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Post by Kitty » December 14th, 2018, 6:06 am

neecheelok70 wrote:
December 13th, 2018, 4:53 pm
I hope this does it:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_049_tappan_128kb.mp3 9.69 KB
indeed it does :) thank you, Jim. Your "Jeanne" sounds very French now :thumbs: perfect

PL ok

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Post by adr6090 » December 14th, 2018, 9:18 am

Sonia,
Wow I expected more errors on my part so I am pleased with the lack of many errors. :)
I will get this errors fixed and reposted, I promise you that. Thank you.
April
Kitty wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 5:57 am
adr6090 wrote:
December 13th, 2018, 4:38 pm
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_085_tappan_128kb.mp3 time 34:41
Here is the 20 page section, whew.... :clap: Please do let me know of any corrections that I need to make and I do think there will be some.

wow first of all, kudos for tackling such a lengthy section. Are you aware this was the longest chapter of this book ? :thumbs: Listening to the sensless mass slaughter in this battle I felt almost sick. What a waste of life. :( But you presented the text quite lively and I did feel in the thick of action sometimes, especially near the end when you sped up the pace.

I do have some corrections to note. Considering the huge length of the text, it's actually not many errors.
In fact the main part of my notes is only one single word :lol: "cavalry", which you pronounced "calvary" six times ;) Unfortunately this was a popular word in this text :? At 13:15 you start to pronounce it correctly for a while, but fall back again into error some times later. I noted down all the places where I hear it wrong. Now my ears may have played tricks on me, so please listen once more to these parts and if you find it's wrong as well, then maybe you could correct those sentences.

> at 0:44: (p. 366): “he saw the plateau of Mont St.-Jean” – optional if you want to read it with a nasal “an” in French. At the end of this subchapter, at 2:45 and all through the rest of the section you actually read the name totally correctly

> at 4:15: (p. 368): “all this cavalry”

> at 5:27: (p. 368): “by the heavy cavalry”

> at 7:21: (p. 370): “all this cavalry”

> at 16:21: (p. 374): “left the cavalry”

> at 21:53: (p. 378): “Wellington’s cavalry was exhausted”

> at 26:10: (p. 380): “Ziethen’s cavalry led by Blücher in person”

> at 28:17: (p. 381): Footnote – Save yourselves – End of Footnote” – can you cut out the number “One” here, please, no need to say a number for the footnotes

The last line in this section ended with a comma. Seems as though there should be something following that, not blank pages and than the next section. :hmm:

> at 34:29: (p. 385): after “to say or to do, “ – indeed, your feeling was correct, April, there is half a page still missing. The text is interupted by the painting for some reason and continues after the painting, starting with “feeling a terrible presence in the darkness.” Here is the link to this page: https://archive.org/details/worldsstoryhisto05tapp/page/n473

> at the end you leave over 7 seconds of silence, please also cut down to standard 5

Thank you

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » December 14th, 2018, 10:46 am

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Post by adr6090 » December 14th, 2018, 3:59 pm

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_085_tappan_128kb.mp3 time 35:40
Hello Sonia,
Here is section 085 with the edits you had mentioned applied. Have a wonderful weekend. :D
April


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Post by Denisette » December 15th, 2018, 3:08 am

Hi Kitty,
I‘d like to read Section 45, The Battle of Crécy. I didn’t see any footnotes there. King Charles appears, but I guess I‘d read his parts? There‘s also a knight. And I‘d also read the introduction at the beginning, right?
Best,
Ulrike
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Post by Kitty » December 15th, 2018, 5:38 am

Denisette wrote:
December 15th, 2018, 3:08 am
I‘d like to read Section 45, The Battle of Crécy. I didn’t see any footnotes there. King Charles appears, but I guess I‘d read his parts? There‘s also a knight. And I‘d also read the introduction at the beginning, right?
Hello Ulrike, and welcome to this series :D thanks for joining and of course you can have Section 45.

You're right, there are no footnotes, so you just read the text straight like you see it.

What do you mean by "reading King Charles' parts" ? If you mean that there is dialogue in the text and you want to give him a special voice, that's ok, you can do that. But if you want to read it straight, that's fine too. It doesn't have to be a dramatic reading, but if you want to make it lively, go for it.

For this section you need to read the full intro disclaimer. It's noted down in the MW and underneath it is the text you have to read. In this case, read ALL of the following:
Section 45 of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal.
This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org
[optional: Recording by Denisette (or your real name)]
The World’s Story Volume V: Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, edited by Eva March Tappan.
Section 45: The battle of Crécy (1346), by Sir John Froissart
and then you launch into the text.

If there are any questions still, don't hesitate to ask :)

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » December 15th, 2018, 5:44 am

Alan, April and Lynda, thank you for your sections...will try to get to them today still !

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Post by Kitty » December 15th, 2018, 8:41 am

alanmapstone wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 10:46 am
Section 69 - The Marseillaise - time 4:32
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_069_tappan_128kb.mp3
:clap: :9: Alan, thank you for this wonderful performance !! You cannot imagine the big grin I had on my face when you started singing the final lines of the first stanza. Right from the start I had the tune in my head and was comparing whether the English metric would go with the song. And then you started singing 8-) What a brilliant highlight for this project.

Giving a simple PL ok feels a bit lame for such a section...

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » December 15th, 2018, 9:27 am

adr6090 wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 3:59 pm
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_085_tappan_128kb.mp3 time 35:40
Hello Sonia,
Here is section 085 with the edits you had mentioned applied. Have a wonderful weekend. :D
excellent job on the cavalry, April :thumbs: did it feel strange to you recording those 6 in a row ? It definitely felt strange to me, hopping from one partial sentence hearing "cavalry" to the next :lol: to do a Spot PL. But they're all good now, I hear the correct word now.

The new section is mainly ok too, but there are 2 things which need correcting still:

> at 34:33: (p. 385): "Footnote - So Fate decreed - End of Footnote" - you only said "footnote" and nothing behind. Actually later on, I found the missing footnote, from 35:26-35:30. Could you please cut it out there and paste it at 34:33. Careful: you have the word footnote already at the beginning, so you need to delete or overwrite that one, or else you have it twice ;)

> at 35:10: (p. 385): "who mounted" - you skipped one entire line here, it should be: "who, dragged thus far by the current of the rout, had dismounted"

thanks

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » December 15th, 2018, 9:41 am

Lmnei wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 4:36 pm
Here are my edits back for Spot PL -
and thank you for all these beautifully patched sections, Lynda. :thumbs: I especially loved your "uninhabitable" it was sooo nicely and meticulously articulated and blended in perfectly with the old text.

So sections 18, 27, 48, 54 and 96 are PL ok now.

Still a tiny snag in section 126:

> at 4:01: "the Madeiras and Canaries" - the Madeiras is nicely said now but unfortunately you pasted them over the word "and" and now you say "Madeiras Canaries", but those are two different island groups and this might be confusing :?

thank you :)

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Post by alanmapstone » December 15th, 2018, 11:24 am

Kitty wrote:
December 15th, 2018, 8:41 am
alanmapstone wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 10:46 am
Section 69 - The Marseillaise - time 4:32
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_069_tappan_128kb.mp3
:clap: :9: Alan, thank you for this wonderful performance !! You cannot imagine the big grin I had on my face when you started singing the final lines of the first stanza. Right from the start I had the tune in my head and was comparing whether the English metric would go with the song. And then you started singing 8-)
As the Marseillaise is famous as a song rather than a poem I tried to see if I could sing the whole thing. But the English words of the verses would simply not fit the tune. Fortunately the chorus words did fit so I sang that bit. It must be one of the most famous tunes in the world. I am glad you enjoyed it.
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Post by Kitty » December 15th, 2018, 11:37 am

alanmapstone wrote:
December 15th, 2018, 11:24 am
As the Marseillaise is famous as a song rather than a poem I tried to see if I could sing the whole thing. But the English words of the verses would simply not fit the tune.
maybe with bit of syncopation you could have muddled through ;) but I think the effect of singing in the last lines is actually totally cool on its own.

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Post by Lmnei » December 15th, 2018, 1:07 pm

Hi Sonia -

Here is Section 126 back with the "and" :)

Time changed to 4:33.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume05_126_tappan_128kb.mp3

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Post by Fishfish » December 16th, 2018, 9:47 am

Whoop! I'm going to jump on to this one too. May I have section 82 please?

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