[COMPLETE] A Summer in a Canyon by Kate Douglas Wiggin - dlo

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EnNar
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Post by EnNar » April 19th, 2019, 7:22 pm

uploaded Chapter 1 for Jack Howard

https://librivox.org/uploads/dlolso21/summerinacanyon_jackhoward_1_128kb.mp3

Thanks & Happy Easter everyone
Navin

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Post by LikeManyWaters » April 19th, 2019, 7:58 pm

EnNar wrote:
April 19th, 2019, 7:22 pm
uploaded Chapter 1 for Jack Howard

https://librivox.org/uploads/dlolso21/summerinacanyon_jackhoward_1_128kb.mp3

Thanks & Happy Easter everyone
Navin
Thanks so much, Navin! One thing I've noticed right away, is the volume (decibel level) according to Checker is averaging 80.5 dB. The target range for recordings is 86-92 dB.

I'll still give it a quick listen right now, to see if there are any other notes..... Stay Tuned!

EDIT:

Here are two small corrections you can make, too. :)
00:52 - and "one" of which ("one" is missing)
01:04 - "disrespectful" sounds like risrespectful

Everything else is great, and awesome reading for Jack!
If you can't figure out how to increase the volume, let us know...
April
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Post by EnNar » April 20th, 2019, 7:16 am

Thank you. Will make the changes and send.
For Amplify , I tried this
Control A and selected entire track - Then selected Amplify - it shows the dB as 8.726 .
Should I just click ok?

Please let me know.
Thanks
Navin

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Post by LikeManyWaters » April 20th, 2019, 9:37 am

I'm not sure.... I use GarageBand, and it sounds like you use Audacity?
Could you ask your Mom if she knows how to get it at the right volume?

You could always try it, adding 8 dB sounds about right since your first level was 80.5 dB.
:) Try it and see. If it doesn't work, I can increase it on my end as I edit, but it would be a good thing to know how to get it a little louder to start with.
April
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Post by dlolso21 » April 20th, 2019, 9:50 am

EnNar wrote:
April 20th, 2019, 7:16 am
Thank you. Will make the changes and send.
For Amplify , I tried this
Control A and selected entire track - Then selected Amplify - it shows the dB as 8.726 .
Should I just click ok?

Please let me know.
Thanks
Navin
Navin,

Yes, you can click “ok”. That is Audacity taking a guess at how much to amplify your track. Clicking “ok” generally gets you into our target volume range.

David O

EnNar
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Post by EnNar » April 20th, 2019, 11:14 am

Thank you both :) Appreciate the help !!

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Post by EnNar » April 20th, 2019, 11:35 am

Also David can you please let me know what (and how) to set the volume in Audible before starting recording so I dont do this mistake again?
Thanks much

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Post by dlolso21 » April 20th, 2019, 12:05 pm

Navin,

There are a few different ways to approach the volume issue. Many readers use a combination of methods, links to a few common tools below.

Increasing Input - You can increase the input volume either in the operating software or by moving the recording slider bar in Audacity (see the in the Librivox wiki).

Measuring Volume in Audacity - There is a plug-in for Audacity called ReplayGain that allows you to measure the volume in db while in Audacity,

Measuring Volume of a saved file - This wiki page on Checker explains a small program written by a member of Librivox that quickly measures volume, background noise, and a few other things.

I hope this helps, and that you find one or more of these works for your situation.

David O

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Post by EnNar » April 20th, 2019, 12:55 pm

Thanks a lot David ! This is very good information and I learnt some cool things :) You are all so helpful and it feels great to be part of such a wonderful team. Thank you

LikeManyWaters - My mom did the pk check as well but you were too good to catch the missing 'one' and the 'disrespectful'. Thats an awesome catch :clap: Thanks. I have updated and uploaded. Please let me know if ok

https://librivox.org/uploads/dlolso21/summerinacanyon_jackhoward_1_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/dlolso21/summerinacanyon_jackhoward_2_128kb.mp3

Thanks
Navin

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Post by EnNar » April 20th, 2019, 1:04 pm

Sorry for too many messages today. LikeManyWaters can you please send Chapter 4 for me? The script window still gives the error
"" drive.google.com refused to connect. ""
Thanks

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Post by LikeManyWaters » April 20th, 2019, 2:01 pm

April
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Post by LikeManyWaters » April 20th, 2019, 2:30 pm

Navin,
Chapters 1 & 2 PL OK! :thumbs:
April
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Post by LikeManyWaters » April 22nd, 2019, 1:33 pm

EnNar wrote:
April 21st, 2019, 7:14 pm
Here are chapters 3, 4 & 5
Just a couple of notes. :)

Chapter 3
01:17 - "or tangled himself up in the chaparral." The word "the" sounds a little cut off.

Chapter 6 (not 5) (whoops! check back and see if you have the actual Chapter 5 script somewhere, if not I can send it again.)
00:29 - "broncho" is usually pronounced "bronko"
00:43 - "Tacitas" is pronounced "Ta-SEE-tas" (it's Spanish)
April
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