COMPLETE Short Poetry Collection 200 - rap

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 1st, 2020, 4:56 pm

LibriVox Short Poetry Collection 200

This project is complete and all audio files can be found in the catalogue https://librivox.org/short-poetry-collection-200-by-various/


What!? Is it the 200th collection!? What an achievement! Thank you so much for contributing, month in and month out! It is so special to enjoy all the different poems! And this is the 200th collection, starting along with the year 2020! So many 2s, let's celebrate this milestone by upping the limit to 2X twice as much this month! It's not obligatory, but what it means is, if you feel like it, you may contribute up to 6 poems! :D Looking forward to them all!

Happy New Year!



This is an open collection of poems for the month of January 2020. When this month is over, another one will be started. Don't despair if the sections are all filled up! I will add more sections as needed. :)
  1. How to record a poem - Initial Guidelines:
    • All poems read must be in the public domain (that is, not copyrighted).
    • You do not have to "sign-up" to submit a poem; as long as it's clearly in the public domain, just start recording!
    There is a limit of 3 poems per person per collection. Only for this 200th collection, the limit is 6 poems!
    • Poems can be as short as you like, but not longer than 74 minutes (so as to fit in an audio CD)
    • To see what's been recorded already, you can search the LibriVox Catalog - but remember that we welcome multiple versions! :)
  2. Find a public domain poem:
    The Poets' Corner is a great resource for public domain poetry. Other sources to try are Bartleby and Project Gutenberg.
    • You may use other websites if you like, but they need to state date of publication (or book edition) to verify public domain status.
    • Please read from the text you post! You may not read from another source, as the other source may not be public domain!
    • See this page for more info on copyrights. You can always ask me in this thread if you're not sure whether a poem is public domain.
  3. BEFORE recording:
    • If you are new to LibriVox, please check the Recording Notes thread first.
    • If this is your first time recording, you'll find this useful as well: The Newbie Guide to Recording.
    Set your recording software to:
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz (44100 Hz)
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
  4. DURING recording:
    • At the beginning of the recording, leave no more than one second of silence and read the abbreviated "LibriVox disclaimer":
    "[Poem title], by [author], read for LibriVox dot org by [your name]" or some variation on that, adding (if you wish) date, location, your personal URL, etc.
    • Then read the poem.
    • At the end, say: "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain." and leave five seconds of silence.
    • No recordings can be accepted without the LibriVox disclaimer.
  5. AFTER recording:
    ID3 tags: Not needed for this project. (You may put "Recorded by [your name]" in the comments section if you wish)

    Save file as:
    spc200_[poem's title in short form - no leading articles]_[your initials]_128kb.mp3
    Put file name all in lowercase, and the title all in one word (no leading articles - the, a, an, without the square brackets, please, and NO SPACES):
    e.g. spc200_roadnottaken_apc_128kb.mp3

    When submitting, please post in the thread, following this template:
    [Title of Poem] by [Author] (BIRTH-DEATH)
    Text URL:
    Duration:
    MP3 URL:
  6. Upload your completed recording:
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:
    http://librivox.org/login/uploader
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    (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Rapunzelina
    When your upload is complete, you will receive a link. Please click "Post Reply" at the top left of this thread, and post the link there.
    Also post the following information:
    • The title and author of the poem.
    • A link to the poem's text online (Poets' Corner, Bartleby, Gutenberg, etc.) so it can be verified as public domain. Please READ FROM the text you post!
    • The length of your recording in minutes & seconds.
    • If this is your first recording for LibriVox, please give us your name as you'd like it to appear in the catalog (that is, either your real name or some pseudonym). Also let us know if you have a personal URL you'd like to list (e.g. a personal blog).


PL Type: Special - Standard PL, plus checking all tech specs including ID tags, file names, volume, background noise, and plosives for new readers. For everyone, follow along with text and check to make sure any deviations from text don't affect rhyme, meter, or meaning.

Magic Window:



BC Admin.
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Any questions?
Please post below or PM me. :)

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Post by Grothmann » January 1st, 2020, 5:37 pm

Hi, and happy new year...

Twilight Voices
By William Allingham (1824 - 1889)
Read by Dale Grothmann

Time 2:27

Text at
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16839

audio at --
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_twilightvoices_dg_128kb.mp3

Thanks
Dale

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Post by Grothmann » January 1st, 2020, 5:49 pm

Hi, and happy new year...

This comes out of copyright today...

Bad Sir Brian Botany
By A. A. Milne (1882 – 1956)

Read by Dale Grothmann

Time -- 3:20

Audio at --
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_badsirbrianbotany_dg_128kb.mp3

Text at
https://voetica.com/voetica.php?collection=3&poet=685&poem=3335

Thanks
Dale

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Post by Grothmann » January 1st, 2020, 5:56 pm

Hi again--

How To Know The Wild Animals
By Carolyn Wells (1862 -- 1942)

Read by Dale Grothmann

Time 2:36

Text at
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18776

Audio at
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_howtoknoethesildanimals_dg_128kb.mp3

Thank you for all the hard work on Poetry. Is there a chance (sometime in the future) of a Children's Poetry collection??

Dale

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Post by pschempf » January 1st, 2020, 6:01 pm

Dale -

if you're interested in children's poetry, check out this project -

viewtopic.php?f=28&t=77673
Fritz

"A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labors of a spasmodic Hercules."

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Post by pschempf » January 1st, 2020, 8:58 pm

Rapunzelina -

Before the New Year begins to tarnish -

At the Entering of the New Year by Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Text URL: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=umn.31951001900117l&view=1up&seq=482
Duration: 2:01
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_enteringofthenewyear_ps_128kb.mp3

New Year's Day by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3228/3228-h/3228-h.htm#page106
Duration: 1:52
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_newyearsday_ps_128kb.mp3

New Year's Eve by Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/38068/38068-8.txt in Appendix C
Duration: 1:32
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_newyearseve_ps_128kb.mp3
Fritz

"A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labors of a spasmodic Hercules."

Trollope

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 2nd, 2020, 4:14 am

Thank you Dale and Fritz, for inaugurating this year's first poetry collection! :clap:

Dale, I made a note in the magic window for Bad Sir Brian Botany. Hopefully by the end of the month, we'll have a nice text source available, like a scan with the publication information, or maybe even from Gutenberg.org!

There have been poetry projects with various themes, like Romantic Poems, War Poems, etc, you or anybody could set one up, if desired! If it's the first of its kind, it will be volume 1, or something. The Romantic Poetry collection has one volume so far, https://librivox.org/romantic-poetry-001/, if anyone wanted to start another one, it would be 002 next. There were 8 volumes of Long Poems Collection, before incorporating it in this one, with the short poems.

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 2nd, 2020, 4:16 am

I've contacted ernouchi, for when they're ready to edit their recording and post it here.
Rapunzelina wrote:
December 31st, 2019, 6:08 am
ernouchi wrote:
December 28th, 2019, 7:05 pm
I heard a fly buzz when I died by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/spc199_iheardaflybuzzwhenidied_erd_128kb.mp3

Duration: 1:10

Text URL: https://www.bartleby.com/113/4128.html
Welcome to Librivox and to the poetry collection! Congrats on your first Librivox recording :D is there a specific name you'd like to be credited by, in the catalogue?

There is one addition needed in the recording, if you could do it by tomorrow, or let me know if you need more time, we could delay cataloguing by a day or two if needed, seeing as I took a day or two to proof- listen :mrgreen:
The recording needs a "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain" at the end, and then 5 seconds of silence. Thank you so much for contributing! Your reading is lovely! :9:


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Post by ktaylor07 » January 3rd, 2020, 4:47 pm

Hi! This will be my first time contributing to Libravox. I'm pretty sure these three poems are in the public domain, but wanted to check before I recorded: "My Life," "Love," and "Time" by pre-Civil War actress/novelist/playwright/poet Anna Cora Mowatt. They were published in Rufus Griswold's "Female Poets of America" 1849 : https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015012992304&view=1up&seq=293&size=150

All on page 293.

Thanks!

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2020, 9:54 am

ktaylor07 wrote:
January 3rd, 2020, 4:47 pm
Hi! This will be my first time contributing to Libravox. I'm pretty sure these three poems are in the public domain, but wanted to check before I recorded: "My Life," "Love," and "Time" by pre-Civil War actress/novelist/playwright/poet Anna Cora Mowatt. They were published in Rufus Griswold's "Female Poets of America" 1849 : https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015012992304&view=1up&seq=293&size=150

All on page 293.

Thanks!
Hello! Welcome to Librivox and the Poetry Collection! Yes, definitely in the public domain when it's published more than 95 years ago! Have fun recording!

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2020, 10:05 am

Thank you, Craig! MW is updated! :thumbs:

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Post by Kitty » January 5th, 2020, 10:17 am

oh already many submissions in for now !

Here is my first, quite a tragic incident:

"Verses, suggested by the perusal of an epitaph in Bury church-yard" by Bernard Barton (1784-1849)
> he is a new author in the database: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Barton
Text URL: https://archive.org/details/poems00bartgoog/page/n108
Duration: 3:32 min.
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_verses_ss_128kb.mp3

Sonia

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Post by brucek » January 6th, 2020, 8:09 am

Hi Rapunzelina, here are three from me. (Three more to come later.) :)

1)
The Adventurer, by Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50162
Duration: 1:45
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_adventurer_bk_128kb.mp3

2)
I Dream, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 - 1919)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26333
Duration: 2:38
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_idream_bk_128kb.mp3

3)
Winter Rain, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 - 1919)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26333
Duration: 1:24
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc200_winterrain_bk_128kb.mp3

~~~~
Bruce.

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 7th, 2020, 1:00 am

Thank you, Sonia and Bruce!
Sonia, such an interesting find of a poet! How did you come across him? I don't think I've heard of him before :oops:

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