[COMPLETE] Penny Catechism by Catholic Truth Society - tg

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Post by dso371 » April 4th, 2020, 8:52 am

The Penny Catechism (Catechism of Christian Doctrine) by Catholic Truth Society ( - 0).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-penny-catechism-by-catholic-truth-society/
A question and answer format catechism that was the standard catechetical text in Great Britain throughout most of the 20th century. Popularly called the Penny Catechism, as the original version only cost one penny. Various editions of the Penny Catechism were issued through the century and changes were made to the text, particularly following Vatican II. This edition is the pre-Vatican II edition. ( Wikipedia, modified by David Oderberg)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): No online text available
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Post by TriciaG » April 4th, 2020, 9:04 am

I’m a total newbie and want to record the Catechism of Christian Doctrine (England, 1921). I’ve got a new mic and will do a short test.

I’ll also do the template. No idea if I’m doing things in the right order/way; there’s a lot of detail to take in!

Cheers,
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Please do the template, then edit the post you just made (the little pencil icon in the top right corner of your post) and paste in the template code that comes up after completing the template.

The test should really be done first, but since you've already posted in here, you can use the template to set up the first post of the project thread.
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Post by KevinS » April 4th, 2020, 10:25 am

dso371 wrote:
April 4th, 2020, 8:52 am
I’m a total newbie and want to record the Catechism of Christian Doctrine (England, 1921). I’ve got a new mic and will do a short test.

I’ll also do the template. No idea if I’m doing things in the right order/way; there’s a lot of detail to take in!

Cheers,
David
As one of your first steps, you might want to have your text identified as being in the public domain. Unfortunately, it's not as easy as knowing its publication date. (That's a good sign, of course, but things are a tiny bit more complicated than that.)

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Post by dso371 » April 4th, 2020, 10:51 am

Thanks. The book is not listed in Gutenberg, but my facsimile copy shows 1921 as publication date, so it's fine.

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Post by KevinS » April 4th, 2020, 11:12 am

dso371 wrote:
April 4th, 2020, 10:51 am
Thanks. The book is not listed in Gutenberg, but my facsimile copy shows 1921 as publication date, so it's fine.
I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by this. Is there a reason why you are not linking to the e-text?

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Post by dso371 » April 4th, 2020, 12:37 pm

Yes, there is no e-text available and according to the guidelines there needn’t be. If you want to see a scan of the date page I can upload it.

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Post by TriciaG » April 4th, 2020, 12:58 pm

Yes, that's correct. When an MC comes along to set this up, you'll upload a scan or photo of the title page and copyright page, put 'em in a zip file, and upload them to your MC's folder.

(I'm full up on MC projects, so I won't be taking up this project.)

In the meantime, please do the 1-minute test to be sure your tech settings are all OK. :) Instructions here: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=1-Minute_Test
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Post by dso371 » April 4th, 2020, 2:01 pm

Excellent, thank you - will do. Just got my new mic and hoping to do the 1 minute test tomorrow.

Cheers,
David

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Post by dso371 » April 5th, 2020, 8:52 am

I've just submitted my 1 minute test in Listeners and Editors Wanted. A lot of crackle in the background when I played it back through laptop speakers.

viewtopic.php?f=21&t=79023

Looking forward to feedback.

Thanks,
David

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Post by TriciaG » April 9th, 2020, 11:40 am

I'm going to move this to Book Suggestions for now, to keep the Launch Pad tidy. When you get your new mic and are ready to go with a new test, post in this thread. We'll move it back to the Launch Pad for you. :)

P. S. In the meantime, you can decide how many sections this project will have. I assume you don't want each Q&A to be its own section/file. :? So you'll be grouping Q&As together. We'll need at least a rough estimate as to how many sections you'll have, to set up the Magic Window. It's up to you how many files you want, but they must be under 72 minutes to fit on audio CDs. I'd suggest sections of anywhere from 10-40 minutes. If you read at an average pace of 150 wpm, that would be about 1500-6000 words per section.
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Post by dso371 » April 11th, 2020, 2:43 am

Hi there, I have just done a new test with a new mic and it sounds great, but am waiting for confirmation:

viewtopic.php?f=21&t=79023&start=15

The booklet I want to record is 56 pages long, with 8 or 9 sections roughly even. So I'm hoping a similar number of audio files would work OK.

I haven't done a test yet, but I'm guessing around 10 minutes per section...

Hope I'm on track now.

Thanks for the help,
David
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Post by TriciaG » April 11th, 2020, 5:53 am

That sounds like a plan.

Moved back to the Launch Pad for you. Looks like the only problem on your test is volume. :) I'll set up this project after breakfast, but please wait to record anything until your test is OK'd.

Oh, and you can upload the images of the title page and copyright/printing date page in a zip file to my uploader folder. Uploading instructions are at the bottom of the first post in this thread. :)
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Post by TriciaG » April 11th, 2020, 6:25 am

This is set up.

As you're the soloist, you're in charge of updating the Magic Window.

Detailed Instructions for accessing the Magic Window can be found in the document linked here:
Instructions for Soloists

Video showing how to use the Magic Window (read the above document first - it has the information on how to log in for the first time, which this does not have):
Magic Windows / Section Compiler: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOP4tcr1kl8

I've entered the first two chapters for you as an example. You can fill in the rest and/or change what I've put in. :)

When you upload a chapter, put the file duration (mm:ss) in the Notes field and the uploaded URL into the Listen URL field, and mark it from Assigned to Ready for PL.
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Post by dso371 » April 12th, 2020, 4:37 am

Many thanks indeed. I'll upload the copyright info and get familiar with the Magic Window etc. before I start recording.

I appreciate your patience. I'm a total newbie so I'll probably get stuck a few more times along the way.

Thanks again,
David :)

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Post by dso371 » April 14th, 2020, 4:11 am

Hello Tricia, I've uploaded the copyright page to your folder.

NB the *printing* date for the edition I'm using is 1948, but I'm assuming this has nothing to do with copyright, which is 1921.

Will record the first section soon. Still getting used to Magic Window and all the instructions (of which there are legion).

Thanks,
David

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