[SOLO]The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I by Alexander Wheelock Thayer - icequeen

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 12th, 2019, 2:25 pm

The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I by Alexander Wheelock Thayer (1817 - 1897) .


The first scholarly biography on the life of Ludwig Von Beethoven. Volume 1 ( Realisticspeakers)
Translator: Henry Edward Krehbiel
  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/43591
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    Magic Window:



    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.

    [list]
    [*] Project Code: ViAr8M4f



    [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Alexander Wheelock Thayer) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Wheelock_Thayer

    [*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): n/a
    [*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 37
    [*]Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: Yes
    [*]Original publication date (if known): 1921
    [*]If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? realisticspeakers Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography

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], [section title | Chapter[##] Part[#]] of The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I. 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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    "The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I, by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. [Chapter]"


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    "End of The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. "

There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

[*]Example filename lifeofludwigvanbeethoven1_##_thayer_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. lifeofludwigvanbeethoven1_01_thayer_128kb.mp3)

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Last edited by realisticspeakers on June 13th, 2019, 6:36 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by KevinS » June 12th, 2019, 2:35 pm

I'll happily DPL unless you are in a real rush to get this recording done.

I could DPL a chapter a week at the least, possibly more, but I don't want to over promise.
"E agora, José?"

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 12th, 2019, 3:45 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 12th, 2019, 2:35 pm
I'll happily DPL unless you are in a real rush to get this recording done.

I could DPL a chapter a week at the least, possibly more, but I don't want to over promise.
I am no rush. Thank you very much.
"Kind reader,
if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by KevinS » June 12th, 2019, 3:46 pm

realisticspeakers wrote:
June 12th, 2019, 3:45 pm
KevinS wrote:
June 12th, 2019, 2:35 pm
I'll happily DPL unless you are in a real rush to get this recording done.

I could DPL a chapter a week at the least, possibly more, but I don't want to over promise.
I am no rush. Thank you very much.
This should be fun. That is, I'm sure it will be fun. Hahah!
"E agora, José?"

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Post by icequeen » June 12th, 2019, 9:19 pm

Hi Mitch, I can MC this one for you! Back in a moment with your MW!
Ann

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Post by icequeen » June 12th, 2019, 9:28 pm

OK, your MW is ready for you, and Kevin is in as DPL! I shortened your file name just to make your life a little easier, if you want to shorten it further, feel free! I will move us as soon as I know everyone has seen what I have done.
Ann

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 12th, 2019, 10:42 pm

icequeen wrote:
June 12th, 2019, 9:28 pm
I shortened your file name just to make your life a little easier...
I was going to say...

Thank You!
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if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 12th, 2019, 10:46 pm

Can we change the preamble to "Section X - Introduction/Preface/Chapter Y - Part Z" ?
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Post by icequeen » June 13th, 2019, 3:01 pm

You can your sections whatever you would like to call them. That is the beauty of having a solo project, you get to make the project what you want it to be. You also don't have to do what the template generator gives you, that's why I shortened your file name. Sometimes those file names come out a mile long because the title of the book is a mile long. We can fix things as we need to.
Ann

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 13th, 2019, 6:37 pm

icequeen wrote:
June 13th, 2019, 3:01 pm
You can your sections whatever you would like to call them.
Great! I tweaked to my desire.
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if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by icequeen » June 13th, 2019, 8:02 pm

Moving on to Going Solo!
Ann

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 17th, 2019, 11:56 pm

Ready to suffer PL...
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/lifeofludwigvanbeethoven1_00_thayer_128kb.mp3
[36:27]
              (too easy)
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if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 21st, 2019, 12:56 pm

icequeen wrote:
June 13th, 2019, 8:02 pm
Moving on to Going Solo!
There is a passage in French.
I can't handle it.
Would it be possible to get someone to read it for me? Or is what I did in the file below actually intelligible?
I do not wish to embarrass myself again. My Scottish venture leaves me awake at night.

Supplique tres humble a S. A. S. E. de Cologne
pour Gille Vandeneet.

Bonn, d. 18 Feb., 1727.

Prince Serenissime,
Monsigneur.

Vandeneet vient avec tout le respect qui luy est possible se mettre aux pieds de V. A. S. E. luy representer qu’ayant eu l’honneur d’avoir estre second organiste de feu S. A. S. E. d’heureuse memoire, elle daigne luy vouloir faire la même grace ne demendant aucun gage si long tems qu’il plaira a V. A. S. E. promettant la servire avec soin et diligence.

Quoi faisant etc. etc.

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/French.mp3
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Post by icequeen » June 21st, 2019, 7:22 pm

I feel for you because I won't do long French passages either. I don't want to butcher a beautiful language! If you post in this thread HERE you can ask a French speaker for some help.
Ann

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 21st, 2019, 9:28 pm

icequeen wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 7:22 pm
... I don't want to butcher a beautiful language!
Well, now I feel like a Barbarian!
:oops:
"Kind reader,
if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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