[Folktales] Jātaka Tales by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas -jo

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Post by iBeScotty » June 18th, 2021, 11:15 am

JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis (1837 - 1924) and E. J. Thomas (1869 - 1958)

Volunteers outside the USA: E. J. Thomas died in 1958. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Jātaka tales are ancient Indian folktales that form a part of Buddhist teaching, telling stories of the Buddha’s past lives. Akin to Aesop’s fables, some strikingly similar, they urge the listener to moral behavior and often, more than that, point a way to real insight. (Summary by Scotty Smith)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/jatakatales00fran/page/n5/mode/2up

Target completion date: 0-12-00

Prooflistening level: Standard
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Genres for the project: Fairy Tale, Buddhist Parable

Keywords that describe the book: fables, folktales, buddhism

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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs

Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

For the first section, say:
"Section (or Chapter) # of JĀTAKA TALES. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas. Section Title."
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:
"Section (or Chapter) # of JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of JĀTAKA TALES, by H. T. Francis and E. J. Thomas."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: jatakatales_##_francis_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. jatakatales_01_francis_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader

MC to select: 16810

Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.
Last edited by iBeScotty on June 19th, 2021, 8:26 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by iBeScotty » June 18th, 2021, 11:21 am

This is a pretty long book, maybe around 16 hours finished. Since many of the stories are short, I am thinking to put up to 4 in a section, but still attempt to keep sections averaging around 20 minutes to make it easier to find individual stories. That is how I came up with 47 total sections.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 18th, 2021, 12:09 pm

That's fine Scotty. You can always adjust the number of sections as you go along. I'll MC for you. MW will be up shortly.
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Post by iBeScotty » June 18th, 2021, 12:53 pm

Thank you so much! I’ll upload the first section or 3 in a bit for any potential PLer to see if they can stay awake listening to my reading

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 18th, 2021, 12:59 pm

Ha! You might want to reconsider how you advertise... :lol:
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Post by iBeScotty » June 18th, 2021, 3:21 pm

Haha yes, I’d be awful at sales. That’s okay; as long is this will likely be for me to record and edit, I should be around awhile. Can wait 8-)

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Post by Dulcamara » June 19th, 2021, 7:44 am

Hello, iBeScotty,

If you are still looking for a DPL I'm available. I find the topic interesting. :D

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Post by iBeScotty » June 19th, 2021, 8:23 am

Yes yes, of course! That would be awesome! Thank you so much!
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Post by Dulcamara » June 19th, 2021, 9:10 am

Thank you! :D

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Post by Dulcamara » June 19th, 2021, 3:15 pm

Section 1 is PL OK. I'm loving it!
:clap:

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Post by iBeScotty » June 19th, 2021, 4:17 pm

So glad to hear it. 🙏🏼 :D

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Post by Dulcamara » June 20th, 2021, 12:03 am

Section 2 is PL OK. :D

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Post by iBeScotty » June 20th, 2021, 12:30 pm

Thank you, Jasna.
I uploaded section 4 just now

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Post by Dulcamara » June 20th, 2021, 2:23 pm

Section 3 is PL OK.

Wonderful voices! :clap:

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Post by Dulcamara » June 21st, 2021, 1:07 am

Hello, Scotty.

Just one PL note on Section 4.

~ 05:34 I think I can hear something like"net" after the word "safety":
"There's no safety net..."

(Something to mention just in passing: while the first three sections use the long intro, section 4 uses the short version. I know there is no problem with that, according to what is stated in the template. I only mention it in case you had meant for all of the sections to have the long intro.)

This is an enjoyable book! :D :clap:

Regards,

Jasna

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