The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-14 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)Voorhees, Donald (Commentator)Jennens, Charles, 1700-1773 (Librettist)Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Librettist)Gamse, Albert (Lyricist)Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)Lacalle, Joseph M., 1859-1937 (Composer)Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 (Composer)Franck, César, 1822-1890 (Composer)Straus, Oscar, 1870-1954 (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: 1941-04-14
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Hallelujah chorus from Messiah / music by Handel ; scriptural text compiled by Jennens (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Gilbert and Sullivan ; The flowers that bloom in the spring, from operetta Mikado / music by Sullivan ; libretto by Gilbert (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Amapola (Pretty little poppy) / music by Lacalle ; English words by Gamse (White, orchestra) White ; Announcement with commentary on Rimsky-Korsakov by Voorhees -- Link 2: Easter overture (excerpt) / music by Rimsy-Korsakov (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Franck ; Panis angelicus / music by Franck ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Love's roundelay, from operetta Waltz dream / music by Straus (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 878-879
TopicsOratoriosChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with chamber orchestraMusicalsSongs (High voice) with orchestraOverturesEaster musicSacred songs (High voice) with orchestraRadio programs, MusicalHandel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah. HallelujahSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Mikado. Flowers that bloom in the springLacalle, Joseph M., 1859-1937. Amapola; arranged. EnglishRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Svetlyĭ prazdnik. SelectionsFranck, César, 1822-1890. Panis angelicus; arrangedStraus, Oscar, 1870-1954. Walzertraum. Da draussen im duftenden Garten. 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: BB26362 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26364 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26363 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 51, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 51, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 51, 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 and commentator.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 April 14.Language: Sung in English and Latin.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: 945097168NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20923011Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8df98ef0-6815-0136-fa9c-318ebfc88afc
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