CLOSED [POETRY] LibriVox short poetry collection 072 - jc

Solo or group recordings that are finished and fully available for listeners
Post Reply
Jc
Posts: 3541
Joined: May 22nd, 2007, 10:25 pm
Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada

Post by Jc » September 30th, 2008, 3:40 pm

LibriVox Short Poetry Collection 072

this project has been catalogued (finally!) and is available here:
http://librivox.org/short-poetry-collection-072/

Click here to be notified by email when this book is complete!

This is an open collection of poems for the month of October 2008. When this month is over, another one will be started.
  1. How to record a poem - Initial Guidelines:
    • All poems read must be in the public domain (that is, not copyrighted).
    • You do not have to "sign-up" to submit a poem; as long as it's clearly in the public domain, just start recording!
    • There is a limit of 2 poems per person per collection.
    • Poems can be as short as you like, but not longer than 30 minutes (approximately 5000 words).
    • To see what's been recorded already, you can search the LibriVox Catalog - but remember that we welcome multiple versions! :)
  2. Find a public domain poem:
    The Poets' Corner is a great resource for public domain poetry. Other sources to try are Bartleby and Project Gutenberg.
    • You may use other websites if you like, but we will have to check them to make sure they are not copyrighted.
    • See this page for more info on copyrights. You can always ask me in this thread if you're not sure whether a poem is public domain.
  3. BEFORE recording:
    • If you are new to LibriVox, please check the Recording Notes thread first.
    • If this is your first time recording, you'll find this useful as well: The Newbie Guide to Recording.
    Set your recording software to:
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz (44100 Hz)
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
  4. DURING recording:
    • At the beginning of the recording, read the abbreviated "LibriVox disclaimer":
    "[Poem title], by [author], read for LibriVox.org by [your name]" or some variation on that, adding date, location, your personal URL, etc., if you wish.
    • Then read the poem.
    • At the end, say: "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain." and leave a few seconds of silence.
    • No recordings can be accepted without the LibriVox disclaimer.
  5. AFTER recording:
    Add these ID3 tags:
    (If you're not sure how to add ID3 tags, please visit this page: http://librivox.org/wiki/moin.cgi/HowToAddOrEditID3Tags)

    Title: Poem Title (e.g. The Road Not Taken)
    Artist: Author Name (e.g. Robert Frost)
    Album: LibriVox Short Poetry 072
    (You can put "Recorded by [your name]" in the comments section if you wish)

    Save file as:
    [poem's title]_[author's last name]_[your initials].mp3
    Put file name all in lowercase, and the title all in one word (no leading articles - the, a, an, and NO SPACES):
    (e.g. roadnottaken_frost_apc.mp3)
  6. Upload your completed recording:
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:
    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: JC
    When your upload is complete, you will receive a link. Please click "Post Reply" at the top left of this thread, and post the link there.
    Also post the following information:
    • The title and author of the poem.
    • A link to the poem's text online (Poets' Corner, Bartleby, Gutenberg, etc.) so it can be verified as public domain.
    • The length of your recording in minutes.
    • If this is your first recording for LibriVox, please give us your name as you'd like it to appear in the catalog (that is, either your real name or some pseudonym). Also let us know if you have a personal URL you'd like to list (e.g. a personal blog).

PUBLIC NOTICE: Because of difficulties inherent to the characteristics of coordinating open collections, all info submitted will be posted in the NOTES section of the Magic Window. I'm testing this new method, and hopefully it'll make the cataloging step easier.

Poems submitted to this collection so far:

(Admin link)

Any questions?
Please post below or PM me. :)
Last edited by Jc on November 21st, 2008, 11:18 am, edited 4 times in total.
Put yourself in the Readers' Accents Table. See this post.
(Busy real life & traveling, sorry if not here often.)

annise
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 31609
Joined: April 3rd, 2008, 3:55 am
Location: Melbourne,Australia

Post by annise » September 30th, 2008, 4:08 pm

quote "This is an open collection of poems for the month of September 2008. When this month is over, another one will be started"

Isn't it October :D ?
Anne

Jc
Posts: 3541
Joined: May 22nd, 2007, 10:25 pm
Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada

Post by Jc » September 30th, 2008, 6:01 pm

I would've sworn I changed it...
Put yourself in the Readers' Accents Table. See this post.
(Busy real life & traveling, sorry if not here often.)

sirjoh
Posts: 309
Joined: October 16th, 2007, 8:24 am
Location: Albano (Roma) - Italy
Contact:

Post by sirjoh » October 2nd, 2008, 12:04 am

Good morning JC,

I've uploaded the following poem (this time in the correct collection:)

http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/jc/toayoungladywhosent_keats_sb.mp3

Author: John Keats
Title: To a Young Lady who sent me a Laurel Crown
Text source: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/To_a_Young_Lady_who_sent_me_a_Laurel_Crown
Length of recording: 00:01:29

Cheers

Sergio

Jc
Posts: 3541
Joined: May 22nd, 2007, 10:25 pm
Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada

Post by Jc » October 2nd, 2008, 7:32 am

Thanks a lot!!

PUBLIC NOTICE: Because of difficulties inherent to the characteristics of coordinating open collections, all info submitted will be posted in the NOTES section of the Magic Window. I'm testing this new method, and hopefully it'll make the cataloging step easier.
Put yourself in the Readers' Accents Table. See this post.
(Busy real life & traveling, sorry if not here often.)

dgf
Posts: 81
Joined: March 6th, 2008, 8:47 pm
Location: New Jersey

Post by dgf » October 2nd, 2008, 1:46 pm


fink
Posts: 332
Joined: August 7th, 2008, 8:50 am

Post by fink » October 4th, 2008, 5:56 am

Hi there here is my contribution :)

Sic A Wife As Willie Had - Robert Burns
http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/jc/sicawifeaswilliehad_burns_jf.mp3
Duration 1:29 mins.

Text:
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1279/1279-h/1279-h.htm#2H_4_0374

See ya - Joseph

Rick Rodstrom
Posts: 99
Joined: August 9th, 2008, 10:54 am

Post by Rick Rodstrom » October 6th, 2008, 10:46 pm

sorry I didn't save the URL. The file was stanzaswrittenindejectionnearNaples_shelley_rr

You can find the poem at
http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/shell01.html

3:01 mins

Jc
Posts: 3541
Joined: May 22nd, 2007, 10:25 pm
Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada

Post by Jc » October 7th, 2008, 6:31 am

thanks! all in the window
Put yourself in the Readers' Accents Table. See this post.
(Busy real life & traveling, sorry if not here often.)

Julila
Posts: 769
Joined: March 18th, 2008, 5:41 pm
Location: Ghent - Belgium

Post by Julila » October 7th, 2008, 6:49 am

Hi Jc!
I recorded Air and Angels by John Donne (text; audio; 1,72MB; 1:52)
Constructive criticism is greatly appreciated!

Mr. Wooster, how would you support a wife? Well, I suppose it depends on whose wife it was, a little gentle pressure beneath the elbow while crossing a busy street usually fits the bill. (P.G. Wodehouse)

woggy298
Posts: 33
Joined: September 17th, 2008, 6:47 am
Location: USA--FL

Post by woggy298 » October 8th, 2008, 12:03 pm

Here's one for the collection -- The Children's Hour by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/jc/childrenshour_longfellow_jcd.mp3

Found at: http://www.bartleby.com/42/788.html

Duration: 00:01:50

Recorded by woggy298

lomond
Posts: 1349
Joined: July 7th, 2008, 6:22 pm
Location: Portland, Oregon, area

Post by lomond » October 8th, 2008, 3:56 pm

Greetings -

Just wondering if you need anyone to PL these poems?

Lomond

Ernst Pattynama
Posts: 522
Joined: May 27th, 2008, 4:04 am
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Post by Ernst Pattynama » October 9th, 2008, 6:42 am

We are never so ridiculous for the qualities we have as for those we pretend to.

Jc
Posts: 3541
Joined: May 22nd, 2007, 10:25 pm
Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada

Post by Jc » October 9th, 2008, 2:29 pm

lomond wrote:Greetings -

Just wondering if you need anyone to PL these poems?

Lomond
Hello Lomond! I usually PL the poems myself, but if you want to do it, then you're most welcome to do so, as I'm quite busy lately. You will have to be extra-careful, though, because this is usually the place new readers submit their first recordings, and the technical aspects might not be perfect. (DC offset, stereo track, 5 seconds at the end, track too soft, filenames, sample rate, etc)

Thank you very much for your offer :)
Shall I enter you as DPL?
Put yourself in the Readers' Accents Table. See this post.
(Busy real life & traveling, sorry if not here often.)

Raerity
Posts: 57
Joined: July 16th, 2008, 10:19 am
Location: Hong Kong
Contact:

Post by Raerity » October 10th, 2008, 10:31 pm

Hey there,

I've been trying to upload a recording for 2 days now, it keeps telling me the connection was interrupted. It could be my server being slow.

Just wanted to check that the file has not been uploaded already, and annoyingly more than once?

file name would be: nightsnothingsagain_sandburg_rl

Nights Nothings Again by Carl Sandburg.

Let me know before i keep trying. Thank you!

Rae

Post Reply