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Post Posted:: December 4th, 2017, 10:29 am 

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The Stolen Singer, by Martha Bellinger (1870 - 1960).

All audio files can be found on our catalog page: [https://librivox.org/the-stolen-singer-by-martha-bellinger/]


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Agatha Redmond, a popular soprano, is kidnapped in New York City by thugs unknown, shortly after she learns of a hefty inheritance from a friend of her mother's. Coming to her rescue is a wealthy young businessman named James Hambleton, late of Lynn, MA, --and this is just the first two chapters. ( Matt Pierard)



  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17495
  • 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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    Genres for the project: Crime & Mystery Fiction

    Keywords that describe the book: humor, adventure, romance, kidnapping

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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 The Stolen Singer. 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:
      "The Stolen Singer, by Martha Bellinger. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of The Stolen Singer by Martha Bellinger. 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 The Stolen Singer, by Martha Bellinger. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename stolensinger_##_bellinger_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. stolensinger_01_bellinger_128kb.mp3)

    [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: craigdav1
    • 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

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Post Posted:: December 4th, 2017, 11:10 am 
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Will set this up for you.


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Post Posted:: December 4th, 2017, 1:10 pm 
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Sorry for the delay in setting this up. My phone wouldn't download the book. Let me know if anything needs fixing. You made the book sound so interesting that I took the liberty of making myself the dpl. If you have someone else in mind, please let me know.


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Post Posted:: December 4th, 2017, 3:20 pm 

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I'm cool with that, Dave. It's a good read and I'll start editing and uploading asap. Looks like the author only has one other book, a 1927 non-fic work on theater. She reminds me of Oppenheimer and Tarkington here.

I've uploaded Ch 1, and added chapter titles up to 14. Ch. 3 is the name of Vera's disastrous play in 'Auntie Mame', btw. :D

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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2017, 11:34 am 

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2 and 3 in MW.

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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2017, 2:32 pm 
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1-3 PL OK.

Whew!


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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2017, 3:52 pm 

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4-5 up now; this is the romantic portion, as Jim's cousin gets busy with royalty.

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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2017, 5:13 pm 
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4-5 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2017, 6:23 pm 
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Moving to Going Solo to keep the Launch Pad tidy.


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Post Posted:: December 6th, 2017, 6:22 pm 

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Ch 6 and 7 up in MW, thanks.

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Post Posted:: December 6th, 2017, 8:53 pm 
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6-7 PL OK!


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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2017, 2:35 pm 

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8-9 uploaded.
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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2017, 3:43 pm 
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8-9 PL OK!


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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2017, 7:47 pm 

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10-11 uploaded. The plot begins to thicken...
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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2017, 8:30 pm 
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10-11 PL OK!


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