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Title
The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-12
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Shortnin' Bread
Additional title: Shortenin' Bread
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)
Lyte, Henry Francis, 1793-1847 (Lyricist)
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 (Librettist)
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 (Lyricist)
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956 (Composer)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Composer)
Monk, William Henry, 1823-1889 (Composer)
Weinberger, Jaromír, 1896-1967 (Composer)
Kjerulf, Halfdan, 1815-1868 (Composer)
Beach, H. H. A., Mrs., 1867-1944 (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: 1941-05-12
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Shortenin' Bread (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Grechaninov ; Slumber song (originally for voice and piano) / music by Grechaninov ; arr. by Voorhees for orchestra ; Announcement with commentary on composer Verdi ; Ah, fors' è lui, from opera Traviata / music by Verdi ; libretto by Piave (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Abide with me / music by Monk ; words by Lyte (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Wienberger ; Furiant, from opera Švanda the Bagpiper / music by Weinberger (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Last night the nightingale woke me (originally for voice and piano) / music by Kjerulf (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 3: Announcement ; Ah, love, but a day! (originally for voices with piano) / music by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach ; lyrics by Browning (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 886-887
Topics
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Folk songs -- United States
Orchestral music, Arranged
Operas
Hymns, English
Sacred songs (High voice) with orchestra
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Radio programs, Musical
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956. Romansy, op. 1. Kolybelʹnai︠a︡; arranged
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Ah, fors' è lui che l'anima
Monk, William Henry, 1823-1889. Abide with me
Weinberger, Jaromír, 1896-1967. Švanda dudák. Furiant; arranged
Kjerulf, Halfdan, 1815-1868. Sånger, op. 3. Laengsel; arranged. English
Beach, Amy, 1867-1944. Browning songs. Ah, love, but a day!; arranged
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: BB26657 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26659 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26658 B2 (Disc 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 55, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 55, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 55, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 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 and arranger.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 May 12.
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: 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
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945633898
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20926519
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5a273c0-681c-0136-fc23-352c71755a3d
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,1941-05-12 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fbda62c0-c372-0133-3cd5-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-12 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fbda62c0-c372-0133-3cd5-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-12 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fbda62c0-c372-0133-3cd5-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour :radio broadcast,1941-05-12