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Post by Kitty » October 11th, 2017, 3:39 pm

Penumbra wrote:Act 3 sd ready for PL. 11:41
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_sd_3.mp3
thank you for this feat of saying Roebuck [aside] so often :lol: I comiserate you, as I know it gets often repetitive.

You almost had a clear run-through, but you missed one line (sorry)

> at about 9:36: please insert missing line p. 66 bottom: "They compliment for the door"

all the rest is perfect :) only careful with the volume, it's a bit below our bottom limit (only 84.3 dB)

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Post by Penumbra » October 11th, 2017, 6:01 pm

I can't believe I missed that! Well, actually I can believe it since I did. I was probably getting a little cross-eyed at that point.

Line added and file uploaded again.

Regarding the volume level, the checker program and the replay/gain effect are fooled by all those 4 and 5 second gaps so the 84.3 db measurement is not accurate. If you shorten the gaps to normal conversation timing the file is about a third as long and the computed loudness about 3.5 db higher.

I went ahead and bumped the volume level up a little anyway to match what everyone else is doing, but my files have a higher percentage of gaptime than others so Todd may find my stuff a little louder than the rest.
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Post by ToddHW » October 11th, 2017, 6:17 pm

I usually bump the stage directions down a dB or two during final edit so as not to overwhelm conversations with directions. But I have to do it by ear. Some voices are softer or louder than others regardless of what replay gain may say. And as you note, the apparent volume changes as the gaps are removed or filled.

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Post by Kitty » October 11th, 2017, 11:56 pm

Penumbra wrote:Line added and file uploaded again.
thank you, yes now it's PL ok
Regarding the volume level, the checker program and the replay/gain effect are fooled by all those 4 and 5 second gaps so the 84.3 db measurement is not accurate. If you shorten the gaps to normal conversation timing the file is about a third as long and the computed loudness about 3.5 db higher.

of course that may be true. Good point.

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Post by Penumbra » October 12th, 2017, 1:45 pm

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Post by Kitty » October 12th, 2017, 2:23 pm

Penumbra wrote:Act 1 SD ready for PL. 10:44
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_sd_1.mp3
wow this was really a big file :shock: nicely narrated though, I love both the dedication and prologue very much. :thumbs: I found it funny that in the prologue you have to interrupt yourself with the stage directions LOL

> I have one comment on the stage directions. Usually the narrator also reads the "read by" part from the dram.pers. But before you do anything, let's first ask Todd: is it necessary, that he speaks a "read by" for each character ? I suppose most of our readers will have spoken the entire role anyway, and the "read by" as well - so wouldn't we inflict unnecessary work here ?

> I only have one PL note for the rest of the play:

> at 7:22 - should be [Roebuck], sullenly - the directions for the moods sometimes are put at the end of the line, which is a bit confusing, but here it's clear that the "sullenly" should get tucked immediately after the name,I think

The rest, perfect :) Thanks

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Post by ToddHW » October 12th, 2017, 3:37 pm

I am sure that if one of our readers has forgotten "read by", I can steal it from someone else during editing. So no need to add that.

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Post by kwpapke » October 12th, 2017, 4:31 pm

SonOfTheExiles wrote:I've noticed that the role of Nimblewrist the Fencing-Master, who plays opposite my Rigadoon the Dancing-Master, is still unclaimed.
I just want to clarify here that, as Fencing-Master, there is no requirement to handle stolen goods.
Sure, I agree that Rigadoon is one intimidating individual. But c'mon, who among the Librivox talent will butch up and confront him? :lol:
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I will take up the gauntlet sir! May I please be assigned:

Nimblewrist, a Fencing-Master, Act 2

Touche

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Post by ToddHW » October 12th, 2017, 4:47 pm

Welcome, oh fencing master!

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Post by Penumbra » October 13th, 2017, 9:42 am

The revised act 1 SD ready for PL. The only change was to add "Roebuck" at 7:22
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_sd_1.mp3

Thank you Sonia for your meticulous PL work! :thumbs:
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Post by Kitty » October 13th, 2017, 9:58 am

Penumbra wrote:The revised act 1 SD ready for PL. The only change was to add "Roebuck" at 7:22
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_sd_1.mp3
easily checked LOL PL ok, thanks !

Todd, that means Act 1 has all readers in and is ready to be assembled :9: (ok apart from the Dramatis Personae...I keep forgetting those :roll: )

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Post by kwpapke » October 13th, 2017, 11:30 am

Ready for PL:

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_nimblewrist_2.mp3

The file reads a little "hot" in the Checker, but I think that's just from all the "thrusting and parrying" sounds ;-)

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Post by Kitty » October 13th, 2017, 12:08 pm

kwpapke wrote:Ready for PL:
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_nimblewrist_2.mp3
The file reads a little "hot" in the Checker, but I think that's just from all the "thrusting and parrying" sounds ;-)
hehe excellently parried, Kurt. You keep Rigadoon on his toes (in his ballet shoes, probably - the thought ! :mrgreen: )

you have the needed stamina and panache to pull this role till the end. I had to smirk when he tells about how he kills his own soldiers in duels LOL they don't need the enemy to reduce their army.

only one thing to correct, right at the beginning:

> for the voice credit, could you give us your entire character title please: Nimblewrist, a Fencing-Master, read by Kurt

the rest: perfect

thanks for joining :9:

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Post by kwpapke » October 13th, 2017, 1:38 pm

Kitty wrote:only one thing to correct, right at the beginning:
> for the voice credit, could you give us your entire character title please: Nimblewrist, a Fencing-Master, read by Kurt
I think I got it right this time:

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_nimblewrist_2.mp3 4:20

--Kurt

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Post by Kitty » October 13th, 2017, 1:51 pm

kwpapke wrote:I think I got it right this time:
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/loveandabottle_nimblewrist_2.mp3 4:20
--Kurt
yes you did !! thanks for the prompt delivery. PL ok now. :)

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