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The Telephone Hour

Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-04-21 / [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
  • Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
  • Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.
  • Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897.
  • Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864.
  • Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964.
  • Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899.
  • 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)
Alternative Title
  • Bell Telephone Hour
  • Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Subject
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra
  • Orchestral music, Arranged
  • Lullabies
  • Operas > Excerpts
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with chamber orchestra
  • Musicals > Excerpts
  • 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: BB26424 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB26426 C1 (Disc 1, side 2), BB26425 C1 (Disc 2).
  • "Telephone Hour, Prog 52, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 52, part 3; Telephone Hour, Prog 52, 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 Library for 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 ; Songs my mother taught me (originally for voice and piano) / music by Dvořák (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement with commentary on composer Schumann ; Whims / music by Schumann ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; Announcement with commentary on composer Brahms ; Lullaby (originally for voice and piano) / music by Brahms (White, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad -- Link 2: Announcement with commentary on composer Sains-Saens ; Rondo capriccioso (incomplete) / music by Saint-Saens ; arr. for orchestra by Voorhees ; O paradiso / music by Meyerbeer (Melton, orchestra) ; Announcement -- Link 3: Standin' in de need of prayer / music arranged by Gruenberg (chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Blue Danube (arr. as a song) / music by Strauss (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Call Number
*LK-16 880-881
OCLC
945221224
Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-04-21 / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Production
1941.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
001217 000955 000712
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 and arranger.
Event
Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 April 21.
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site Library for 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.
Voorhees, Donald, conductor.
Voorhees, Donald, arranger of music.
Container of (expression): Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Zigeunermelodien. Als die alte Mutter; arranged. English.
Container of (expression): Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Fantasiestücke, piano, op. 12. Nr. 4, Grillen; arranged.
Container of (expression): Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Lieder, op. 49. Wiegenlied; arranged. English.
Container of (expression): Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Introduction et rondo capriccioso. Selections; arranged.
Container of (expression): Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864. Africaine. O paradis sorti de l'onde.
Container of (work): Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964. Emperor Jones. Standin' in de need of prayer.
Container of (expression): Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. An der schönen, blauen Donau; arranged. English.
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-16 880-881
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