(Complete) [Dramatic] Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie -mb

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Hobbit
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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 1:43 pm

Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937) .

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/peter-pan-dramatic-reading-by-j-m-barrie/
"All children, except one, grow up,” begins J. M. Barrie's most famous novel. Barrie then proceeds to tell the story of that one extraordinary exception, Peter Pan, who lives in the Neverland with pirates and fairies and is always having adventures. One night he appears in the nursery of the Darling children and the most marvelous adventure of all begins. Light-hearted though it seems in premise, Peter Pan is a sweet but melancholy tribute to the fleeting innocence of childhood that has endured as a beloved favorite of children and adults alike ever since its first publication. (Summary by Eden Rea-Hedrick)
Due to an arrangment between J. M. Barrie and a children's hospital, this book is sort of under copyright in the UK. See Ruth's post below.
  1. Is there a deadline?
    We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. 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.
    Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
  2. How to claim a part, and 'how it all works' here
    To find a role 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 role you'd like to read. Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
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  4. Where do I find the text? Source text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16 Please read from the text linked in the MW
  5. Please claim roles (the numbers in the first column below)! Please note: All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. When you submit your recording, you will be placing your recording in the public domain as well.

    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.


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    NOTE: Captain Hook and all the pirates (Starkey, Smee, Bill Jukes, Cecco, Noodler, and Cookson) sing a pirate song in chapters 5 and 15. Please listen to the demos here: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/xx/piratesongschapter5_demo.mp3 and here: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/xx/piratesongschapter15_demo.mp3 and use these tunes.
    Wendy and the Lost Boys also sing a song in chapter 6. Please use the tune demonstrated here: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/xx/chapter6song(lostboyspart)_demo.mp3 and here: http://upload.librivox.org/share/uploads/xx/chapter6song(wendyspart)_demo.mp3

    ADDITIONAL NOTE: For this book, if you are capable of using a British accent, I'd appreciate it. But if not, please don't let that stop you from claiming!

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    BC Admin Keywords that describe the book/play:
    childhood; mothers; magic; fairies; pirates
  6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

    Submit one file per chapter.
  7. Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
    [Role], read by [your name].

    If you are reading narration, please include for each file:
    At the beginning: Chapter[#] of Peter Pan, by James Matthew Barrie . This is a Librivox recording. All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit Librivox dot org.

    At the end: End of Chapter[#]. At the end of the book, add End of Peter Pan, by James Matthew Barrie .

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  8. AFTER recording:
    Save files as 128 kbps MP3 peterpan_role_#.mp3 (all lower-case), where # is the act number.
    ID3 V2 tags: Not needed for individual parts.

    Transfer of files (completed recordings)
    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file.
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    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: m8b1
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.
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Last edited by Hobbit on September 11th, 2014, 11:20 am, edited 7 times in total.
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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 1:46 pm

For this project, I will be reading narration and the role of Peter. Amanda (JoFriday21) will be playing Wendy, and ElleyKat will play Michael. All other roles are available. I'd like gender-specific casting for Captain Hook, Mr. Darling, and the pirates. All other parts may be played by either gender.

Matt (erfunden) will be PLing the narration and Peter's part. I will PL the other parts and the completed chapters. Larry (silverquill) is doing the editing.
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Post by RuthieG » July 15th, 2013, 3:05 pm

The precise situation is this:
Q. Does great Ormond Street Hospital have the copyright in Peter Pan in perpetuity?

A. No, the hospital has a right to royalty in perpetuity, but this is not a true copyright. This right only applies to the UK for stage productions, broadcasting and publication of the whole or any substantial part of the work or an adaptation of it.
However, we in all parts of the UK perceive it as copyright, and do not record Peter Pan.

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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 3:07 pm

RuthieG wrote:The precise situation is this:
Q. Does great Ormond Street Hospital have the copyright in Peter Pan in perpetuity?

A. No, the hospital has a right to royalty in perpetuity, but this is not a true copyright. This right only applies to the UK for stage productions, broadcasting and publication of the whole or any substantial part of the work or an adaptation of it.
However, we in all parts of the UK perceive it as copyright, and do not record Peter Pan.

Ruth
Thank you Ruth! I'd been confused about that for a while.
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Post by WoollyBee » July 15th, 2013, 3:07 pm

May I have Tiger Lily? Thank you! :)

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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 3:11 pm

WoollyBee wrote:May I have Tiger Lily? Thank you! :)
Yes you may Sarah! Glad to have you! :)
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Post by ShiNeko » July 15th, 2013, 3:13 pm

Is there any animal, for example a parrot? Or there were no animals speaking, I don't remember.
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Post by carolb » July 15th, 2013, 3:24 pm

Hold on a sec!

peterpan/copyright

US copyright

Although the novel Peter Pan (also known as Peter and Wendy) is in the public domain in the US, the play (and stage adaptations) is in copyright there until 2023. This is because the novel was published in 1911, but the play itself was only published in 1928, so its copyright was extended by the new term of first date of publication plus 95 years (set by the Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act of 1998 for works published between 1923 and 1977).

Sorry to be a kill-joy :cry: but this is one of the world's leading children's hospitals, and needs all the funding it can get.

GOSH

Carol

ETA: :oops: Oh, sorry I should have read your source link first! But it is such a worthy cause and I feel very protective of their income.

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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 3:32 pm

That's OK, Carol. I appreciate your feelings. :)
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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 3:34 pm

ShiNeko wrote:Is there any animal, for example a parrot? Or there were no animals speaking, I don't remember.
The only speaking animal in the book is Nana, a large dog who serves as the children's nurse. She has several lines in chapter 2.
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Post by ShiNeko » July 15th, 2013, 3:44 pm

Hobbit wrote:
ShiNeko wrote:Is there any animal, for example a parrot? Or there were no animals speaking, I don't remember.
The only speaking animal in the book is Nana, a large dog who serves as the children's nurse. She has several lines in chapter 2.
Then let me read for Nana, please.
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Post by Peppersnoodles93 » July 15th, 2013, 4:54 pm

Is there anything "cute" that I could read? I have a smallish voice, so I am probably more suited for something small. :D I wonder how many lines TinkerBell has?
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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 5:37 pm

ShiNeko wrote:
Hobbit wrote:
ShiNeko wrote:Is there any animal, for example a parrot? Or there were no animals speaking, I don't remember.
The only speaking animal in the book is Nana, a large dog who serves as the children's nurse. She has several lines in chapter 2.
Then let me read for Nana, please.
Absolutely! Thanks for claiming! :)
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Post by Hobbit » July 15th, 2013, 5:41 pm

Peppersnoodles93 wrote:Is there anything "cute" that I could read? I have a smallish voice, so I am probably more suited for something small. :D I wonder how many lines TinkerBell has?
Tinker Bell appears in 7 chapters and has about 2 to 8 lines in each. She's more sassy than cute, though. If you want a really cute character I reccomend Jane, Wendy's daughter. She only appears in the last chapter, but has quite a few lines in it. Take your pick. :)
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Post by Peppersnoodles93 » July 15th, 2013, 5:48 pm

Jane sounds adorable to me, put me in for her. :D
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