NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20916613Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4236d840-5d33-0136-239f-2b60a1c896f0
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