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Marian Anderson - Bell Telephone Hour Programs

Between the years 1942 and 1958 - the Bell Telephone Hour Programs were broadcast on the N.B.C. Radio Network. The series ran for 822 programs and featured a variety  of high-class talents - including Marian Anderson. (Many thanks to Cheniston Roland for his assistance in the preparation of this list.)

Marian Anderson featured in the program approximately 34 times. Her Bell Telephone Hour Program performances are listed below:

14.09.1942

MARION ANDERSON

TCHAIKOWSKY: Sleepin beauty waltz

HUMMEL: Hallelujah

BEETHOVEN: Minuet

TRAD: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child

TRAD: My soui''s been anchored in the lord

WIENIAWSKI: Scherzo “Tarantella”

MASSENET: Pleurez pleurez mes yeux “Le Cid”

 

02.11.1942

MARION ANDERSON

GLIERE: Sailors dance

BIZET: Agnus dei

GEIGER: Just for tonight

TRAD: Deep river (Burleigh)

DELIBES: Czardas “Coppelia”

TCHAIKOWSKY: Adieu forets “Maid of Orleans”

 

18.01.1943

MARION ANDERSON

ARONSKY: Waltz

HANDEL: Ombra mai fu “Xerxes”

DELIBES: Theme slave “Coppelia”

TRAD: Heaven heaven

TRAD: Ride on King Jesus

KERN: The touch of your hand

SAINT-SAENS: Mon couer s’ouvre “Samson”

 

29.03.1943

MARION ANDERSON

MUSSORGSKY: Gopak

TCHAIKOWSKY: None but the weary heart

COWARD: I’ll see you again

McGIMSEY: When they crucified the lord

LaFORGE: The hille

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony NO 4

VERDI: O don fatale “Don Carlo”

 

03.05.1943

MARION ANDERSON

BAGLEY: National emblem march

PURCELL: When I am laid in Earth “Dido”

NEVIN: Venetian love song

TRAD: Tell god all my troubles

TRAD: O wasn’t that a wide river

SARASATE: Zapatsado

DONIZETTI: O mio Fernando “Favorita

 

19.07.1943

MARION ANDERSON

DE FALLA: Amor brujo-Fire dance

BEETHOVEN: Praise be to God

FRIML: Chansonette

NEVIN: The rosary

QUILTER: Blow blow thou winter wind

BORODIN: Prologue “Prince Igor”

BLAND: Carry me back to old Virginny

 

11.10.1943

MARION ANDERSON

SMETENA: Furiant “Bartered Bride”

HAYDN: She never told her love Mother bids me bind my hair

LEVY: Waltz

TRAD: Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen

TRAD: Let us break bread together

PUCCINI: Intermezzo “Suor Angelica”

BELLINI: Casta diva “Norma”

 

13.12.1943

MARION ANDERSON

GRIFFITHS: Evening song

TRAD: Every time I feel the spirit

KREISLER: Caprice Viennois

HANDEL: He shall feed his flock

MASCAGNI: Intermezzo

GOUNOD: Plus grand dans son obscurite

 

24.04.1944

MARION ANDERSON

DELIUS: Coppelia

BIZET: Agnus dei

SCHWARTZ: If there is someone lovelier

TRAD: Believe me if all those charms

TRAD: Oh what a beautiful city

TRAD: There no hiding place down there

ROSSINI: Cenerentola overture

SAINT-SAENS: Mon couer "Samson"

 

25.06.1944

MARION ANDERSON

LIADOV: Baba yaga

MOZART: Alleluja

KERN: Birds are calling

Siren''s song

TRAD: My way''s cloudy

TRAD: Hard trials

TRAD: Londonderry air

 

11.09.1944

MARION ANDERSON

ARR: A la Kreutzer

RACHMANINOV: O thou billowy harvest field

ROBLODO: Three O clock in the morning

LAWRENCE: By the waters of Minnetonka

TRAD: Keep your hand on the plow

RIMSKY KORSAKOV: March "Coq d''or"

GLUCK: Divinityes du styx "Alceste"

 

11.12.1944

MARION ANDERSON

SOUSE: Stars and stripes

MENDELSSOHN: But the lord is mindful

MASSENET: Meditation "Thais"

TRAD: I am bound for the kingdon

TRAD: Great getting un in the mornin''

MUSSORGSKY: Great gate at Kiev

MASSENET: Le Cid

 

09.04.1945

MARION ANDERSON

ARR: April showers

HOOK: Bright Phoebus

LISZT: Un sospiro

TRAD: My Lord what a morning

TRAD: Wake up Jacob

TAYLOR: Circus days & street parade

DEBUSSY: L''amee en vain "L Enfant prod"

 

06.08.1945

MARION ANDERSON

BORODIN: Prologue "Prince Igor"

BACH: Komm susser Tod

RODGERS: If I loved you

SIBELIUS: Black roses

TRAD: Comin'' thro the rye

DeFALLA: Ritual fire dance

BLAND: Carry me back to old Virginny

 

22.10.1945

MARION ANDERSON

BRAHMS: Hungarian dance No 5

MALOTTE: The lord''s prayer

SCHWARTZ: Love is a dancing thing

TRAD: Steal away from my door

TRAD: Honour honour

HERBERT: Autumn frolics

SAINT-SAENS: Mon couer "Samson"

 

10.12.1945

MARION ANDERSON

VERDI: Pace pace mio dio "Forza"

SCHUMANN: Evening song

TRAD: Ride on King Jesus

DEBUSSY: La cathedrale angloutic

SCHUBERT: Ave maria

 

18.03.1946

MARION ANDERSON

KERN: Make believe

DVORAK: Songs my mother taught me

ARENSKY: Polchinelle

TRAD: Lord I can''t stay away

TRAD: Every time I feel the spirit

RODGERS: Oh what a beautiful morning

BRAHMS: Smphony No 2

VERDI: Pace pace mio dio "Forza"

 

23.09.1946

MARION ANDERSON

CHABRIER: Marche joyeuse

MOZART: Alleluja

FRIML: Chansonette

TRAD: Hard trials

TRAD: O was''nt that a wide river

GOUNOD: Processional march

GLUCK: Divinitys du styx "Alceste"

 

02.12.1946

MARION ANDERSON

SILVER: Save me a dream

BACH: Prepare thyself Zion

MOLARSKY: Where does the road lead

TRAD: Let us break bread

LIADOV: Enchanted lake

SCHUBERT: Die allmacht

06.01.1947

MARION ANDERSON

RACHMANINOV: Romance

BRAHMS: Sapphice Ode

TCHAIKOWSKY: Melodie

TRAD: Hear the lambs a cryin''

BENNETT: My bonnie

MASSENET: Ne me refuse pas "Herod"

 

31.03.1947

MARION ANDERSON

MacDOWELL: To the sea

SCHUBERT: Standchen

LISZT: Un sospiro

ARR: Poor me

ARR: Certainly Lord

KABALEVSKY: Fete populaire

DEBUSSY: Air de Lia "L Enfant Prodique

 

12.01.1948

MARION ANDERSON

JACOBI: On Miami shore

DVORAK: Songs my mother taught me

ARENSKY: Le danseuse

TRAD: Nobody knows the trouble I''ve seen

TRAD: My soul''s been anchored in the Lord

WAGNER: Dance of apprentices "Meisters"

SAINT-SAENS: Mon couer "Samson"

 

12.04.1948

MARION ANDERSON

RIMSKY KORSAKOV: March "Coq D''or"

FAURE: Apres un reve

CHAMINADE: Spanish serenade

TRAD: Fix me Jesus

TRAD: Roll Jordan

STRAUSS: Presentation "Rosenkavalier"

BRAHMS: Von ewiger liebe

 

22.11.1948

MARION ANDERSON

WALDTEUFEL: Skater''s waltz

HANDEL: Te deum

TRAD: Heaven heaven

TRAD: Roll Jordan

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No 4

FRANCK: Archangel aria "Redemption"

 

10.01.1949

MARION ANDERSON

WAGNER: Prelude "Lohengrin"

BELLINI: Shepherdess and the rose

BUCKY: Hear the wind whispering

MOSKOVSKY: Serenata

TRAD: Trampin

TRAD: O what a beautiful city

WAGNER:Traume

SCHUBERT: Erl king

 

05.12.1949

MARION ANDERSON

ARR: A la Kreutzer

HANDEL: Air "Serse"

BENJAMIN: From San Domingo

FAURE: Nell

MUSSORGSKY: Great gate at Kiev

ARR: Deep river & Ride on & Jesus

 

13.03.1950

MARION ANDERSON

TRAD: Rise and shine

TRAD: Sometimes I feel like a motherless ...?

DINICU: Hora Staccato

SIBELIUS: Solitude

TRAD: Sweet nightingale

MUSSORGSKY: Night on a bare mountain

BACH: Komm susser Tod

 

20.11.1950

MARION ANDERSON

BACH: A mighty fortress

MENDELSSOHN: The Lord is ever mindful

MacDOWELL: In deep woods

TRAD: Keep your hands on the plow

TRAD: Let us break bread together

GROFE: Mississippi suite

WARD: America the beautiful

 

05.02.1951

MARION ANDERSON

BIZET: Farandole

TCHAIKOVSKY: None but the lonely heart

KREISLER: Liebesfreud

TRAD: Whole world in his hands

TRAD: Ev''ry time I feel the spirit

GLAZUNOV: Raymonda excerpts

VERDI: O don fatale "Don Carlo"

 

16.04.1951

MARION ANDERSON

GERSHWIN: Medley

TRAD: Comin thro the rye

VON TILSER: Take me out to the ball game

TRAD: He''s got the whole world in his hands

TRAD: Ride on King Jesus

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No 4 "Salterello"

MASSENET: Pleurez mes yeux "Le Cid"

 

05.11.1951

MARION ANDERSON

SOUSA: Semper fidelis

BACH: My heart ever faithful

DEBUSSY: La fille aux cheveux de lin

TRAD: If he changed my name

TRAD: Glory in my soul

BRAHMS: Von ewiger liebe

 

10.03.1952

MARION ANDERSON

LECUONA: Malaguena

HOOK: Bright phoebus

CUI: Orientale

TRAD: Go down Moses

TRAD: Gospel train

ARENSKY: Variation on Tchaikovsky theme

TCHAIKOVSKY: Adieu forets "Jean D''Arc"

 

11.08.1952

MARION ANDERSON

HUBBELL: Poor butterfly

HOOK: Bright phoebus

LEVITSKI: Valse

TRAD: Go down Moses

TRAD: Gospel train

LISZT: Hungarian rhapsody No 2

TCHAIKOVSKY: Adieu forets "Jean D''arc"

 

19.01.1953

MARION ANDERSON

WOLF-FERRARI: Intermezzo

BRAHMS: Sappiches Ode

ARR: Americana medley

TRAD: I''m going to tell God my troubles

TRAD: Honor honor

SARASATE: Zapatado

DEBUSSY: L''air de Lia "L''Enfant Prodique"

 

02.11.1953

MARION ANDERSON

KREISLER: Liebeslied

BEETHOVEN: Praise be to God

TCHAIKOVSKY: Song without words

TRAD: He’s got the whole world in his hands

TRAD: Roll Jordan roll

CHAMINADE: Autumn

GLUCK: Divinites du styx

 

18.01.1954

MARION ANDERSON

DVORAK: Slavonic dance No 10

HANDEL: Te deum

MacDOWELL: Polonaise

TRAD: Deep river

TRAD: Every time I feel the spirit

MUSSORGSKY: Intro “Khovanchina”

SCHUBERT: The Earl king

 

03.01.1955

MARION ANDERSON

ARENSKY: Le danseuse "Silhouettes"

HANDEL: Dank sei dir, Herr

BIZET: Pastorale " L''Arlesiane"

TRAD: Trampin

TRAD: Ride on King Jesus

WALDTEUFEL: Dolores waltz

MASSENET: Pleurez pleurez "Le Cid"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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