[COMPLETE] Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence-mtf

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Post by KevinS » August 9th, 2020, 9:27 pm

Section 35 PL OK! though I would bring the volume down by 2 or 3 dB.
What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by williamjones » August 10th, 2020, 5:06 am

KevinS wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 7:46 pm
williamjones wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 7:45 pm
KevinS wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 7:43 pm


williamjones, who PLs williamjones?
I was hoping that *YOU* would, Kevin!!
Will that work for you??
Indeed! 35 and 36, yes?
Yes, yes indeed! Thank you very much Kevin.
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Just like everyone else."
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Post by williamjones » August 10th, 2020, 5:14 am

KevinS wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 9:27 pm
Section 35 PL OK! though I would bring the volume down by 2 or 3 dB.
Section 35 with lowered volume uploaded.

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_35_lawrence_128kb.mp3 34:52

Thanks, Kevin.
Bill says:
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Just like everyone else."
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Post by KevinS » August 10th, 2020, 5:25 am

williamjones wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 5:14 am
KevinS wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 9:27 pm
Section 35 PL OK! though I would bring the volume down by 2 or 3 dB.
Section 35 with lowered volume uploaded.

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_35_lawrence_128kb.mp3 34:52

Thanks, Kevin.
Perfect!
What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by Murphy8104 » August 10th, 2020, 7:52 am

Bill-
I have uploaded corrections to Sections 18, 29, and 30.

Section 18 – 90.7 db 19:59
Section 29 - 89.4 db 22:49
Section 30 – 89.3 db 17:01

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_18_lawrence_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_29_lawrence_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_30_lawrence_128kb.mp3

Thanks for your proof-listening patience on this project. I appreciate the feedback. Will try harder to soften the “percussive” noise. My headphone/mic is a Logitech with pivoting headphone, so I’ll need to focus on standardized positioning of the mic going forward. The long silence at the beginning is driving me mad, especially on Section 18 which I finally conquered. Every time I exported to MP3 from Audacity, it kept adding seconds to the start on the MP3. Never could tell why.

• Basalt – couldn’t bear for this to go to press with such a gaffe. Clearly I’m no geologist. I re-recorded all the segments referring to it with correct pronunciation.

• All Sections – Amended silence to less than 1 second at start and 5 seconds at end

• Section 29 – 15:00 mark – Didn’t understand your comment about his turn of phrase. I listened and it corresponds to the text – am I missing something?

• Section 30 – corrections to 3 “air blasts” around 7:50 8:24 and 14:04 and “nattily” at 5:26 . Increased volume

• Section 18 – “Basalt” re-recorded. Bleeped the bing at 3:37. Great catch.

I enjoyed working on this with you.

Lisa

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Post by williamjones » August 10th, 2020, 4:27 pm

Murphy8104 wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 7:52 am
Bill-
I have uploaded corrections to Sections 18, 29, and 30.

Section 18 – 90.7 db 19:59
Section 29 - 89.4 db 22:49
Section 30 – 89.3 db 17:01

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_18_lawrence_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_29_lawrence_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_30_lawrence_128kb.mp3

<snip>

• Section 29 – 15:00 mark – Didn’t understand your comment about his turn of phrase. I listened and it corresponds to the text – am I missing something?

<snip>

I enjoyed working on this with you.

Lisa
LIsa: all three sections are now PL OK!
Great work! Whatever your mic setup was for section 18 you should go back to in the future. The audio qualities were special.

My comment on section 29 at the 15:00 mark was just that: a comment, not a call to action. Every once in a while DHL writes a phrase that really strikes my fancy. Likening a son to a satellite just tickled me. It also reminds me now of a scurrilous "Fat Momma" joke: "Yo momma so fat, she got other fat mommas in orbit around her." (Surely, someday I'll be struck by lightning!)

Lisa, it is a pleasure to work with you too. A bunch of good readers have contributed to this project. I hope to tempt them to join in future projects I'm associated with.
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Just like everyone else."
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Post by KevinS » August 10th, 2020, 9:51 pm

Section 36 PL OK!

I would re-record the segment between 1:54 and 2:01. Something of a racket.
What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by williamjones » August 11th, 2020, 4:41 am

KevinS wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 9:51 pm
Section 36 PL OK!

I would re-record the segment between 1:54 and 2:01. Something of a racket.
Thanks, Kevin.
I'll do that while I'm waiting for the coffee to finish brewing.
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Just like everyone else."
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Post by williamjones » August 11th, 2020, 4:58 am

williamjones wrote:
August 11th, 2020, 4:41 am
KevinS wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 9:51 pm
Section 36 PL OK!

I would re-record the segment between 1:54 and 2:01. Something of a racket.
Thanks, Kevin.
I'll do that while I'm waiting for the coffee to finish brewing.
Section 36 uploaded with fix applied.
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_36_lawrence_128kb.mp3 30:15
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Post by KevinS » August 11th, 2020, 6:29 am

Section 36 PL OK!
What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by KevinS » August 13th, 2020, 10:18 pm

What? What's that? Why are you shouting?

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Post by williamjones » August 14th, 2020, 1:27 am

KevinS wrote:
August 13th, 2020, 10:18 pm
Section 38

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_38_lawrence_128kb.mp3 (27:54)
Another superior recitation!! :clap: :clap:
Section 38 is PL OK!

It seems to me, having heard almost the entire book, that DHL spent much of the second half of the book describing the flowers, trees, weeds, brush, etc. Perhaps he had promised his published X-number of pages and was filling out the commitment.

Of special note in this section, the last of the book, from about the 22 minute mark and thereafter to the 26 minute mark, is the description of how the colored paper streamers reached between the departing people on the ocean liner and those left behind on the wharf. It struck me as being very poignant and symbolic.
Bill says:
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Just like everyone else."
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Post by williamjones » August 15th, 2020, 4:47 am

Section 05 uploaded with PL NOTE corrections made by the BC using cut-and-paste.
This section is now PL OK.

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_05_lawrence_128kb.mp3 24:44
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Post by williamjones » August 15th, 2020, 4:55 am

! ! ! ! Sections Newly Available ! ! ! !

Section 27 (12.4 The Nightmare)
and
section 31 (15. Jack Slaps Back)
are again available to be claimed.
Bill says:
"Always remember that you are absolutely unique.
Just like everyone else."
-Margaret Mead

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Post by cmiller27 » August 17th, 2020, 9:05 am

williamjones wrote:
July 24th, 2020, 5:20 pm
An excellent recitation! Really very good.
I found two tiny glitches and one foreign pronunciation for which I can give guidance -- and did so at length, maybe too much length.

3:27 heard " put back into [second] place" the word second is missing

12:35.5
This is NOT really an error to your most excellent recitation, but something I'm sharing from my youth:
"Du bist wie eine Blume” is a very famous poem by Heinrich Heine set to music by many composers.
The proper pronunciation of this German phrase is:
Doo beest Vee eye-nuh bloom-uh...

Here is the German continuation:
Du bist wie eine Blume,
So hold und schön und rein;
Ich schau’ dich an, und Wehmut
Schleicht mir ins Herz hinein.

In English:
You are like a flower,
So sweet and fair and pure;
I look at you, and sadness
Steals into my heart.

18:50 heard "Harriet STAYED at the sudden revelation"
s/b "Harriet STARTED at the sudden revelation"

I really enjoyed your reading. DO MORE!
Revised and reuploaded! https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/kangaroo_05_lawrence_128kb.mp3 (24:45)
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