Research Catalog

The Telephone Hour

Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-01-27 / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Publication
1941.

Available Online

NYPL Digital Collections

Details

Additional Authors
  • Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976
  • Melton, James, 1904-1961
  • White, Francia, 1908-1984
  • Voorhees, Donald
  • Cormon, Eugène, 1810-1903
  • Carré, Michel, 1819-1872
  • Oliphant, Thomas, 1799-1873
  • Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907.
  • Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.
  • Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897.
  • Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
  • Cottrau, Teodoro, 1827-1879.
  • Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra, performer.
  • Bell Telephone Hour Chorus, performer.
  • National Broadcasting Company.
Found In
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Description
3 streaming audio files (approximately 30 min.) : digital, mono.
Uniform Title
  • Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
  • Swing low, sweet chariot.
Alternative Title
  • Bell Telephone Hour
  • Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho.
  • Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Subject
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • African Americans > Music
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra
  • Orchestral music, Arranged
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Waltzes
  • Dance music
  • Operas > Excerpts
  • Songs, Italian
  • Radio programs, Musical
Genre/Form
  • Classical music radio programs.
  • Radio commercials.
Note
  • Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
  • Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
  • Matrix nos: BB25502 ? (Disc 1, side 1), BB25502 B1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB25503 B2 (Disc 2).
  • "Telephone Hour, Prog 40, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 40, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 40, part 2 "-- On run-out of discs sides 1 and 2 and 3 respectively.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English andFrench.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Joshua fit the battle of Jericho (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Erotic / music by Grieg ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement ; Roses from the south (waltz arr. for voice) / music by Strauss (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement ; Hungarian dance no. 5 / music by Brahms ; arr. for orchestra ; Announcement ; Commentary by Melton ; I hear a dream, from opera The pearl fishers / music by Bizet ; libretto by Cormon and Carré (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Swing low, sweet chariot (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Santa Lucia / music transcribed by Cottrau ; English lyrics by Oliphant (Melton, White, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Call Number
*LK-16 861-862
OCLC
941830272
Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-01-27 / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Production
1941.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
001255 000822 000821
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Performer
Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor and commentator ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, arranger and conductor.
Event
Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 January 27.
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Language
Sung in English andFrench.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
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, arranger of music.
Cormon, Eugène, 1810-1903, librettist.
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872, librettist.
Oliphant, Thomas, 1799-1873, lyricist.
Container of (expression): Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lyriske stykker, op. 43. Erotikk; arranged.
Container of (expression): Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Rosen aus dem Süden; arranged.
Container of (expression): Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Ungarische Tänze. Nr. 5; arranged.
Container of (work): Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Pêcheurs de perles. Je crois entendre encore.
Container of (expression): Cottrau, Teodoro, 1827-1879. Santa Lucia; arranged. English.
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra, performer.
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus, performer.
National Broadcasting Company.
Added Title
Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Swing low, sweet chariot.
Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho.
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Found In:
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Research Call Number
*LK-16 861-862
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