COMPLETE: The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne - AF/ct

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Caeristhiona
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Post by Caeristhiona » February 26th, 2007, 9:21 pm

This project is complete! All files can now be found in our catalog: http://librivox.org/the-scarlet-letter-by-nathaniel-hawthorne/

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
  1. How to claim a part, and 'how it all works' here
    To find a section 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 section you’d like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
  2. New to recording?
    Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
  3. Is there a deadline?
    Target completion date of this project: August 31, 2007 – but try to send your recordings as soon as you can. 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.
  4. Where do I find the text?
    Gutenberg e-text: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/33
  5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)!


    (BC admin link)
  6. BEFORE recording:
    Please check the Recording Notes:
    http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
  7. DURING recording:
    Make sure you add this to the beginning and end of your recording:
    Start of recording (Intro)
    • "[Chapter] of The Scarlet Letter. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name]"
    • Say:
      "The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne. [Chapter]"
    End of recording
    • At the end of the section, say:
      End of [Chapter]"
      If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne."
    Please leave 5 seconds silence at the end of your recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes!

    Also, please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  8. AFTER recording:
    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    scarletletter_##_hawthorne.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is your section number. (scarletletter_01_hawthorne.mp3)

    ID3 V2 tags
    (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://librivox.org/wiki/moin.cgi/WhatIsID3)
    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!

    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Artist: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Album: The Scarlet Letter

    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.
    • If you have your own server space, post the link here. Please leave the file in this location until the project is catalogued.
    • If you don't have your own server space, feel free to use Gesine's uploader at http://librivox.gesine.org
      password: upl0ad1t
    I'll need the following information from you when you submit a recording:
    • your name/pseudonym as you want to appear in the LibriVox catalog, and your website URL if you like. These are only necessary if this is your first LibriVox recording.
    • the file size of your .mp3 file.
Any questions?
Please post below or PM me. :)
Last edited by Caeristhiona on October 9th, 2007, 11:29 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Gesine
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Post by Gesine » February 27th, 2007, 4:35 am

Good heavens, Caet, what a flurry of BC projects! I can't do any collab recordings over 7 mins, but maybe soon I'll be back for more.

Hey and... shouldn't you be reading your solo project?? ;)
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein

Daryl_S
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Post by Daryl_S » February 27th, 2007, 5:34 am

I'd like to do sections 01 and 02 please.

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Post by Caeristhiona » February 28th, 2007, 10:11 am

Gesine wrote:Good heavens, Caet, what a flurry of BC projects! I can't do any collab recordings over 7 mins, but maybe soon I'll be back for more.

Hey and... shouldn't you be reading your solo project?? ;)
I have a confession to make... I've been embroiled in Kara's reading of "A Little Princess." BCing makes me feel like I'm doing something useful as I listen to it. :P
In my experience, nothing ruins a party like someone suddenly speaking Latin in reverse.
-- Jeffrey Rowland

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Post by Daryl_S » February 28th, 2007, 11:02 am

Hi - sorry, I guess I should clarify. I want to read "The Prison-Door" &
"The Market-Place" and not the introduction.

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Post by singinbird » February 28th, 2007, 3:58 pm

I'd like to do section 05 please

dark angel
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Post by dark angel » March 4th, 2007, 5:36 pm

I'd like to do chapters 03 and 04.

By the way, Caeristhiona, couldn´t you put a small resume of the book? I've seen it done somewhere and I really liked it, because it made the reading funnier, since I could understand the context of what was happening.

I don't know, but I think if people like the storie they're more likely to participate, I guess.
Anyway, it's just a suggestion.

Ana

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Post by kunosempai » March 4th, 2007, 7:25 pm

I'd like chapter 8 please.

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Post by ducksixty » March 7th, 2007, 12:12 am

Hi. I'd like to read 00 (Introductory) and Chapter 23.

Doug

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Post by Caeristhiona » March 7th, 2007, 12:14 am

Sure thing. I'll need your name as you'd like it to appear in the catalog, and your URL or blog address, if you'd like us to link to it. :) But consider yourself signed up.
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Post by Dianne W » March 7th, 2007, 7:17 am

Hi,

I'm new - just finished my first recording ( "Miracles" by Walt Whitman) and would like to tackle something larger. I'll take chapters 06 and 07 if that is OK.

Dianne

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Post by PJMeadows » March 7th, 2007, 9:39 am

I'm new to this, but I would like to read 15 Hester and Pearl.

Thanks!

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Post by JemmaBlythe » March 7th, 2007, 10:05 am

May I begin with Chapter 24, Conclusion?

JemmaBlythe

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Post by Caeristhiona » March 7th, 2007, 9:38 pm

PJMeadows wrote:I'm new to this, but I would like to read 15 Hester and Pearl.

Thanks!
PJ -

Sounds good! I'm going to need your name as you'd like it to appear in the catalog, and your url or blog if you'd like us to link to it.
In my experience, nothing ruins a party like someone suddenly speaking Latin in reverse.
-- Jeffrey Rowland

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Post by rachelellen » March 8th, 2007, 12:23 am

May I have 17-18, please?

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