[FICTION] A Far Country by Winston Churchill - jo

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Post by queenk8 » January 28th, 2018, 4:55 pm

A Far Country by Winston Churchill (1871 - 1947).


The book follows the career of Hugh Paret from youth to manhood, and how his profession as a corporation lawyer gradually changes his values. The book received positive reviews, and was the second best-selling novel in the United States in 1915. ( Wikipedia)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3739
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    Genres for the project: General Fiction/Published 1900 onward

    Keywords that describe the book:

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Section [number] of A Far Country. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "A Far Country, by Winston Churchill. [Chapter]"


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    • "Section [number] of A Far Country by Winston Churchill. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
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      "[Chapter title]"
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      "End of [Chapter]"
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      "End of A Far Country, by Winston Churchill. "

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  • Example filename farcountry_##_churchill_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. farcountry_01_churchill_128kb.mp3)
  • Example ID3 V2 tags
    Artist: Winston Churchill
    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Album: A Far Country


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Last edited by queenk8 on January 28th, 2018, 5:55 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by queenk8 » January 28th, 2018, 4:56 pm

Keywords to be added before cataloguing.
There are 26 chapters, but chapters 21 and 25 will be split into 2 sections each.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 28th, 2018, 4:59 pm

Hi Kate,

I will MC this for you. MW will be available shortly...
Jo
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Post by queenk8 » January 28th, 2018, 5:14 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
January 28th, 2018, 4:59 pm
Hi Kate,

I will MC this for you. MW will be available shortly...
Thanks, Jo! I'll start filling in the blanks.
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Post by MrsHand » January 29th, 2018, 7:38 am

I can DPL if one is still needed!

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 30th, 2018, 11:47 am

I've added Kristin as DPL.
Jo
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Post by queenk8 » February 2nd, 2018, 11:33 pm

Thank you both! I've just finished up my group project contributions and am ready to start recording!
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Post by queenk8 » February 3rd, 2018, 1:29 pm

Kate Follis
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Post by queenk8 » February 3rd, 2018, 4:34 pm

Kate Follis
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Post by queenk8 » February 4th, 2018, 7:28 pm

Chapter 3 is ready for PL:
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/farcountry_03_churchill_128kb.mp3
Time is 32:53

I started noticing some clicks and pops. I've tried to clean them up and am checking my equipment, but if it's too distracting, just let me know.
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Post by MrsHand » February 5th, 2018, 7:50 am

Sections 1 & 3 are PL OK!

Section 2 has one tiny stumble at 14:52 - "by im .. by impersonating."

I didn't notice anything distracting.

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Post by queenk8 » February 5th, 2018, 10:28 am

MrsHand wrote:
February 5th, 2018, 7:50 am
Sections 1 & 3 are PL OK!

Section 2 has one tiny stumble at 14:52 - "by im .. by impersonating."

I didn't notice anything distracting.
Thanks, Kristin! I'll get section 2 and cleaned up.
Kate Follis
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Post by queenk8 » February 5th, 2018, 10:36 am

Corrected stumble at 14:52 in section 2.
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/farcountry_02_churchill_128kb.mp3
The new time is 44:54
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Post by MrsHand » February 5th, 2018, 12:41 pm

Section 2 is PL OK!

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Post by queenk8 » February 5th, 2018, 2:25 pm

Kate Follis
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