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Title
The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-05
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: I wished I had wings like Nora's dove
Additional title: I wished I had wings like Noah's dove
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Anderson, 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)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-05-05
Table of Contents
Link 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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 884-885
Topics
Spirituals (Songs)
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Orchestral music
Songs, Spanish
Operas
Musicals
Radio programs, Musical
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Mikado. Selections
Bohm, Carl, 1844-1920. Lieder, op. 326. Still wie die Nacht; arranged. English
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Prélude. Selections.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Entr'acte, no. 3
Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Andalucía. Andalucía; arranged
Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Badinage
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: 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 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
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945572422
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20926131
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc1ff000-681c-0136-dfa4-49e49e6443f5
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,1941-05-05 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ea0f9c90-c372-0133-d4e5-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-05 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ea0f9c90-c372-0133-d4e5-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-05 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ea0f9c90-c372-0133-d4e5-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-05