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Post Posted:: April 5th, 2017, 7:23 pm 

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Tales of a Traveller by Washington Irving (1783 - 1859).



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Writing under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon, Washington Irving chronicled his travels through Europe in the early 1820's. The book was a critical failure but a big hit with the reading public. Irving himself wrote that the book contained some of his best work. The volume is broken up into four separate parts or "Books," as Irving called them. [will expand prior to completion]. ( Greg Giordano)



  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/13514
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



    Magic Window:



    BC Admin
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    This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.


    • Project Code: VfKP0Xq9



    • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Washington Irving) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving
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    • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_of_a_Traveller
    • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 26
    • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    • Original publication date (if known): 1824
    • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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    Genres for the project: Culture & Heritage; Travel Fiction; Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction; Short Stories/Single Author Collections; Action & Adventure Fiction; Humorous Fiction

    Keywords that describe the book: short stories, Europe, essays, 19th century, geoffrey crayon


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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):
    • "Chapter [number] of Tales of a Traveller by Washington Irving. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of Tales of a Traveller by Washington Irving. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename talesofatraveller_##_irving_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. talesofatraveller_01_irving_128kb.mp3)
  • Example ID3 V2 tags
    Artist: Washington Irving
    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Album: Tales of a Traveller


    [b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: icequeen
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


    Any questions?
    Please post below


Last edited by GregGiordano on April 6th, 2017, 1:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted:: April 5th, 2017, 7:30 pm 
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Hi Greg,

Your MW is ready for us! I will move us to Going Solo in the morning!

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Post Posted:: April 5th, 2017, 9:07 pm 

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icequeen wrote:
Hi Greg,

Your MW is ready for us! I will move us to Going Solo in the morning!


Ann,

You are awesome. When I saw that you did your MC magic I quickly entered the chapter titles.

Thanks again for your help!

Take care,

Greg


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Post Posted:: April 5th, 2017, 11:48 pm 
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The text says Traveller not Traveler - is this some US spelling or a mistake? If it's a mistake the database needs changing :D

Anne

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Post Posted:: April 6th, 2017, 2:59 am 

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annise wrote:
The text says Traveller not Traveler - is this some US spelling or a mistake? If it's a mistake the database needs changing :D

Anne

That is what happens when one types rather than cuts and pastes. The double-''ll" is correct - "Traveller." How do I correct that?


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Post Posted:: April 6th, 2017, 11:16 am 
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I have changed to double l's in the database. If you want to change it in the title of this thread, there is an edit button at the top right hand side of the post. Click that and you can change it.


Moving on to Going Solo!

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Post Posted:: April 6th, 2017, 1:23 pm 

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Ann,

Thank you for correcting my error in the database. I went through and believe I have corrected all the errors in the original post. The one instance that I can't correct is the spelling in the header. Do you know how I can correct that?

Thank you again, for helping me get out of this mess!

Take care,

Greg


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Post Posted:: April 6th, 2017, 1:52 pm 
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This was an easy one to fix! I added your extra 'l' for you, so now we are all ready to proceed with our travelling!

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Post Posted:: April 6th, 2017, 1:57 pm 

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icequeen wrote:
This was an easy one to fix! I added your extra 'l' for you, so now we are all ready to proceed with our travelling!

I don't know how you did that, but that is why you are an MC and I'm not!

Thank you!

Greg


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Post Posted:: April 28th, 2017, 8:42 am 
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Section 00 has been added!

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Post Posted:: April 28th, 2017, 5:17 pm 

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Ann,

Section 0 is ready for PL.

Thank you!

Greg


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Post Posted:: April 30th, 2017, 5:19 am 

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Ann,

Section 1 has just been posted.

Thanks!

Greg


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Post Posted:: April 30th, 2017, 5:45 pm 
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Sections 0 and 1 are PL OK!

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Post Posted:: April 30th, 2017, 8:00 pm 

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icequeen wrote:
Sections 0 and 1 are PL OK!

Awesome! Thanks, Ann!


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Post Posted:: May 8th, 2017, 8:26 pm 

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Ann,

Chapter 2 has been posted. This was my first long recording since getting over a sinus infection. To me it sounds as though my voice gets a bit thin towards the end of the chapter. If you notice that also and feel i need to redo it please let me know. Of course I would rather not but am always willing to do what is right for the integrity of the book.

Thank you!

Greg


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