The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-09-30Additional 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)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)
The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1940-09-30
Table of ContentsLink 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 827-829
TopicsOperasSymphonic poemsSongs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses with orchestraMusicalsRadio programs, MusicalMascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. PreludioMascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. O LolaDukas, Paul, 1865-1935. Apprenti sorcier. SelectionsNovello, Ivor, 1893-1951. Little damozel; arrangedSimons, Moisés, 1888-1945. ManiseroClay, Frederic, 1838-1889. Lalla Rookh. I'll sing thee songs of ArabyBerény, Henri, 1871-1932. Lord Piccolo. Blüte, die verlangend erglüte. English
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: 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 DescriptionAudio discExtent: 3 one-sided audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 938187957NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20889734Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87bb7310-c363-0133-1a8c-60f81dd2b63c
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