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by Caliban
January 23rd, 2010, 3:47 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Editing Out Breaths and other noises
Replies: 15
Views: 3133

Wish Audacity had a Macro capability!

I joined the Audacity forum and posted this: To begin with, thank you for Audacity! It is currently a very popular software used at Librivox, a volunteer organization dedicated to the voice transcription of books which have either fallen out of copyright or otherwise have been placed in the public ...
by Caliban
January 9th, 2010, 2:36 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: audacity on the fritz
Replies: 5
Views: 1140

Make sure you don't have anything like Skype open as it will try to automatically adjust your recording level. Yes! Skype and a few other programs seem to fuss with levels. One place to look is on the desktop. If you have a PC and are running Windows You might try this: Right click the volume contr...
by Caliban
January 9th, 2010, 2:20 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Inserting Silence
Replies: 11
Views: 1855

Just in case it ever comes up: you can silence the horn honk or crash from the kitchen in audacity by selecting the offending noise so it's highlighted then pressing Cntrl+L. This leaves a "Hole" with normal ambiance missing but unless it's prolonged you can usually slide by with all but the most cr...
by Caliban
January 9th, 2010, 12:07 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE]Coffee Break Collection 003 - Nature -lz
Replies: 79
Views: 11185

I am unable to contribute to this collection at this time. Sorry, but locating suitable material and finding the time to record it have left me utterly defeated. :(
by Caliban
January 1st, 2010, 5:05 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Romeo & Juliet by Shakespeare - jo
Replies: 461
Views: 102067

gloriana wrote:An update: poor Alan needs to re-record Friar L's 5.2 scene to replace an unplayable file. So Act 5 won't be finished until then. Still hoping to have this done mid-January, though.
I think you're jinxing it by announcing deadlines! :roll:
by Caliban
December 30th, 2009, 8:41 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [F.P.] The Spell of the Yukon by R. Service - dl
Replies: 36
Views: 4941

aradlaw wrote:Thank you Cal, great reading, (with a time of 4:23) :wink: ; I've fixed the the filename. :)
Sorry the filename was off. I'd considered leaving a running time but couldn't see instructions for it anywhere - We just make a note when we submit?
by Caliban
December 28th, 2009, 11:43 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: [Weekly Poetry] Winter by William Shakespeare - dl
Replies: 48
Views: 5601

Re: Can't do an Owl to save my soul ....

Poor Me! I cannot help but fuss and fiddle with my readings. 2nd version uploaded which is the original with a bit of post-production tweaking. Your choice as to which to use!

Cal
by Caliban
December 27th, 2009, 7:38 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: [Weekly Poetry] Winter by William Shakespeare - dl
Replies: 48
Views: 5601

Keel the pot?

: Does anyone know what "While greasy Joan doth keel the pot" means ? A phrase taken from Shakespeare's poem Winter, from Love's Labour's Lost. Have tried to find info on Shakespeare's phrases sites but not listed. Keel has many meanings one of which is a brewer's cooling vat. The German is kiihlen...
by Caliban
December 24th, 2009, 10:42 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [W'LY P] Snow-Flakes by Henry W. Longfellow - rg
Replies: 41
Views: 5229

Mine

Here's Mine! http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/rg/snowflakes_longfellow_cal.mp3 Ruthie - I was unhappy with my 1st recording and re-did it. Please discard 1st take. Cal Addenda: Imagine my surprise at discovering that all the poets all those English majors kept telling me were really really g...
by Caliban
December 24th, 2009, 1:48 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Romeo & Juliet by Shakespeare - jo
Replies: 461
Views: 102067

Another part Needed?

gloriana wrote:Update: have started the editing. I did Act 1 Scene 3 last night, and will continue with Act 1, working around Benvolio's parts.
Need another part read? - Just perusing. So glad to see this project going forward instead of sideways!

I'll check back
by Caliban
December 17th, 2009, 10:55 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: [FP] A Visit from St. Nicholas by C.C. Moore - dl
Replies: 56
Views: 10254

kayray wrote:I keep seeing the subject of this thread as "A fortnightly visit from St. Nicholas". What, he's going to show up every two weeks now? :)
Yes he is! So you better be good, or else! :lol: