[COMPL]Abraham Lincoln Vol 3, J Hay and JG Nicolay-icequeen

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Post by icequeen » March 17th, 2016, 9:34 pm

Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 3) by John Hay (1835-1905) and John George Nicolay (1832 - 1901).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/abraham-lincoln-a-history-volume-3-by-john-hay/

Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 3 chronicles Lincoln's life from his election in 1860 through April, 1861. ( Summary adapted from wikipedia by Ann Boulais)
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    BC Admin ===========================================
    This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography/Memoirs
    Keywords that describe the book: history, America, United States, Abraham Lincoln, president
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  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
  7. DURING recording:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
    START of recording (Intro)
    • "Chapter [number] of Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 3). This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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      "Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 3), by John Hay and John George Nicolay. [Chapter]"

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    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
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    128 kbps MP3
    abrahamlincolnahistory3_##_hay_nicolay_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. abrahamlincolnahistory3_01_hay_nicolay_128kb.mp3)
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    Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
    No tags required for this project.

    Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
    Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
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Post by icequeen » March 19th, 2016, 2:06 pm

Moving on to Readers Wanted!
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Post by grannaknits » March 21st, 2016, 11:17 am

Hooray! So glad to see Vol. 3 up and running! May I read section 21, please? Thanks!

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Post by icequeen » March 21st, 2016, 4:39 pm

grannaknits wrote:Hooray! So glad to see Vol. 3 up and running! May I read section 21, please? Thanks!

Grannaknits (Denise Nordell)

Section 21 is yours! Thanks Denise!
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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » March 22nd, 2016, 8:08 pm

I'll start with Section 1 if I may.

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Post by icequeen » March 22nd, 2016, 9:16 pm

Delmar H Dolbier wrote:I'll start with Section 1 if I may.
Section 1 is yours, thanks Delmar!
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Post by Delmar H Dolbier » March 23rd, 2016, 7:21 pm


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Post by icequeen » March 23rd, 2016, 8:10 pm


That was fast! Thanks Delmar!
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Post by grannaknits » March 24th, 2016, 7:47 pm

Section 21 (38:15) has been uploaded:


https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/abrahamlincolnahistory3_21_hay_nicolay_128kb.mp3


Thanks!

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Post by icequeen » March 24th, 2016, 9:41 pm

grannaknits wrote:Section 21 (38:15) has been uploaded:


https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/abrahamlincolnahistory3_21_hay_nicolay_128kb.mp3


Thanks!

Grannaknits (Denise Nordell)

Thanks Denise!
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Post by icequeen » March 26th, 2016, 5:59 pm

Chapter 1 is PL OK!
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Post by calwill12 » March 27th, 2016, 5:11 pm

I'd love to take section 18 "Questions and Answers" if that's okay with you. :D

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Post by icequeen » March 27th, 2016, 8:32 pm

calwill12 wrote:I'd love to take section 18 "Questions and Answers" if that's okay with you. :D

Hello,

Welcome to LibriVox! I have you down for section 18, thank you! But, before you record your section, please make sure you do your one minute test. This is not an audition, just our way to make sure that your technical setting are where we need them to be. This will make your life much easier if we can fix something easier to begin with rather than after you have recorded a whole section. What name would you like credited on your catalog page?
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Post by calwill12 » March 27th, 2016, 9:34 pm

Hello Ann,

Thanks! I'll do that. Calaeryn Llewellyn Williams.

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Post by icequeen » March 28th, 2016, 4:58 pm

calwill12 wrote:Hello Ann,

Thanks! I'll do that. Calaeryn Llewellyn Williams.

Perfect, thank you! I have your name on your catalog page. If you want to check it out, here is the link. https://librivox.org/reader/10751
Ann

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