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Post Posted:: November 26th, 2016, 12:28 pm 
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Children's Short Works Collection Vol. 024.

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/childrens-short-works-collection-vol-024-by-various/

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Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 024: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.


NEW READERS: Please read the Newbie Guide to Recording and do a short test recording before submitting here, just to make sure that all your settings are OK. Then please read this post carefully and refer back to it. It has all the information you need to submit a recording successfully.

This collection is for any children's short work in the English Language in the public domain, preferably less than 60 minutes. You are welcome to contribute as many as you wish, and there is no need to "sign-up" before recording as long as the work is clearly in the public domain. Please post here if you are unsure about public domain status.
Please submit poetry to: LibriVox Short Poetry Collection

Where can I find short works for children?
Try http://www.gutenberg.org/
http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/loccs/pz
or any other place you can find some - but they must be Public Domain - many children's things on the internet are not.

Multiple versions are always welcome, so you can record a story that has been recorded before. (If the same stories are submitted twice in the same collection, we will carry the second version over to the next collection) .

You may prefer to submit your recording to one of the other more specialised short story collections.

After 15 recordings are submitted, we will prooflisten, catalog and make them available to the public.

1. RECORD
  • Be sure to set your recording software to: 44100Hz, 16-bit
  • At the BEGINNING Say: "[Title of Work], by [Author Name]" "This is a Librivox recording. All Librivox Recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit Librivox.org"
  • At the END, say: "End of [Title], by [Author Name]"
  • If you wish, you may also say: "Read by...your name."
  • Please leave 5 seconds of silence at the end of your recording or 10 seconds if longer than 30 minutes.

2. EDIT and SAVE your file:
  • Need noise-cleaning?Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear distracting background noise, you may want to clean it up a bit. The free version 2.1.1. of Audacity (Mac/Win) has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide. Note: Noisecleaning with earlier versions of Audacity is not recommended.

  • ID3 Tags:ID tags are no longer needed - they are now produced automatically.

  • Save or export your recording to an mp3 file at 128kbps using the following filename:
      File Name: Put file name all in lowercase, and the title all in one word (no leading articles i.e. the, a, an, and NO SPACES): csw024_shorttitleinoneword_readersinitials_128kb.mp3,
      e.g. csw024_scarletgiantbean_ge_128kb.mp3

3. SUBMIT your recording:
Please upload your finished recording using the LibriVox uploader (when your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please copy to post in this thread):
Uploader: http://librivox.org/login/uploader
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If you have trouble reading the image above, please send a private message to any admin
You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: m8b1.
*If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

4. POST the following information in this thread:
    • The link you copied from the uploader to your file
    • Name of your story
    • Author (birth year - death year)
    • Translator if applicable (birth year - death year)
    • Source from which you read (i.e. Gutenberg etext url)
    • Length in minutes and size in MB of your file
    • If this is your first Librivox recording, I will also need your name as you would like it to appear on the catalogue page and the URL of your homepage if you have one and would like it linked to your name on the catalogue page.


Want to see if what you plan to record has been done already?
http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?
Search by keywords in the Catalog Search
But don't let this stop you from recording your own version!

Please don't download files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!

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Post Posted:: December 10th, 2016, 3:44 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw024_elvesandtheshoemaker_mjc_128kb.mp3
https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2591/2591-h/2591-h.htm#link2H_4_0041
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The Brothers Grimm
The Elves and the Shoemaker
05:37
Mary Jane Conlon
http://maryjaneconlon.weebly.com/

This is my second submission for Librivox. Please let me know if there is anything else that you need.
Warmest regards and Merry Christmas!
Mary Jane Conlon


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Post Posted:: December 10th, 2016, 6:09 pm 

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just as an observation:

The first section has been carried over I believe from TWO previous collections. Appears the reader is inactive or unaware of revisions needed.
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Post Posted:: December 10th, 2016, 6:10 pm 
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Thank you very much, Mary Jane!

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Post Posted:: December 13th, 2016, 9:34 am 
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The Elves and the Shoemaker is PL OK!

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Post Posted:: December 13th, 2016, 9:36 am 
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BettyB wrote:
just as an observation:

The first section has been carried over I believe from TWO previous collections. Appears the reader is inactive or unaware of revisions needed.
BettyB


Hi Betty,

Missed your post the other day. I did PM the reader recently, and if there is no reply I will make a decision on the file before this one is cataloged! :-)

I took over the last collection midstream for Ruth, so I was unaware how far back this file was from. Thanks!

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Post Posted:: December 19th, 2016, 12:36 pm 

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Hi there,

I just read and uploaded "A Fable" by Mark Twain:

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw024_fable_ss_128kb.mp3

Duration: 05:43

Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3186/3186-h/3186-h.htm#link2H_4_0013

I hope it is okay for this project (I am still new here).

Thank you!
scotty

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Post Posted:: December 19th, 2016, 3:33 pm 
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iBeScotty wrote:
Hi there,

I just read and uploaded "A Fable" by Mark Twain:

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw024_fable_ss_128kb.mp3

Duration: 05:43

Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3186/3186-h/3186-h.htm#link2H_4_0013

I hope it is okay for this project (I am still new here).

Thank you!
scotty


Hi Scotty,

Hmm, I think it is borderline - I would probably classify it more for adults than for children. The rest of the book it is in seems to be geared towards adults.

I think it would be more appropriate to submit it to the Short Story Collection, which you can find here: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=61530

Thank you very much, and welcome to Librivox!

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Post Posted:: December 19th, 2016, 3:57 pm 

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No worries. :)

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Post Posted:: January 9th, 2017, 10:06 pm 

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Here's The Emperor's New Clothes, by Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)
https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw024_emperorsnewclothes_llee_128kb.mp3 (13:03)
Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1597/1597-h/1597-h.htm
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Post Posted:: January 10th, 2017, 6:18 pm 
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Thank you, Lynn! Lovely job ~ it is PL OK!

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Post Posted:: January 18th, 2017, 4:37 pm 

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Why are there only three titles listed and assigned? Do we have to choose our own titles?


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Post Posted:: January 19th, 2017, 7:15 am 
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PeterSFay wrote:
Why are there only three titles listed and assigned? Do we have to choose our own titles?


Yes! Here are part of the instructions from the first post:

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This collection is for any children's short work in the English Language in the public domain, preferably less than 60 minutes. You are welcome to contribute as many as you wish, and there is no need to "sign-up" before recording as long as the work is clearly in the public domain. Please post here if you are unsure about public domain status.
Please submit poetry to: LibriVox Short Poetry Collection

Where can I find short works for children?
Try http://www.gutenberg.org/
http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/loccs/pz
or any other place you can find some - but they must be Public Domain - many children's things on the internet are not.

Multiple versions are always welcome, so you can record a story that has been recorded before. (If the same stories are submitted twice in the same collection, we will carry the second version over to the next collection) .

You may prefer to submit your recording to one of the other more specialised short story collections.

After 15 recordings are submitted, we will prooflisten, catalog and make them available to the public.

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Post Posted:: January 22nd, 2017, 8:26 pm 

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Hello Maria,

Please include my recording in your collection if it fulfils your requirements. The details are below:

• Link: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw024_magicflower_jo_128kb.mp3
• Name of the story: The Magic Flower
• Author: Maud Lindsay
• Translator if applicable: None
• Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23735/23735-h/23735-h.htm#Page_105
• Length and size of the file: 5:20 minutes; 4.88 MB
• This is my second LV recording; my first contribution is section 10 of Lion Ben of Elm Island by Elija Kellogg (in process in LV).

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Post Posted:: January 23rd, 2017, 1:50 pm 
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Thank you, James! Nice job ~ it is PL OK!

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