[COMPLETE] The Winning of Popular Government by MacMechan-tg

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Post by TriciaG » August 19th, 2014, 3:03 pm

Chronicles of Canada Volume 26 - The Winning of Popular Government: A Chronicle of the Union of 1841 by Archibald MacMechan (1862 - 1933).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-winning-of-popular-government-by-archibald-macmechan/
Summary TBD. But it's a short book of an episode in Canadian history.
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Post by TriciaG » August 20th, 2014, 4:29 pm

Moved to Readers Wanted - ready for claims!
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Post by Rainbow » August 20th, 2014, 6:13 pm

I'll bite - putting in a claim for section 1. :)

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Post by TriciaG » August 21st, 2014, 6:40 am

Thanks, Robin! You're in. :)
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Post by HariRK » August 23rd, 2014, 3:18 am

Can I claim the epilogue please?

My one minute tests
https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test2_harirk.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_harirk.mp3

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Post by TriciaG » August 23rd, 2014, 6:25 am

I can put you in for the epilogue, but I can't check your test recordings. My laptop is broken, so I don't have the regular checking tools right now. I see from your test thread that the volumes are too low. Could you adjust and post a new test in that thread to get a final OK before recording this? The test is where all the wrinkles get ironed out before recording "for real". :D
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Post by HariRK » August 23rd, 2014, 12:14 pm

Hi

It might be better then to link you to these, where I recorded two pieces for another project:

http://uploads.librivox.org/icequeen/storyoftheromans_075_guerber_128kb.mp3

http://uploads.librivox.org/icequeen/storyoftheromans_028_guerber_128kb.mp3

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Post by HariRK » August 23rd, 2014, 1:27 pm

In the sense they were PL approved/okayed for use :)

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Post by TriciaG » August 23rd, 2014, 2:30 pm

I can't check any files. :) At least, not until Monday night or Tuesday, hopefully. I'm crossing my fingers that my computer will be fixed then. Best to post them in the test thread, so someone correctly equipped can OK them. 8-)
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Post by HariRK » August 28th, 2014, 9:31 am

Hi, quick question about a couple of words in the Epilogue:

1) How do you pronounce the author's surname?

MacMechan = Muck-meck-uhn?
or similar to modern day McMahon, e.g. Vince McMahon?

2) Also, a line "and a true poet has precised Canada's relation" - how do you pronounce the word precised? Similar to the word precise just with a d on the end?

3) "their hearts were in the sheiling" - is that just pronounced ceiling?

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Post by TriciaG » August 28th, 2014, 10:43 am

Good questions!

1. In my mind, it's pronounced "Mc MEE-kin". What do you think?
2. Yes, I think "precise" with a D on the end. That should work.
3. SHEE-ling. I looked it up. It's
1. a pasture or grazing ground.
2. a shepherd's or herdsman's hut or rough shelter on or near a grazing ground.
8-)
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Post by shepp » August 29th, 2014, 3:01 pm

Hi

Can I claim sections 5 & 6.

Doug

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Post by TriciaG » August 29th, 2014, 5:08 pm

Thank you, Doug. You're in!
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Post by Steve » September 14th, 2014, 6:47 am

Hi Tricia

Could I claim Section 4 - Reform in the Saddle, please?

Cheers

Steve

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Post by TriciaG » September 15th, 2014, 6:42 am

You're in for section 4. Thanks, Steve!
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