The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-10-28Additional 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)Shields, Maud (Lyricist)Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 (Lyricist)Redding, Sheldon, 1867-1914 (Lyricist)Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968 (Composer)Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (Composer)Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 (Composer)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)White, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892 (Composer)Yradier, Sebastián, 1809-1865 (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: 1940-10-28
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Hungarian rhapsody no. 2 (arr. for orchestra and shortened by 3 min.) / music by Liszt ; Announcement ; The green hills of Ireland (originally for voice and piano) / music by Del Riego ; words by Maud Shields (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 2: Night was made for love / music by Kern ; words by Harbach (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Valse triste / music by Sibelius (orchestra) ; Joy of spring from opera Natoma / music by Herbert ; libretto by Redding (White, orchestra) ; Announcement (with commentary on the song I'se gwine back to Dixie) -- Link 3: I'se gwine back to Dixie / music by C.A. White (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; La Paloma / music by Yradier (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 834-835
TopicsOrchestral music, ArrangedRhapsodies (Music)Songs (High voice) with orchestraMusicalsWaltzesIncidental musicOrchestral musicDance musicOperasChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraPlantation life -- Songs and musicAfrican AmericansRadio programs, MusicalSouthern States -- Songs and musicLiszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Rhapsodies hongroises. No 2; arranged. SelectionsDel Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968. Green hills of Ireland; arrangedKern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Cat and the fiddle. Night was made for loveSibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Kuolema. Valse tristeHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Natoma. Joy of springWhite, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892. I'se gwine back to DixieYradier, Sebastián, 1809-1865. Paloma
GenresRadio programsMusicRadio commercialsAdvertising
NotesContent: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.Content: Song "I'se gwine back to Dixie" is erroneously attributed to composer Clarence Cameron White by the host Anderson.Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.Content: Matrix nos: BB24531 B2 (Disc 1, side 1), BB24533 B2 (Disc 1, side 2), BB24532 C1 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 27, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 27, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 27, 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 October 28.Language: Sung in English and Spanish.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 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 938693463NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20890845Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72bf75c0-c364-0133-9625-60f81dd2b63c
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