The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-21 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 (Arranger)Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 (Composer)Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 (Composer)Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 (Composer)Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864 (Composer)Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964 (Composer)Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (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: 1941-04-21
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement ; Songs my mother taught me (originally for voice and piano) / music by Dvořák (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Schumann ; Whims / music by Schumann ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement with commentary on composer Brahms ; Lullaby (originally for voice and piano) / music by Brahms (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement with commentary on composer Sains-Saens ; Rondo capriccioso (incomplete) / music by Saint-Saens ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; O paradiso / music by Meyerbeer (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Standin' in de need of prayer / music arranged by Gruenberg (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Blue Danube (arr. as a song) / music by Strauss (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 880-881
TopicsSongs (High voice) with orchestraOrchestral music, ArrangedLullabiesOperasSpirituals (Songs)Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with chamber orchestraMusicalsRadio programs, MusicalDvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Zigeunermelodien. Als die alte Mutter; arranged. EnglishSchumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Fantasiestücke, piano, op. 12. Nr. 4, Grillen; arrangedBrahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Lieder, op. 49. Wiegenlied; arranged. EnglishSaint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Introduction et rondo capriccioso. Selections; arrangedMeyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864. Africaine. O paradis sorti de l'ondeGruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964. Emperor Jones. Standin' in de need of prayerStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. An der schönen, blauen Donau; 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: BB26424 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26426 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26425 C1 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 52, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 52, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 52, 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 arranger.Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 April 21.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, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 945221224NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20923029Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 155b0910-6819-0136-716a-0de1dba58f3d
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