The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05-06Additional title: Bell Telephone HourAdditional title: Ar hyd y nos; arrangedAdditional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
NamesBach, 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)
The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1940-05-06
Table of Contents1st 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 793Shelf locator: *LK-16 797
TopicsSuites (Orchestra)Orchestral music, ArrangedSacred songs (High voice) with orchestraAve Maria (Music)Songs (High voice) with orchestraAfrican Americans -- MusicOrchestral musicWaltzesMusicalsRadio programs, MusicalRadio advertisingBizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Arlésienne. FarandoleGounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Ave Maria (Vocal version)Wolfe, Jacques, 1896-1973. Who's gonna mourn for meStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. G'schichten aus dem WienerwaldKern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Roberta. Touch of your hand
NotesContent: 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 DescriptionAudio discExtent: 2 one-sided audio discs (approximately 28 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 936337869NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886034Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f40ca670-c361-0133-8c44-60f81dd2b63c
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