[Solo] The Juvenile Bible -mtf

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Post by JayKitty76 » February 18th, 2021, 1:48 pm

Thank you, Devorah. I’ll fix those today.
I don’t know why but it seems like most of my sections need to be greatly amplified after recording- maybe it’s my recording volume that needs adjusting. I’ll check that out.
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Post by JayKitty76 » February 18th, 2021, 5:51 pm

Rachel
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Little Men Understood Betsy The Juvenile Bible

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Post by JayKitty76 » April 8th, 2021, 12:26 pm

I'm still doing this. I've been busy lately with Little Men, New Chronicles of Rebecca and Understood Betsy. I only have to record 1 more chapter for Little Men, though, and then this will be my only LV project, so I'm hoping to get some more sections in soon (and not as slowly.)
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Post by mightyfelix » April 8th, 2021, 3:37 pm

Thanks for the update. Looking forward to it!

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Post by JayKitty76 » May 4th, 2021, 4:32 pm

Okay. Sections 13-18 are ready for PL (sorry for the file dump) :

https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/juvenilebible_13_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 1:29
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/juvenilebible_14_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 1:51
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/juvenilebible_15_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 48 secs
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/juvenilebible_16_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 52 secs
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/juvenilebible_17_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 47 secs
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/juvenilebible_18_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 2:03

I'll get these in the MW tomorrow... I'm tired from recording so much now :lol:

You know, I actually have a little bit of a problem with this author's theology. The poems seem to suggest that God is the one perpetrating the evil/whatever bad things that happen to people, and that we just have to trust and accept. I've been reading a book that hypothesizes that it's not God who does this, but rather that he releases his protection, letting evil forces do what they've been trying to do to us all along (and what we deserve.) I prefer that theory.
I know religion isn't supposed to be discussed here, so the only reason I said this is bc it isn't a group project. Just a thought.

ETA: MW updated.
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Post by mightyfelix » May 9th, 2021, 7:04 pm

File dumps aren't always a bad thing. Especially in a project like this one, where the files are so short.

I don't know why I never did the spot check for sections 11 and 12. :hmm: So I checked them just now, and it seems that the same issues are still present. Here are the notes again, for quick reference.
mightyfelix wrote:
February 18th, 2021, 12:31 pm
These are both too quiet, at around 84 and 85 dB, respectively. They both need to come up by around 4 or 5 dB. You have several spikes in the recordings that will prevent you from amplifying without clipping, so you should run some compression first to shrink those spikes, then amplify. :thumbs:

11:
Shorten silence at beginning to 0.5-1 second.
1:05 OPTIONAL pronunciation note. The word "shew" is an older and alternate spelling of "show." You could read it that way if you want to. But no big deal.
1:11 This pause feels very long, about 5 seconds. I'd shorten it to no more than 2 or 3.

Section 12 is great, other than the volume issue.
I will also add what I didn't notice at the time, which is that the file name also needs to be corrected for these two. They are both missing the _128kb at the end.

I'll check the rest now!

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Post by mightyfelix » May 9th, 2021, 7:20 pm

Nice work, Rachel! 13 is PL ok right away! So is 14, although your ending silence is just a bit short, so you may want to keep an eye on that. I am giving you notes on the other two, but they are both optional, so if you aren't concerned about it, just change them to PL ok.

15:
0:32 The same OPTIONAL pronunciation note as in 11, regarding the spelling "shew" for "show." If you'd rather leave this one alone, let me know, and I won't mention it if I hear it again. :)

16:
0:40 OPTIONAL This pause feels long to me. I would cut it down by one or two seconds.

Also be careful which MC you are choosing in the uploader. You put these last few into Rapunzelina's folder instead of mine. I can move them, so no need to re-upload unless you're making changes.

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Post by mightyfelix » May 9th, 2021, 7:27 pm

Whoops, I missed a couple!

17:
At the beginning, your opening silence is just a bit too short. But more importantly, you read the intro as 16, when it should be 17.

18:
Again, your opening silence is a smidge short. But I don't know that it's enough too short to justify a re-upload, so I'll mark it PL ok.

Interestingly, I noticed that in 18, the author rhymes "shews" with "renews," so maybe it really was pronounced that way back in the day, and wasn't just a different spelling. :hmm:

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Post by JayKitty76 » May 10th, 2021, 12:29 pm

Thanks, Devorah.
Sorry about the mc mixup. I was uploading to another project at the same time so I must’ve forgotten to change it in the dropdown.
I’ll get on fixing the files as soon as possible :wink:
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Post by JayKitty76 » May 10th, 2021, 4:09 pm

Okay, 11, 12, and 16 are ready for spot PL:
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/juvenilebible_11_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 1:20
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/juvenilebible_12_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 1:25
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/juvenilebible_16_anonymous_128kb.mp3 length 50 secs

I'll try to watch out for "shew", unless it's part of the rhyme pattern.
Rachel
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~2 Timothy 4:7~
Little Men Understood Betsy The Juvenile Bible

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