View this item elsewhere:

Title
The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1940-11-04
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Voorhees, Donald (Arranger)
Pepoli, Carlo, conte, 1796-1881 (Lyricist)
Barrie, Royden (Lyricist)
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 (Composer)
Lehmann, Liza, 1862-1918 (Composer)
Raff, Joachim, 1822-1882 (Composer)
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 (Composer)
Wood, Haydn, 1882-1959 (Composer)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (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: 1940-11-04
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Introduction and tarantelle / music by Sarasate ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Ah, moon of my delight from the song cycle "In a Persian garden" / music by Lehmann ; words from the Rubāʻīyāt of Omar Khayyam (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Cavatina, op. 85 / music by Raff ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement with commentary on Rossini ; La danza / music by Rossini ; words by Pepoli (White, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Brown bird singing / music by Wood ; words by Barrie (chorus, orchestra) -- Link 3: Announcement ; Love duet Un dì felice from opera Traviata / music by Verdi (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 836-838
Topics
Omar Khayyam
Orchestral music, Arranged
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Song cycles
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Operas
Radio programs, Musical
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Introduction et tarantelle, violin, piano, op. 43; arranged
Lehmann, Liza, 1862-1918. In a Persian garden. Ah, moon of my delight
Raff, Joachim, 1822-1882. Morceaux, violin, piano, op. 85. Cavatina; arranged
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Soirées musicales. Danza
Wood, Haydn, 1882-1959. Brown bird singing
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Un dì felice, eterea
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: BB24588-C1 (Disc 1), BB24589-B2 (Disc 2), BB24590-C1 (Disc 3).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 28, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 28, part 2; Telephone Hour, Prog 28, part 3 "-- On run-out of discs 1, 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.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1940 November 4.
Language: Sung in English and Italian.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 3 one-sided) audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 939008220
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20891316
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d79f2020-c364-0133-5115-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1940: 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" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dc0463b0-c364-0133-1386-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dc0463b0-c364-0133-1386-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dc0463b0-c364-0133-1386-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/dc0463b0-c364-0133-1386-60f81dd2b63c | title= (sound recording) The Telephone Hour, (1940) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=September 17, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

The Telephone Hour