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Title
The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-28
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Additional title: Nobody knows the trouble I've seen
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Commentator)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Doncieux, George, 1856-1903 (Lyricist)
Hitchcock, Velma, 1900-1938 (Lyricist)
Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Eakin, Vera, b. 1890 (Composer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Purcell, Edward C (Composer)
Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884 (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: 1941-04-28
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Pour un baiser (originally for voice and piano) / music by Tosti ; lyrics by Doncieux (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Chopin ; Waltz in C♯ minor (originally for piano) / music by Chopin (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement with commentary by White ; Habanera (originally for voice and piano) / music by Eakin ; lyrics by Hitchcock (White, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Tchaikovsky ; Love theme, from overture Romeo et Juliette / music by Tchaikovsky (orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Nobody knows the trouble I've seen (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Passing by / music by Purcell (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Duet from, opera Bartered bride (act 1, scene 2) / music by Smetana (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 882-883
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Waltzes
Dance music
Overtures
Orchestral music
Spirituals (Songs)
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Operas
Radio programs, Musical
Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916. Pour un baiser; arranged
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Waltzes, piano, op. 64. No. 2; arranged
Eakin, Vera, 1890- Habanera; arranged
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Romeo et Juliette (Fantasy-overture). Selections
Purcell, Edward C. Passing by
Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884. Prodaná nevěsta. Jako matka. English
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Radio commercials
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB26517 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26518 B2 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26519 C1 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 53, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 53, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 53, 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 and arranger.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 April 28.
Language: Sung in French and English.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 2 (1 two-sided and 1 one-sided) audio discs (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945451804
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20924681
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2be8bc50-6819-0136-90fd-06dfeb1f2d7d
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: 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,1941-04-28 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d836f060-c372-0133-5152-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-28 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d836f060-c372-0133-5152-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-28 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d836f060-c372-0133-5152-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-04-28