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The Telephone Hour

Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05 / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Publication
1940.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Description
3 streaming audio files (approximately 29 min.) : digital, mono.
Uniform Title
Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Bell Telephone Hour
  • Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Subject
Genre/Form
Radio programs.
Note
  • Title and credits from audition.
  • Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
  • Matrix nos: BB22184B2 (disc 1); BB22785 C1 (disc 2); BB22286B2 (disc 3).
  • "The Telephone Hour, Prog 2, part 1; The Telephone Hour, Prog 2, part 2; The Telephone Hour, Prog 2, part 3"-- On run-out of discs 1, 2 and 3 respectively.
Access (note)
  • Access to original items restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Contents
1st link: Opening announcement ; Prelude in G minor (arr. for orchestra) / music by Rachmaninov (orchestra) ; I love thee / music Grieg (Melton with orchestra) ; Siboney / music by Lecuona (Melton (starts in English and ends in Spanish) with orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Anecdote from the life of Massenet -- 2nd link: Méditation from Thaïs / music by Massenet, arranged without solo violin ; If I were on the stage / music by Herbert (White, orchestra) ; Quilting party [Seeing Nellie home] (Originally for voice and piano) / music by Fletcher (chorus with orchestra) -- 3rd link: Bell Telephone ad ; Will you remember / music by Romberg (Melton, White with orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Call Number
*LK-16 794-796
OCLC
936337833
Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1940-05 / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Imprint
1940.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
001243 001221 000420
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Performer
Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.
Event
Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1940 May.
Access
Access to original items restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Language
Sung in English.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Connect to:
Added Author
Melton, James, 1904-1961, performer.
White, Francia, 1908-1984, performer.
Voorhees, Donald, conductor.
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976, host.
Container of (expression): Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Preludes, piano, op. 23. No. 5; arranged.
Container of (expression): Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Hjertets melodier. Jeg elsker dig; arranged. English.
Container of (expression): Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963. Siboney. English.
Container of (expression): Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Thaïs. Méditation; arranged.
Container of (work): Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Mlle. Modiste. If I were on the stage.
Container of (expression): Fletcher, John (Composer). When I saw sweet Nellie home; arranged.
Container of (work): Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Maytime. Will you remember.
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra, performer.
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus, performer.
National Broadcasting Company.
Added Title
Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Found In:
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Research Call Number
*LK-16 794-796
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