The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast,1941-04-07 Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Killarney's lakes and fellsAdditional title: By Killarney's lakes and fellAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)Additional title: Were you there? (Spiritual)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Commentator)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919 (Librettist)Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 (Librettist)Millard, H. (Harrison), 1830-1895 (Lyricist)Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870 (Composer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934 (Composer)Faure, J. (Jean), 1830-1914 (Composer)Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (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 Issued: 1941-04-07
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Killarney's lakes and fells / music by M.W. Balfe (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Melodie (originally for violin with piano) / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Puccini by White ; Addio, dolce svegliare / music by Puccini ; libretto by Illica and Giacosa (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; La calinda, from opera Koanga / music by Delius (orchestra) ; Announcement ; The palms (originally for voice and piano) / music by Faure ; English words by Millard (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Were you there (when they crucified my Lord) (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; O, Divine Redeemer / music by Gounod (White, Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 876-877
TopicsJesus ChristSongs -- IrelandOrchestral music, ArrangedOperasPalm Sunday musicSongs (High voice) with orchestraSpirituals (Songs)African AmericansChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraGood FridaySacred songs (High voice) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalBalfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Killarney; arrangedTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Souvenir d'un lieu cher. Mélodie; arrangedPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Addio, dolce svegliareDelius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Koanga. Dansons la calindaFaure, J. (Jean), 1830-1914. Rameaux; arranged. EnglishGounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Repentir; arranged. 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: BB26285 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26287 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26286 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 50, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 50, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 50, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano and commentator ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 April 7.Language: Sung in English and Italian.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: 945220840NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20923023Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 826dace0-5d37-0136-000f-7f714948d0df
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