[COMPLETE] A Song of the Guns by Gilbert Frankau-icequeen

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Post by NemoR » October 8th, 2017, 1:35 pm

A Song of the Guns by Gilbert Frankau (1884 - 1952).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/a-song-of-the-guns-by-gilbert-frankau/
"A Song of the Guns was written under what are probably the most remarkable conditions in which a poem has ever been composed. The author, who is now serving in Flanders, was present at the battle of Loos, and during a lull in the fighting--when the gunners, who had been sleepless for five nights, were resting like tired dogs under their guns--he jotted down the main theme of the poem. After the battle the artillery brigade to which he was attached was ordered to Ypres, and it was during the long trench warfare in this district, within sight of the ruined tower of Ypres Cathedral, that the poem was finally completed. The last three stanzas were written at midnight in Brigade Headquarters with the German shells screaming over into the ruined town." ( Publisher's Note)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/40345
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    BC Admin ===========================================
    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: fgcGWO09
    • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Gilbert Frankau) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_Frankau
    • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 10
    • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: Yes
    • Original publication date (if known): 1916
    • 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: Poetry/Single author

    Keywords that describe the book: WWI, war poetry

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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 A Song of the Guns. 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:
      "A Song of the Guns, by Gilbert Frankau. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of A Song of the Guns by Gilbert Frankau. 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 [Poem]"
    • 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 A Song of the Guns, by Gilbert Frankau. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename songoftheguns_##_frankau_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. songoftheguns_01_frankau_128kb.mp3)
  • Example ID3 V2 tags
    Artist: Gilbert Frankau
    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Album: A Song of the Guns


    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.
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Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

NemoR
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Post by NemoR » October 8th, 2017, 1:36 pm

Eva Davis has agreed to be DPL for this project!

Nemo
Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

bluechien
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Post by bluechien » October 8th, 2017, 1:37 pm

Yes, sign me up please :)
Eva D
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Sooner or later I too may passively take the print
Of the golden age— why not? ...

icequeen
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Post by icequeen » October 8th, 2017, 8:10 pm

Hi Nemo, I'll MC this one for you! Back in a moment with your MW!
Ann

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Post by icequeen » October 8th, 2017, 8:16 pm

Your MW is ready, and Eva is in as DPL! As soon as I know everyone has seen what I have done, we will move on to Going Solo!
Ann

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NemoR
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Post by NemoR » October 9th, 2017, 6:37 am

icequeen wrote:Your MW is ready, and Eva is in as DPL! As soon as I know everyone has seen what I have done, we will move on to Going Solo!
Thank you Ann!!!!

Nemo
Nemo

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The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

bluechien
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Post by bluechien » October 9th, 2017, 8:07 am

Thanks, Ann :D
Eva D
PLers: pls correct pronunciation!

Sooner or later I too may passively take the print
Of the golden age— why not? ...

icequeen
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Post by icequeen » October 9th, 2017, 10:20 am

OK, moving on! You two have fun!
Ann

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NemoR
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Post by NemoR » October 9th, 2017, 7:45 pm

Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

NemoR
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Joined: February 27th, 2017, 1:48 pm
Location: Seal Harbor, Maine USA

Post by NemoR » October 14th, 2017, 5:45 pm

Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

NemoR
Posts: 1665
Joined: February 27th, 2017, 1:48 pm
Location: Seal Harbor, Maine USA

Post by NemoR » October 15th, 2017, 3:15 pm

Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

NemoR
Posts: 1665
Joined: February 27th, 2017, 1:48 pm
Location: Seal Harbor, Maine USA

Post by NemoR » October 15th, 2017, 6:07 pm

Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

bluechien
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Joined: January 6th, 2017, 6:58 pm
Location: Downeast Maine, USA

Post by bluechien » October 16th, 2017, 8:56 pm

all sections PL flawless :hmm: .... how did you do that?

Your treatment of Voice of the Guns is really excellent. Really. :9:

Now, to delay cataloging just a bit, please, so a cover can be managed.
Eva D
PLers: pls correct pronunciation!

Sooner or later I too may passively take the print
Of the golden age— why not? ...

NemoR
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Joined: February 27th, 2017, 1:48 pm
Location: Seal Harbor, Maine USA

Post by NemoR » October 16th, 2017, 9:16 pm

bluechien wrote:all sections PL flawless :hmm: .... how did you do that?

Your treatment of Voice of the Guns is really excellent. Really. :9:

Now, to delay cataloging just a bit, please, so a cover can be managed.
Thanks Eva!

I have no idea ... that hardly ever happens :roll:

I can't wait to see what you do for a cover with this one!

Nemo
Nemo

‘By not holding to fixed views,
The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

icequeen
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Post by icequeen » October 16th, 2017, 9:29 pm

I will wait until the morning to catalog the project, if that helps!
Ann

"Qui res mundi vellet scire linguam Latinam cognoscat."

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