[COMPLETE] Short Poetry Collection 118 - tg

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Post by TriciaG » March 29th, 2013, 6:54 am

Thanks! The poems themselves are fine. There are just some technical tweaks to make.

Volumes are a touch high; if you amplified, don't amplify as much. (They're about 3 dB high.)

Files are in stereo; needs to be mono. To fix it on THESE recordings (without re-recording), go to Tracks / Stereo to Mono.

ID title tag should be the name of the poem, not the file name. (This is especially important on collections like this, since I cannot import them from the Magic Window like on regular books.)

Those are the things that need fixing. The following is a suggestion:

You have some background white noise that should be easy to clean up. You could try a light noise cleaning. Here are a couple resources:
text instructions: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Noisecleaning_With_Pics
video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSg9o37HMw

My settings are as follows:
Noise reduction: 12
Sensitivity: 0
Frequency Smoothing: 150
Attack/decay: 0.03
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia

TriciaG
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Post by TriciaG » March 29th, 2013, 6:51 pm

I'm closing this one a couple days early. Please submit your next poems in collection 119: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=45532

jeana - I can fix up your two poems for you. :)
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia

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Post by jeanawei1234 » March 29th, 2013, 6:55 pm

TriciaG wrote:Thanks! The poems themselves are fine. There are just some technical tweaks to make.

Volumes are a touch high; if you amplified, don't amplify as much. (They're about 3 dB high.)

Files are in stereo; needs to be mono. To fix it on THESE recordings (without re-recording), go to Tracks / Stereo to Mono.

ID title tag should be the name of the poem, not the file name. (This is especially important on collections like this, since I cannot import them from the Magic Window like on regular books.)

Those are the things that need fixing. The following is a suggestion:

You have some background white noise that should be easy to clean up. You could try a light noise cleaning. Here are a couple resources:
text instructions: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Noisecleaning_With_Pics
video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSg9o37HMw

My settings are as follows:
Noise reduction: 12
Sensitivity: 0
Frequency Smoothing: 150
Attack/decay: 0.03
Hi there, thanks for the feedback, but how do I do the title tag and file name to be different? It just gives me the Track Title option (If I put the name of the file there, it changes the file's name to that as well)

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Post by jeanawei1234 » March 29th, 2013, 6:56 pm

TriciaG wrote:I'm closing this one a couple days early. Please submit your next poems in collection 119: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=45532

jeana - I can fix up your two poems for you. :)
Oh thank you so much!! But again, thanks and I'll definitely make sure to fix all those mistakes next time I record!!

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Post by TriciaG » March 29th, 2013, 6:58 pm

I see you are using GarageBand. I'm not sure how you do it in there; people have figured it out, though. :lol: Perhaps you could ask in the Need Help? section of the forums?
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia

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Post by jeanawei1234 » March 29th, 2013, 7:01 pm

Sounds great, I'll go do that, thanks again!

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Post by TriciaG » March 31st, 2013, 2:29 pm

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/short-poetry-collection-118/
Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia

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