The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-05 Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: I wished I had wings like Nora's doveAdditional title: I wished I had wings like Noah's doveAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesAnderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Commentator)White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)Voorhees, Donald (Commentator)Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Librettist)Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924 (Composer)Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (Composer)Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)Bohm, Carl, 1844-1920 (Composer)Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (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: 1941-05-05
Table of ContentsLink 1: Opening announcement with a commentary by Melton ; I wished I had wings like Nora's (Noah's) dove (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Herbert ; Badinage / music by Herbert (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Andalucía (arranged as a song) / music by Lecuona (White, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on Bizet by Voorhees ; Selections from opera Carmen (excerpt from intermezzo and prelude to Act 3) / music by Bizet (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Calm as the night (originally for voice and piano) / music by Bohm (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Medley, from operetta Mikado / music by Sullivan ; libretto by Gilbert (White, Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 884-885
TopicsSpirituals (Songs)Songs (High voice) with orchestraChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestraOrchestral musicSongs, SpanishOperasMusicalsRadio programs, MusicalSullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Mikado. SelectionsBohm, Carl, 1844-1920. Lieder, op. 326. Still wie die Nacht; arranged. EnglishBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Prélude. Selections.Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Entr'acte, no. 3Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Andalucía. Andalucía; arrangedHerbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Badinage
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: BB26567 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26569 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26568 B2 (Disc 2).Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 54, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 54, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 54, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; 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 May 5.Language: Sung in English and Spanish.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: 945572422NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20926131Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc1ff000-681c-0136-dfa4-49e49e6443f5
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