COMPLETE Short Poetry Collection 204 - rap

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Post by Rapunzelina » May 26th, 2020, 2:37 am

Horner94 wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 7:17 pm
Hello,
Author: Harry Graham (1874-1936)
Title: Plagues At The Play
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/36543/36543-h/36543-h.htm#Page_57
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_plaguesattheplay_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 02:14

Kind regards,
Chad
Horner94 wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 7:27 pm
Hello,
And other submission:
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Title: The Cow
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/25609/25609-h/25609-h.htm#THE_COW
Audio recording: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_thecow_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 00:46

Kind regards,
Chad
What entertaining selections you got there, Chad! Thank you for your contributions! Delightful!


Grothmann wrote:
May 22nd, 2020, 10:13 pm
Hi:

Something very different.

Tao Te Ching, by Lao-Tzu
Chapter 11
a translation for the public domain by j.h.mcdonald
read for LibriVox dot org by Dale Grothmann
Time :56


Audio at --
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_chaptereleven_dg_128kb.mp3

Text at
http://www.wright-house.com/religions/taoism/tao-te-ching.html

Thanks
Dale
Grothmann wrote:
May 25th, 2020, 11:55 am
Hi:

I am beginning to have second thoughts about Tao Te Ching Cha. 11. Translating poetry from one language to another, and keeping any semblance of meter or structure is difficult enough, but keeping the essential meaning is nearly impossible. This comes the closest I can find, in those translations which are in Public Domain. See what you think.

Thanks
Dale
Poetry comes in all shapes and sizes, so a translation can have its own character, but my second thoughts are about the eligibility of the text. I try to stay away from anything post 1925 that is not cleared by gutenberg.org. Is this translation published in the public domain by a publishing house?
(because our text policies about what texts can be recorded https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Recording_%26_Text_Policies exclude self-published works)

Kitty wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 10:09 am
and my last for this month, describing the moment of Napoleon's coronation, but this poem is not a heroic poem, but rather blaming the protagonist for his ambition ;)

"Champ de Mai" by John Augustus Shea (1802-1845) / new guy in town: found a bit about him here: https://www.eapoe.org/people/sheaja.htm and here: http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/BiographyRecord.php?action=GET&bioid=36536
Text URL: https://archive.org/details/adolphandotherp00sheagoog/page/n146/mode/2up
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_champdemai_ss_128kb.mp3
Recording time: 5:54 min.

see you next month !

Sonia
Thank you, Sonia! Another great find and worthy addition to the catalogue of an author!
GraceBuchanan wrote:
May 25th, 2020, 10:34 am
Hi Rapunzelina! I hope that you and your loved ones continue to be well.

[Title of Poem] by [Author] (BIRTH-DEATH): I’m Nobody, by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12242
Duration: 0:44
MP3 URL:
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_imnobody_gb_128kb.mp3

I welcome your comments. Thanks!
This is a popular choice of a poem! Thank you for offering your own unique rendition! :9:
silverquill wrote:
May 25th, 2020, 11:14 pm
A final short one for May:

Oxford Meadows by William Force Stead (1884 – 1967)
https://archive.org/details/sweetmiracleothe00steaiala/page/72/mode/1up
1:00
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_oxford_lcw_128kb.mp3

I think he may be new to the LV Catalog, so here is a wiki link:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Force_Stead
Thank you, Larry! Lovely poem! Lovely scenery!
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Post by lethargilistic » May 26th, 2020, 3:41 am

Audacity recorded from the wrong input, so two of these sound robotic, lol. Oh well! That's quarantine!

"The Last Word" by Unknown
Text URL: https://archive.org/details/epitome00hage_0/page/n119
Duration: 0:51
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_lastword_mlo_128kb.mp3

"Lilliputian" by Herman Reinstein (????-????)
Text URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/20574509
Duration: 0:55
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_lilliputian_mlo_128kb.mp3

"Past and Future" by Sarojini Naidu (1879 - 1949)
Text URL:
Duration: 0:52
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_pastandfuture_mlo_128kb.mp3
Mike

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Post by Liber » May 26th, 2020, 12:00 pm

Hi,

I am new here, and I was wondering if this collection accepts very short poems in Latin. :?:

I have submitted a couple which may be appropriate for this period.

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Ode Eleventh, from the First Book of Odes, by Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BCE - 8 BCE)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/9646/pg9646.txt
Duration: 1:33
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_liberprimuscarmenundecimumquintushoratiusflaccus_le_128kb.mp3

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Carmen Fifth, by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 BCE - c. 54 BCE)
Text URL: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/23294/23294-0.txt
Duration: 1:37
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_carmenquintumgaiusvaleriuscatullus_le_128kb.mp3

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If these are not suitable for this collection, can someone kindly advise if there is a better place where they can be submitted? :help:

Thank you for your time,
Liber

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Post by Rapunzelina » May 26th, 2020, 1:25 pm

Hello Liber! Welcome to Librivox! It's exciting to have some poetry in Latin.

This poetry collection is for poems in English, but there is a multilingual collection where you can submit these recordings. Here's the link viewtopic.php?f=60&t=77116
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Post by Liber » May 26th, 2020, 1:43 pm

Thanks, I will try there!
Liber

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Post by Rapunzelina » May 26th, 2020, 2:05 pm

lethargilistic wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 3:41 am
Audacity recorded from the wrong input, so two of these sound robotic, lol. Oh well! That's quarantine!

"The Last Word" by Unknown
Text URL: https://archive.org/details/epitome00hage_0/page/n119
Duration: 0:51
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_lastword_mlo_128kb.mp3

"Lilliputian" by Herman Reinstein (????-????)
Text URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/20574509
Duration: 0:55
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_lilliputian_mlo_128kb.mp3

"Past and Future" by Sarojini Naidu (1879 - 1949)
Text URL:
Duration: 0:52
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_pastandfuture_mlo_128kb.mp3
All sounds good to me!
I can use this text source for "Past and Future" or did you have another? https://archive.org/details/goldenthreshold00naidgoog/page/n74/mode/2up
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Post by Grothmann » May 26th, 2020, 3:45 pm

Hi Rapunzelina --

So I have looked at several Public Domain translations of Chapter 11, and I don't really like any of them. Please withdraw my submission.

Sorry
Dale

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Post by Rapunzelina » May 26th, 2020, 3:53 pm

That's alright, Dale! Translations are tricky like that. Thank you for trying!
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Post by lethargilistic » May 26th, 2020, 4:45 pm

Rapunzelina wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 2:05 pm
lethargilistic wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 3:41 am
Audacity recorded from the wrong input, so two of these sound robotic, lol. Oh well! That's quarantine!

"The Last Word" by Unknown
Text URL: https://archive.org/details/epitome00hage_0/page/n119
Duration: 0:51
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_lastword_mlo_128kb.mp3

"Lilliputian" by Herman Reinstein (????-????)
Text URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/20574509
Duration: 0:55
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_lilliputian_mlo_128kb.mp3

"Past and Future" by Sarojini Naidu (1879 - 1949)
Text URL:
Duration: 0:52
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_pastandfuture_mlo_128kb.mp3
All sounds good to me!
I can use this text source for "Past and Future" or did you have another? https://archive.org/details/goldenthreshold00naidgoog/page/n74/mode/2up
I'm currently updating the Magic Window with PL OKs! Thank you, Mike!
Ah, sorry for forgetting. That link is fine!
Mike

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Post by pschempf » May 27th, 2020, 11:58 am

Rapunzelina -

Two more by Flecker to end the month for me -

The Golden Journey to Samarkand by James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915)
Text URL: https://archive.org/stream/cu31924013611953#page/n185/mode/2up
Duration: 1:58
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_goldenjourney_ps_128kb.mp3

War Song of the Saracen by James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915)
Text URL: https://archive.org/stream/cu31924013611953#page/n139/mode/2up
Duration: 2:06
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_warsong_ps_128kb.mp3
Fritz

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Post by k5hsj » May 27th, 2020, 1:04 pm

Rapunzelina,

In The Merry Month of May, here are my offerings:

Year That Trembled by Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Text: https://www.bartleby.com/142/127.html
Duration: 0:45
MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_yeartrembled_wt_128kb.mp3

Crossing the Bar by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
Text: https://www.bartleby.com/42/650.html
Duration: 1:09
MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_crossingbar_wt_128kb.mp3

Stars by Sara Teasdale (1884-1933)
Text: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/591
Duration: 0:53
MP3: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_stars_wt_128kb.mp3

If you have a little spare time from LibriVoxing, here's something to put the "merry" in "May": https://youtu.be/Cy_w1ET6CV8.

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Post by Liber » May 27th, 2020, 10:24 pm

Hi,

I have read Giosuè Carducci's Hymn to Satan, as translated by Frank Sewall.

The translator tries to maintain the rhythm of the original text in Italian, and I have tried to read it accordingly.

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Hymn to Satan, by Giosuè Carducci (1835 – 1907)
Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/56711/56711-0.txt
Duration: 7:13
MP3 URL: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_hymntosatancarducci_le_128kb.mp3
Key words: Brotherhood, Love, Knowledge, Reason, Science, Progress, Defiance, Rebellion, Anticlericalism

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Thank you for your time,
Liber

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Post by Rapunzelina » May 29th, 2020, 6:26 am

:9: Thank you, Fritz, Winston and Liber!

Liber, I agree, your reading is very fitting to the poem and its rhythm :thumbs:

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Post by Grothmann » May 29th, 2020, 4:01 pm

One last, for the holiday --

Suicide In The Trenches
By Siegfried Sassoon
read by Dale Grothmann
1:02


Audio at --
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/spc204_siucideinthetrenches_dg_128kb.mp3

Text at
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8930

Thanks
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Post by pschempf » May 29th, 2020, 7:51 pm

Rapunzelina-

I made an error in the title of section 47. It should be “War Song of the Saracens” (plural). :oops:
Fritz

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