COMPLETE The Empire of Russia by John S.C. Abbott - ck

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Post by Jules8 » February 28th, 2013, 11:01 am

:DHi Britannia:
I have just completed the corrections to Chapter 7.
I have lowered the volume and corrected repudiation, however I could not figure what was wrong with the one you have listed as 30:57. I had someone listen with me and they couldn't find any thing wrong in that sentence.
Any way here is the URL and Time:
File already exists: the original file has been renamed.
Upload successful. URL: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ck/empireofrussia_07_abbott.mp3
39:09

As to the other question I have checked the chronologies of both the Mongols and reigning Russian Dynasty starting from Rurik and have found no King by the name of Georges of Moscow. There are other misnomers, however it would take to long to enumerate them. This is no doubt a Historical novel, but it is still good reading. I happened to come from a Ukrainian background and have had a lot of interest in the reading of other more up to date books.
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Post by Carolin » February 28th, 2013, 3:05 pm

thanks a lot, jules! :D

knowing next to nothing about russian history, i wont comment on the historical accuracy of mr abbott's research ;)
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Post by Jules8 » March 3rd, 2013, 9:24 am

:D Hi Carolin:
Have completed Chapter 8 and the URL and Time is:
Upload successful. URL: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ck/empireofrussia_08_abbot.mp3
42:04
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Post by Britannia » March 3rd, 2013, 12:04 pm

Hey Jules,

I think I might just be off my rocker, as indeed there's nothing wrong @30:57. It is probably a PL note for another recording which I forgot to erase. My apologies for that !
Section 7 is now OK. :thumbs:

I'll tell you tomorrow if you have improved with section 8, but I'm sure you have. :wink:

This is too bad for the misnomers, I guess I will have to check on the internet for more up to date material. But for now Abbott's work will do perfectly.
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Post by Carolin » March 4th, 2013, 12:05 am

thank you guys!
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Post by Britannia » March 4th, 2013, 12:09 am

Hi again :D

I have just listened to chapter 8 !

Volume seems to be your main problem, Jules. You need to reduce it by 5dBs again, as we aim for 89~90dBs as a standard volume at LibriVox.

There is also a small stumble @4:58 : "to expose my country to ruin".

Additionally, there are two pop noises you can easily edit out @33:33:05 and @37:52:05.

Finally, Abbott takes two Ts, so you will need to change the name and ID3 tags of your recording to match this.


Apart from that, reading is great :thumbs:
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Post by Jules8 » March 4th, 2013, 1:09 pm

:D Hi Britannia and Carolin?
I have just corrected Chapter 8 and theURL and time is:
Upload successful. URL: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ck/empireofrussia_08_abbott .mp3
42:04
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Please note that the upload does not say it was renamed. Let me know if it arrived corrected.
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Post by Carolin » March 4th, 2013, 2:06 pm

thank you jules!

the file was not renamed because your edited file had a stray space in the file name. i will edit this right away :)

edit: here it is: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ck/empireofrussia_08_abbott.mp3
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Post by Britannia » March 6th, 2013, 4:27 am

Hi Jules,

Thanks for making the edits :) ! Yet the volume of your file is still too loud; mp3gain indicates 94.2 dBs. Would you mind reducing it by 4 or 5dBs please ?
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Post by Jules8 » March 7th, 2013, 2:02 pm

:oops: Hi Carolin;
Have redone Chapter 8 and have I hope corrected the volume as requested by Britannia.
The URL and time are the same.
Upload successful. URL: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ck/empireofrussia_08_abbott.mp3

Let me know if the volume is now OK.
Jules
PS: It seems to sound OK on my computer.
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Post by Carolin » March 8th, 2013, 12:01 am

thank you very much, jules :thumbs:
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Post by Jules8 » March 9th, 2013, 12:03 pm

:D Hi Britannia and Carolin:
Have completed Chapter 9 and the URL and time is
Upload successful. URL: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/ck/empireofrussia_09_abbott.mp3
41:08
I also noticed that after trying to lower the volume on Chapter 8, the chapter has still not been approved.
I have sent it twice the second time it did not mention the Upload was renamed. Did I miss something again.
Chapter 9 I have also lowered the volume. I hope it is acceptable.
Jules :oops:

Listening on my earphones I find that the volume seems OK to me.
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Post by Carolin » March 9th, 2013, 2:58 pm

thanks a lot, jules!
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Post by Britannia » March 10th, 2013, 12:39 am

Chapter 8 has still the same volume as ever... I don't understand how this can be :?


I'm downloading chapter 9 and will PL it as soon as I possible.
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Post by Carolin » March 10th, 2013, 1:48 am

hey jules, how did you decrease the volume?
if you select the entire track and click on effects > amplify, just "amplify" by -4. a negative value instead of a positive one will make the recording quieter instead of louder :)

please let me know if you need another explanation (im not very good at explaining stuff), or if you would like me to do it for you, thats no problem :)
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