[COMPLETE] The Animal Story Book edited by Andrew Lang (1844-1912)- kit

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elsieselwyn
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Post by elsieselwyn » May 1st, 2019, 3:09 pm

The Animal Story Book edited by Andrew Lang (1844-1912).

This project is now complete! All audio files can now be found on the catalog page for this project https://librivox.org/the-animal-story-book-by-various/
Edited by Andrew Lang, this book is an anthology of interesting stories about a wide variety of diffferent animals collected from numerous sources. ( Elsie Selwyn)
    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 would 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.
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    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. 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.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/38208
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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Section [number] of The Animal Story Book. 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], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "The Animal Story Book, edited by Andrew Lang. [Chapter title and author]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of Section [number]"
      • 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 Animal Story Book, edited by Andrew Lang. "

      There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The latest version of Audacity is recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
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      128 kbps MP3
      animalstorybook_##_various_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. animalstorybook_01_various_128kb.mp3)

      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. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
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      • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
      • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

      Any questions?
      Please post below
Last edited by elsieselwyn on September 8th, 2019, 5:16 pm, edited 14 times in total.

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 1st, 2019, 3:09 pm

I will DPL. MC most welcome!

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 1st, 2019, 3:21 pm

I realized that I will need 67 sections and a 0 section. Sorry for getting that wrong the first time around :)

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Post by Kitty » May 1st, 2019, 11:34 pm

hi Elsie

this looks like a cute little book for a group project :D I will MC this. Be back soon with the MW....

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » May 1st, 2019, 11:50 pm

ok your MW is ready to be filled in.

As a suggestion, I was thinking that maybe it's best to say "edited by Andrew Lang" in the intro, instead of "Various". We often do that in compilations (see my World Story series "edited by Eva March Tappan", for example). Then you can proceed to say the author of each specific story directly after the title of the story. I gave you an example in the MW, so you can see whether you're happy with that. I think it looks neat and is more accurate than "Various". The authors and translators have all been mentioned in the Preface, so it's easy to write them down for each section.

Maybe it's also a good idea to put a word count for each section, so potential readers will know the length of their section.

Let me know if you have any further questions or need help with anything. :)

Sonia

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 2nd, 2019, 6:46 am

Thank you, Kitty!

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Post by thestorygirl » May 2nd, 2019, 1:58 pm

Hi, there,
May I read Section 5/6/14?
:)

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 2nd, 2019, 2:17 pm

thestorygirl wrote:
May 2nd, 2019, 1:58 pm
Hi, there,
May I read Section 5/6/14?
:)
Yes! Thank you!

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Post by Kitty » May 2nd, 2019, 11:10 pm

and I think I'll move us to Readers Wanted now :)

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Post by KIBBONAFIDE » May 2nd, 2019, 11:28 pm

27, 40, 45 please.

Thank you!
Josh Kibbey

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 3rd, 2019, 4:28 am

KIBBONAFIDE wrote:
May 2nd, 2019, 11:28 pm
27, 40, 45 please.

Thank you!
Thank you for claiming!

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Post by ljarrow » May 3rd, 2019, 10:51 am

I'd love to do section 30 horses, yay!

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 3rd, 2019, 12:37 pm

ljarrow wrote:
May 3rd, 2019, 10:51 am
I'd love to do section 30 horses, yay!
Thank you :D

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Post by pmessina » May 8th, 2019, 4:43 pm

Hello,

I'd like to read this: Still Waters Run Deep; Or the Dancing Dog by Théophile Gautier

Paula

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Post by elsieselwyn » May 8th, 2019, 5:06 pm

pmessina wrote:
May 8th, 2019, 4:43 pm
Hello,

I'd like to read this: Still Waters Run Deep; Or the Dancing Dog by Théophile Gautier

Paula
Thank you for claiming! I put you in the Magic Window. :D

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