Research Catalog

The Telephone Hour

Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-02-17 / [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
  • Bunn, Alfred, 1796-1860
  • Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919
  • Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906
  • Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
  • Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908.
  • Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
  • Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
  • Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra, performer.
  • Bell Telephone Hour Chorus, performer.
  • National Broadcasting Company.
Found In
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Description
2 streaming audio files (approximately 30 min.) : digital, mono.
Uniform Title
Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Alternative Title
  • Bell Telephone Hour
  • Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Subject
  • Operas > Excerpts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra
  • Overtures
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Symphonies > Excerpts, Arranged
  • 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: BB25761 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB25762 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).
  • "Telephone Hour, Prog 43, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 43, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Performing Arts Research Center.
Language (note)
  • Sung in English and italian.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Then you'll remember me, from opera The Bohemian girl / music by Balfe ; words by Bunn (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement ; 1st mvmt from Moonlight sonata / music by Beethoven ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; The night of the ball (arr. from waltz Vienna life) / music by Strauss (arr. and performed by White with orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement ; Introduction to opera The little golden cockerel / music by Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary by Melton ; Recondita armonia / music by Puccini ; libretto by Illica and Giacosa (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; Largo, from New World Symphony (arr. for voices and orchestra) / music by Dvořák (White, Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Call Number
*LK-16 866
OCLC
944455027
Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-02-17 / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Production
1941.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
001438 001447
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 and arranger ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor and arranger.
Event
Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 February 17.
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Performing Arts Research Center.
Language
Sung in English and italian.
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.
White, Francia, 1908-1984, performer.
White, Francia, 1908-1984, arranger of music.
Voorhees, Donald, conductor.
Voorhees, Donald, arranger of music.
Bunn, Alfred, 1796-1860, librettist.
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919, librettist.
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906, librettist.
Container of (work): Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Bohemian girl. Then you'll remember me.
Container of (expression): Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 14, op. 27, no. 2, C♯ minor. Adagio sostenuto; arranged.
Container of (expression): Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Wiener Blut (Waltz); arranged.
Container of (work): Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908. Zolotoĭ petushok. Vvedenie.
Container of (work): Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. Recondita armonia.
Container of (expression): Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 95, E minor. Largo; arranged.
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-16 866
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