The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-06-23 Additional 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)Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Lyricist)Ruffini, Giovanni, 1807-1881 (Librettist)Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941 (Composer)Dell'Acqua, Eva, 1856-1930 (Composer)Mignone, Francisco, 1897-1986 (Composer)Braga, Gaetano, 1829-1907 (Composer)Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848 (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: 1941-06-23
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Oh! Susanna / music by Foster (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; "Maiden fair to see" from musical "H.M.S. Pinafore" / music by Sullivan ; lyrics by Gilbert (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Minuet in G major, op. 14, no. 1 / music by Paderewski (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Country song / music by Dell'Acqua (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Congada / music by Mignone (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Angel's serenade / music by Braga (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; "Tornami a dir che m'ami" from opera "Don Pasquale" / music by Donizetti ; libretto by Ruffini (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 892-893
TopicsPopular music -- United States -- To 1901Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraMinstrel musicMusicalsMinuetsSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral musicDance musicOperasRadio programs, MusicalFoster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Oh! Susanna; arrangedSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. H.M.S. Pinafore. Maiden fair to seePaderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941. Humoresques de concert. Menuet célèbre; arrangedDell'Acqua, Eva, 1856-1930. Chanson Provençale; arranged. EnglishMignone, Francisco, 1897-1986. Contratador de diamantes. CongadaBraga, Gaetano, 1829-1907. Serenata; arrangedDonizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Don Pasquale. Tornami a dir che m'ami
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: BB27145 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27147 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB27146 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 61, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 61, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 61, 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 June 23.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: 948617356NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20952197Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a84ad200-2c78-0136-144f-3fc43d55c3c7
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