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Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05-06
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Ar hyd y nos; arranged
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Names
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Composer)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Composer)
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (Composer)
Wolfe, Jacques, 1896-1973 (Composer)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Associated name)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)
Collection

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940-05-06
Table of Contents
1st link: Opening announcement ; Farandole from L'Arlésienne suite / Bizet (Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Ave Maria / adapted from Prelude No. 1 in C major of J.S. Bach by Gounod (White ; Chorus ; Orchestra) ; All through the night (Welsh song) / arranged by Voorhees for orchestra -- 2nd link: Who's gonna mourn for me / by Jacques Wolfe (Melton, orchestra) ; An episode from the biography of Johann Strauss II ; Tales from the Vienna Woods (orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Touch of your hand / music by Kern (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 793
Shelf locator: *LK-16 797
Topics
Suites (Orchestra)
Orchestral music, Arranged
Sacred songs (High voice) with orchestra
Ave Maria (Music)
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
African Americans -- Music
Orchestral music
Waltzes
Musicals
Radio programs, Musical
Radio advertising
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Arlésienne. Farandole
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Ave Maria (Vocal version)
Wolfe, Jacques, 1896-1973. Who's gonna mourn for me
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. G'schichten aus dem Wienerwald
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Roberta. Touch of your hand
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Notes
Content: Title and credits from audition; date from finding aid.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB21378-B2 (disc 1); BB21390C1 (disc 2).
Content: "AT&T, Program 2, part 1; and AT&T, Program 2, part 2"-- On run-out of discs 1 and 2 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 May 6.
Language: Sung in Latin 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 one-sided audio discs (approximately 28 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Latin
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 936337869
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886034
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f40ca670-c361-0133-8c44-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1685: Creator Born
  • 1750: Creator Died
  • 1940: Created
  • 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, 1940-05-06" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f85464b0-c361-0133-9497-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05-06" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f85464b0-c361-0133-9497-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1940). The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05-06 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f85464b0-c361-0133-9497-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05-06