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Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-30
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Weatherly, F. E. (Frederic Edward), 1848-1929 (Lyricist)
Paulton, Edward A. (Edward Antonio), 1866-1939 (Librettist)
Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947 (Librettist)
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (Composer)
Dukas, Paul, 1865-1935 (Composer)
Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951 (Composer)
Simons, Moisés, 1888-1945 (Composer)
Clay, Frederic, 1838-1889 (Composer)
Berény, Henri, 1871-1932 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940-09-30
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Prelude and Siciliana from opera Cavalleria rusticana / music by Mascagni (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement -- Link 2: The Sorcerer's apprentice / music by Dukas (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Little damozel (originally for voice and piano) / music by Novello ; words by Weatherly (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; The peanut vendor / music by Simons (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: I'll sing thee songs of Araby / music by Clay (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; "Love never dies" from musical "Little boy blue" (adapted from original German operetta "Lord Piccolo) / music by Bereny ; Paulton, Thomas, librettists (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 827-829
Topics
Operas
Symphonic poems
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Choruses with orchestra
Musicals
Radio programs, Musical
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. Preludio
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. O Lola
Dukas, Paul, 1865-1935. Apprenti sorcier. Selections
Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951. Little damozel; arranged
Simons, Moisés, 1888-1945. Manisero
Clay, Frederic, 1838-1889. Lalla Rookh. I'll sing thee songs of Araby
Berény, Henri, 1871-1932. Lord Piccolo. Blüte, die verlangend erglüte. English
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB24294 C1 (Disc 1), BB24295 B2 (Disc 2), BB24296 B1 (Disc 3).
Content: "The Telephone Hour, Prog 23, part 1; The Telephone Hour, Prog 23, part 2; The Telephone Hour, Prog 23, part 3; "-- On run-out of discs 1, 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 September 30.
Language: Sung in English, Italian, and Spanish.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 3 one-sided audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 938187957
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20889734
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87bb7310-c363-0133-1a8c-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-30" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c9d0910-c363-0133-908c-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-30" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c9d0910-c363-0133-908c-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-30 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c9d0910-c363-0133-908c-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-30