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The Telephone Hour : Independence Day program

Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-06-30 : Independence Day program / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Publication
1941.
Supplementary Content

Details

Additional Authors
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)
  • Marines' hymn.
  • Yankee Doodle (Song)
Alternative Title
  • Bell Telephone Hour
  • Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
  • Independence Day program
Subjects
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: BB27239 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27240 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).
  • "Telephone Hour, Prog 62, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 62, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.
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)
  • Recited and sung in English
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Call Number
*LK-16 894
Title
The Telephone Hour : radio broadcast, 1941-06-30 : Independence Day program / [produced by NBC Radio Network].
Production
1941.
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Playing Time
001450 001433
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Performer
Warner Anderson, announcer ; Henry Hull, reader ; 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 1941 June 30.
Summary
In celebration of Independence day, prominent American actor Henry Hull reads excerpts from Leaves of Grass, a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. The reading is punctuated with the following music works: America the Beautiful / music by Ward, lyrics by Bates (chorus ; orchestra) ; Medley including Yankee Doodle, Marines' hymn, Old oaken bucket, When I saw sweet Nellie home (orchestra) ; Home on the Range / music by Kelley, lyrics by Higley (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Old folks at home / music by Foster (White, chorus, orchestra) ; and Pledge of Allegiance / by Bellamy ; music arr. by Christie (Melton, chorus, orchestra).
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only on site at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Language
Recited and sung in English
Linking Entry
Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
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Added Author
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976, host.
Melton, James, 1904-1961, performer.
White, Francia, 1908-1984, performer.
Voorhees, Donald, conductor.
Hull, Henry, 1890-1977, narrator.
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929, lyricist.
Higley, Brewster M., 1823-1911, lyricist.
Christie, Kenneth, arranger of music.
Container of (work): Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Leaves of grass. Selections.
Container of (work): Ward, Samuel A., 1847-1903. America the beautiful. Selections.
Container of (expression): Kelley, Daniel E., 1843-1905. Home on the range; arranged.
Container of (expression): Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Old folks at home; arranged.
Container of (work): Bellamy, Francis. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra, performer.
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus, performer.
National Broadcasting Company.
Added Title
Independence Day program
Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Container of (work): Yankee Doodle (Song)
Container of (work): Marines' hymn.
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Found In:
Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings.
Research Call Number
*LK-16 894
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