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LeonMire
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Post by LeonMire » February 8th, 2008, 1:18 am

Hymns of the Christian Church.

A collection of classic Christian hymns spanning the centuries.

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/hymns-of-the-christian-church-by-various/
  1. How to claim a part, and 'how it all works' here
    To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are “up for grabs.” Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you’d like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
  2. New to recording?
    Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
  3. Is there a deadline?
    Target completion date of this project: April 30, 2008 – but try to send your recordings as soon as you can. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it’ll go back to the pool. There’s no shame in this; we’re all volunteers and things happen.
  4. Where do I find the text?
    Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.bartleby.com/45/2/
  5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)!
    If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.




    (BC admin)
  6. BEFORE recording:
    Please check the Recording Notes:
    http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
  7. DURING recording:
    Make sure you add this to the beginning and end of your recording:

    At the beginning of the first section, say:
    • "Section 1 of Hymns of the Christian Church. 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]"
    • Then say:
      "Hymns of the Christian Church. Edited by Charles W. Eliot. Part 1: Hymns Based on Psalms. Psalm 19 by Joseph Addison."
    At the beginning of all other sections (sections 2-39), use the abbreviated LibriVox disclaimer:
    • "Section ## of Hymns of the Christian Church, read for LibriVox.org"
    • If you wish, add:
      "by [your name]"
    • Then say:
      "[Hymn title] by [author]." (e.g. "The Day of Resurrection by St. John of Damascus. Translated by J. M. Neale.")
    End of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      End of section ##. This recording is in the public domain."
    • 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 Hymns of the Christian Church. Edited by Charles W. Eliot."
    Please leave 5 seconds silence at the end of your recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes!

    Also, please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  8. AFTER recording:
    Need noise-cleaning?
    Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity (Mac/Win) has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.

    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    hymns_##_eliot.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is your section number. (e.g. hymns_01_eliot.mp3)

    ID3 V2 tags
    (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://librivox.org/wiki/moin.cgi/WhatIsID3)
    Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!

    Title: ## - [Hymn title] (e.g. "01 - Psalm XIX")
    Artist: [Hymn author] (e.g. "Joseph Addison" for section 01).
    Album: Hymns of the Christian Church

    Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
  9. 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 (when your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread):
      http://upload.librivox.org
      Image
      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
      You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lm - LeonMire
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.
Any questions?
Please post below or PM me. :)
Last edited by LeonMire on May 31st, 2008, 1:21 am, edited 6 times in total.
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Post by Starlite » February 8th, 2008, 4:21 am

Great idea Leon! Do you want these sung? I have been thinking for a long time of doing a collection of hymns.

Cyberhymnal has lots of PD hymns. I would prefer to hear them sung myself as I can not sing at all but love all the old songs.

Esther :D
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people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress,
therefore, depends on unreasonable people." George Bernard Shaw

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Post by LeonMire » February 8th, 2008, 4:32 am

No, they don't have to be sung.. I sure didn't sing mine! But anyone's welcome to sing if they're better at it than me. :)
I remember how, in college, I got that part-time job as a circus clown, and how the children would laugh and laugh at me. I vowed, then and there, that I would get revenge.
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Post by musicmaiden » February 8th, 2008, 7:46 am

Great project! :D Let me claim Abide With Me, if that's all right - I love that song! I might do more later, I'll see how it goes. :)

Thanks! Megan

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Post by LeonMire » February 8th, 2008, 8:07 am

musicmaiden wrote:Great project! :D Let me claim Abide With Me, if that's all right - I love that song! I might do more later, I'll see how it goes. :)

Thanks! Megan
It's all yours.. thanks! :)
I remember how, in college, I got that part-time job as a circus clown, and how the children would laugh and laugh at me. I vowed, then and there, that I would get revenge.
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Post by wsapp4 » February 8th, 2008, 11:24 am

If nobody has claimed it yet, I'd like to try Stabat Mater. Thanks!

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Post by LeonMire » February 8th, 2008, 2:19 pm

wsapp4 wrote:If nobody has claimed it yet, I'd like to try Stabat Mater. Thanks!
Hello wsapp4.. welcome to LibriVox! This is a great project to volunteer for first.. it's real short, so you'll be able to learn how everything works more easily. But if you have any questions, let me know.

I've signed you up for Stabat Mater. When you turn it in, please tell me how you would like your name to appear in the catalog (that is, either your real name or some pseudonym), and let me know if you've got a personal URL you'd like it to be linked to.

Good luck, and happy recording!
I remember how, in college, I got that part-time job as a circus clown, and how the children would laugh and laugh at me. I vowed, then and there, that I would get revenge.
-[url=http://www.deepthoughtsbyjackhandey.com/][u]Jack Handey[/u][/url]

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Post by ceastman » February 8th, 2008, 3:10 pm

I'd like The Day of Resurrection. Kick-awesome hymn. *And* it's got a descant. :D

(Yes, I'll be singing... how did you guess?)

-Catharine

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Post by LeonMire » February 8th, 2008, 8:03 pm

ceastman wrote:I'd like The Day of Resurrection. Kick-awesome hymn. *And* it's got a descant. :D

(Yes, I'll be singing... how did you guess?)

-Catharine
It's all yours, Catharine.. looking forward to hearing you sing. :)
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Post by ceastman » February 10th, 2008, 12:39 pm

Soon's I can get my mic pickup set so that I don't get clipped, and find a time when Tazz Cat is asleep so he doesn't meow all over the place (he likes it when I sing), 'twill appear.

(Descant looks like it's not PD. Oh well.)

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Post by ezwa » February 10th, 2008, 2:31 pm

Leon,

May I have section 35 (Nearer, My God, to Thee)?
Ezwa

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Post by LeonMire » February 10th, 2008, 2:41 pm

ezwa wrote:Leon,

May I have section 35 (Nearer, My God, to Thee)?
Yes, you may.. thanks ezwa!
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Post by GotzTaLoveIt » February 13th, 2008, 3:39 pm

I'd like to do "A Sun-Day Hymn" by Oliver Wendell Holmes.

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Post by LeonMire » February 13th, 2008, 3:46 pm

GotzTaLoveIt wrote:I'd like to do "A Sun-Day Hymn" by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
It's all yours.. thanks! Let me know if you have any questions about any part of the LibriVox process. This is a short piece so it's a good one to start with.

Also, when you turn it in, make sure to tell me how you'd like your name to appear in the catalog (that is, your real name or some pseudonym?), and whether you have a personal website you'd like to link to.

Good luck!
I remember how, in college, I got that part-time job as a circus clown, and how the children would laugh and laugh at me. I vowed, then and there, that I would get revenge.
-[url=http://www.deepthoughtsbyjackhandey.com/][u]Jack Handey[/u][/url]

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Post by gypsygirl » February 13th, 2008, 4:06 pm

I'd like Psalm 90, please.
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