COMPLETE: Short Poetry Collection 161 - rap

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Rapunzelina
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Post by Rapunzelina » October 16th, 2016, 4:23 am

LibriVox Short Poetry Collection 161

This project is complete and all audio files can be found in the catalogue: https://librivox.org/short-poetry-collection-161-by-various/

This is an open collection of poems for the month of October 2016. When this month is over, another one will be started. Don't despair if the sections are all filled up! I will add more sections as needed. :)
  1. How to record a poem - Initial Guidelines:
    • All poems read must be in the public domain (that is, not copyrighted).
    • You do not have to "sign-up" to submit a poem; as long as it's clearly in the public domain, just start recording!
    • There is a limit of 3 poems per person per collection.
    • Poems can be as short as you like, but not longer than 74 minutes (so as to fit in an audio CD)
    • To see what's been recorded already, you can search the LibriVox Catalog - but remember that we welcome multiple versions! :)
  2. Find a public domain poem:
    The Poets' Corner is a great resource for public domain poetry. Other sources to try are Bartleby and Project Gutenberg.
    • You may use other websites if you like, but they need to state date of publication (or book edition) to verify public domain status.
    • Please read from the text you post! You may not read from another source, as the other source may not be public domain!
    • See this page for more info on copyrights. You can always ask me in this thread if you're not sure whether a poem is public domain.
  3. BEFORE recording:
    • If you are new to LibriVox, please check the Recording Notes thread first.
    • If this is your first time recording, you'll find this useful as well: The Newbie Guide to Recording.
    Set your recording software to:
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz (44100 Hz)
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
  4. DURING recording:
    • At the beginning of the recording, leave no more than one second of silence and read the abbreviated "LibriVox disclaimer":
    "[Poem title], by [author], read for LibriVox dot org by [your name]" or some variation on that, adding date, location, your personal URL, etc., if you wish.
    • Then read the poem.
    • At the end, say: "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain." and leave five seconds of silence.
    • No recordings can be accepted without the LibriVox disclaimer.
  5. AFTER recording:
    ID3 tags: Not needed for this project. (You may put "Recorded by [your name]" in the comments section if you wish)

    Save file as:
    spc161_[poem's title in short form - no leading articles]_[your initials]_128kb.mp3
    Put file name all in lowercase, and the title all in one word (no leading articles - the, a, an, without the square brackets, please, and NO SPACES):
    e.g. spc161_roadnottaken_apc_128kb.mp3

    When submitting, please post in the thread, following this template:
    [Title of Poem] by [Author] (BIRTH-DEATH)
    Text URL:
    Duration:
    MP3 URL:
  6. Upload your completed recording:
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:
    http://librivox.org/login/uploader
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    (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Rapunzelina
    When your upload is complete, you will receive a link. Please click "Post Reply" at the top left of this thread, and post the link there.
    Also post the following information:
    • The title and author of the poem.
    • A link to the poem's text online (Poets' Corner, Bartleby, Gutenberg, etc.) so it can be verified as public domain. Please READ FROM the text you post!
    • The length of your recording in minutes & seconds.
    • If this is your first recording for LibriVox, please give us your name as you'd like it to appear in the catalog (that is, either your real name or some pseudonym). Also let us know if you have a personal URL you'd like to list (e.g. a personal blog).
PL Type: Special - Standard PL, plus checking all tech specs including ID tags, file names, volume, background noise, and plosives for new readers. For everyone, follow along with text and check to make sure any deviations from text don't affect rhyme, meter, or meaning.

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Please post below or PM me. :)

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Post by Rapunzelina » October 16th, 2016, 4:30 am

October's collection is re-opened!
I haven't kept any of the recordings that were already submitted, so let's do it again :)

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Post by Gentilean » October 17th, 2016, 7:31 pm

Hello. My name is Anna, I haven't recorded anything yet because I am new here. But if you give me the chance and be patient with me, I'd love to try and read this for you. :) I hope you will consider me!

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Post by k5hsj » October 17th, 2016, 9:40 pm

Rapunzelina,

Here we go again:

Bright star, would I were as stedfast as thou art by John Keats (1795-1821)
Text: http://www.bartleby.com/126/59.html
Duration: 1:15
MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_brightstar_wt_128kb.mp3

Better luck this time!

Winston
Be kind. Be interesting. Be useful. Morality ain't hard.--Jack Butler, Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock

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Post by Rapunzelina » October 18th, 2016, 12:22 am

Gentilean wrote:Hello. My name is Anna, I haven't recorded anything yet because I am new here. But if you give me the chance and be patient with me, I'd love to try and read this for you. :) I hope you will consider me!
Hello Anna! Welcome to Librivox! The Poetry Collection is open for all and any readings from you are more than welcome! :D
You can choose your own poem, as long as it's in the public domain. That's why the most reliable text source is gutenberg.org. You can use other text sources, too, but make sure they state when and where it was published to verify the PD state (Public Domain). The first post should have all the information you need as a first time reader, but please ask if something is unclear!
Have fun here! :clap:


And thank you, Winston! Let's wish upon this bright star, that we're safe now!

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Post by Kitty » October 18th, 2016, 12:39 am

Hi, here are the dates on my three submissions. I will upload the files tonight, as I don't have them on this computer at the moment:

edit: uploaded the files before anybody else posted, so here they are...

> This was done as a duet with John (jburlinson):
Art versus Cupid by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919)
Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3228
Duration: 8:27 min.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_artversuscupid_jb_ss_128kb.mp3

> Cock o' the North by Arthur Waugh (1866-1943)
Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/39656
Duration: 0:36 min.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_cockothenorth_ss_128kb.mp3

> Once More Fields and Gardens by T'ao Yüan-Ming (365–427)
Wikipedia has a different spelling: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tao_Yuanming
translated by Amy Lowell (1874-1925) and Florence Ayscough (1875-1942)
Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48222
Duration: 2:05 min.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_oncemorefieldsandgardens_ss_128kb.mp3

Sonia

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Post by Rapunzelina » October 19th, 2016, 2:04 am

Thank you, Sonia! MW updated :thumbs:

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Post by k5hsj » October 19th, 2016, 12:40 pm

Rapunzelina,

Two elegiac poems for autumn:

Sonnet LXXIII by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Text: http://www.bartleby.com/70/50073.html
Duration: 1:13
MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_sonnetlxxiii_wt_128kb.mp3

The Meeting by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
Text: http://www.bartleby.com/356/235.html
Duration: 1:22
MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_meeting_wt_128kb.mp3

Winston
Be kind. Be interesting. Be useful. Morality ain't hard.--Jack Butler, Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock

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Post by Rapunzelina » October 22nd, 2016, 6:25 am

Thank you, Winston :thumbs:

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Post by GrayHouse » October 22nd, 2016, 6:33 am

Hi Rapunzelina,

Here are my poems for October:

Autumn: A Dirge by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Text URL: http://www.bartleby.com/360/5/117.html
Duration: 1:19
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_autumnadirge_ik_128kb.mp3

Autumn by Alice Cary (1820-1871)
Text URL: https://archive.org/stream/poeticalworksal02clemgoog#page/n226/mode/2up
Duration: 2:11
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_autumn_ik_128kb.mp3

Digging by Edward Thomas (1878-1917)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/22732 [There are 2 poems with this title!]
Duration: 1:04
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_digging_ik_128kb.mp3

Thanks,
-Ian

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Post by Algy Pug » October 23rd, 2016, 4:44 pm

Here's one:

Author: C J. Dennis (1876 – 1938)
Title: The Joy Ride
Text URL: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks05/0500911.txt
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_joyride_alp_128kb.mp3
Duration: 4:59

Please note that text for line read at 3:14 appears to be a misprint:
"Wot it they 'eard us shout?" should probably be "Wot if they 'eard us shout?"

Cheers
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Post by jdnyenhuis » October 25th, 2016, 9:08 am

Poet: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
Title: The Valley of Unrest
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/8893/pg8893-images.html
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_valleyofunrest_jdn_128kb.mp3
Duration: 2:06

Time to get into some lesser known Poe for Halloween :)
Jim Nyenhuis

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Post by Hatton43 » October 25th, 2016, 12:20 pm

Please find below my first three submissions:

Drinking by Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)
Text URL: http://www.bartleby.com/40/249.html
Duration: 1 min 10 s
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_drinking_h43_128kb.mp3

Heraclitus by William Cory (1823-1892)
Text URL: http://www.bartleby.com/101/759.html
Duration: 51 s
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_heraclitus_h43_128kb.mp3

Man’s Testament, extract from Ye Wearie Wayfarer by Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870)
Text URL: http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/gordon-adam-lindsay/ye-wearie-wayfarer-0008005
Duration: 39 s
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_manstestament_h43_128kb.mp3

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Post by Algy Pug » October 25th, 2016, 5:32 pm

The Joy Ride

I have found another typo:
0:20
'er far all chiner-white
I have changed it to:
'er face all chiner-white

Recording reuploaded
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_joyride_alp_128kb.mp3
Duration still 4:59

Cheers
Algy Pug

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Post by Algy Pug » October 25th, 2016, 5:54 pm

And another one:

Author: C J. Dennis (1876 – 1938)
Title: The Homeward Track
Text URL: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks05/0500911.txt
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc161_homewardtrack_alp_128kb.mp3
Duration: 2:17

Cheers
Algy Pug

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