The Celanese Hour

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


21669. The Celanese Hour. January 7, 1941. CBS net. Sponsored by: The Celanese Corporation (some commercials deleted). The program is also known as, "Great Moments In Music." The first show of the series. Robert Weede performs excerpts from, "La Boheme." George Sebastian (conductor), George Putnam (announcer), Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, Hilda Reggiani (?), Robert Weede. 27:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

18168. The Celanese Hour. June 24, 1942. Program #25. CBS net. Sponsored by: The Celanese Corporation. The program is also known as, "Great Moments In Music." The first announced selection is, "I Want What I Want When I Want It." The final 15:32 of the program only. Jan Peerce, Robert Weede, Jean Tennyson, George Sebastian and His Orchestra, George Putnam (announcer). 15:32. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

18164. The Celanese Hour. July 1, 1942. Program #26. CBS net. Sponsored by: The Celanese Corporation. The program is also nown as, "Great Moments In Music." Selections from "The Student Prince" are featured. The final three minutes of the program have been deleted. Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, George Sebastian and His Orchestra. 26:33. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

18165. The Celanese Hour. July 8, 1942. Program #27. CBS net. Sponsored by: The Celanese Corporation. The program is also known as, "Great Moments In Music." Selections from "Rose Marie" are featured. The first 14:29 of the program only. Jan Peerce, Robert Weede, George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Jean Tennyson, Roger Lyon (host). 14:29. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

69396. The Celanese Hour. November 24, 1943. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Vicks Va-tro-nol (local). The program is also known as, "Great Moments In Music." Jan Peerce sings, "Thanks Be To God." Jean Tennyson sings, "The Lord's Prayer." The first 10:21 of the program only. Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, George Sebastian (conductor). 10:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

55353. The Celanese Hour. July 26, 1944. Program #7. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Jan Peerce starts the program by singing "Maxim's," from "The Merry Widow." AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Roger Lyons (host), Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, Robert Weede. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104627. The Celanese Hour. August 16, 1944. Program #9 (ok). CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "She Didn't Say Yes." The program features music from, "The Cat and The Fiddle." AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." Roger Lyons (host), George Sebastian and His Orchestra, William Horn, Robert Weede, Hilda Burke. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

101555. The Celanese Hour. August 30, 1944. Program #11. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A musical portrait of the romance between Napoleon and Josephine. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Roger Lyons (host), Jean Tennyson, Jan Peerce, Earl Wrightson. 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40041. The Celanese Hour. September 6, 1944. Program #13. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Music from "The Student Prince" is featured. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian (conductor), Roger Lyons (host), Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, Earl Wrightson. 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40042. The Celanese Hour. September 13, 1944. Program #14. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The music of France is featured, starting with, "The Marseillaise." Music fill: excerpts from next week's, "Don Giovanni." AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian (conductor), Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, Roger Lyons (announcer), Walter Cassel. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

38911. The Celanese Hour. November 15, 1944. Program #23. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Selections from "Pagliacci" are featured. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian (conductor), Roger Lyons (host), Robert Weede, Jean Tennyson, Charles Kullman. 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44514. The Celanese Hour. November 29, 1944. Program #25. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Selections from "La Boheme" are featured. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." Earl Wrightson, George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, Roger Lyons (host). 29:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

38912. The Celanese Hour. December 6, 1944. Program #26. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Selections from "Music In The Air" are featured. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian (conductor), Roger Lyons (host), Louis Bennett, Jan Peerce, Robert Weede. 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

106834. The Celanese Hour. January 10, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: The Celanese Company. The program is also known as, "Great Moments In Music." Music from, "Porgy and Bess" is heard. Edward Kane, Robert Weede, Jean Tennyson, George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Roger Lyons (narrator). 25:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

51896. The Celanese Hour. March 7, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Excerpts from "Faust" by Charles Gounod are featured. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian (conductor), Joseph Laderoute, Natalie Bodanskaya, Richard Vanelli (?), Roger Lyons (announcer). 30:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

27448. The Celanese Hour. March 14, 1945. Program #39. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. "Songs Of Erin" are featured. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Nadine Conner, John Griffin, Robert Weede. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

63298. The Celanese Hour. May 23, 1945. Program #48. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program features excerpts from "Cavaleria Rusticana." AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." Jan Peerce, George Sebastian and His Orchestra, Roger Lyons (announcer), Jean Tennyson. 25:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71083. The Celanese Hour. October 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Selections from "Mignon" are featured, beginning with the overture. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." Roger Lyon (host), George Sebastian (conductor), William Haines (replacing Mario Lanza), Jean Tennyson, Robert Weede, Rosemary Broncato (? soprano). 24:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

107811. The Celanese Hour. February 20, 1946. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Celanese. 10:00 P.M. The program is also known as, "Great Moments In Music." Music from, "The Student Prince" is heard. Young Mario's voice is spectacular; Winifred Smith and Robert Weede are also great. The recording ends during a Celanese commercial. Mario Lanza, Winifred Smith, Robert Weede, Sylvan Levin, The Celanese Orchestra. 17:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

40043. The Celanese Hour. June 7, 1946. Program #103. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Jackson Beck introduces excerpts from "The Merry Widow," by Franz Lehar. AFRS program name: "Great Moments In Music." Jackson Beck (host), Jan Peerce, Jean Tennyson, Robert Weede, Sylvan Levin (conductor). 24:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 20 programs.