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Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-07-29
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (Lyricist)
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 (Composer)
Tours, Frank E., 1877-1963 (Composer)
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)
Alvarez, F. M. (Fermín María), 1833-1898 (Composer)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880 (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: 1940-07-29
Table of Contents
1st link: Opening announcement ; Gypsy airs (arr. for orchestra) / music by Sarasate ; Mother of mine (originally with piano) / music by Tours ; words by Kipling (Melton, orchestra, Voorhees) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Etude no. 3 in D-flat major (arr. for orchestra) / music by Liszt ; Announcement -- 2nd link: La partida / music by Alvarez (White, orchestra, Voorhees) -- It ain't necessarily so / music by Gershwin (Melton, chorus, orchestra, Voorhees) ; Spanish serenade / music by Herbert (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Barcarolle from Contes d'Hoffmann (originally for soprano and mezo-soprano with orchestra) / music by Offenbach (Melton, White, chorus, orchestra, Voorhees) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 818-819
Topics
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Musical settings
Orchestral music, Arranged
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Musicals
Operas
Radio programs, Musical
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Zigeunerweisen; arranged
Tours, Frank E., 1877-1963. Mother o' mine; arranged
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Études de concert (1848). No 3; arranged
Alvarez, F. M. (Fermín María), 1833-1898. Partida
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. It ain't necessarily so
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Suite of serenades. Spanish.
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann. Belle nuit; arranged. English
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from the orininal discs label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB23658-C2 (disc 1); BB23659-B2 (disc 2).
Content: "Program 14"-- On label.
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 July 29.
Language: Sung in English and Spanish.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 2 one-sided audio discs (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 936554643
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886042
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7db890b0-c362-0133-123a-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created
  • 1961: 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, 1940-07-29" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9cbe1660-c362-0133-1cca-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-07-29" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9cbe1660-c362-0133-1cca-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-07-29 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9cbe1660-c362-0133-1cca-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-07-29