[COMPLETE] American Leaders and Heroes by Wilbur F. Gordy - icequeen

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Post by RitaBoutros » June 21st, 2020, 5:31 am

msmay31 wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 11:49 am
Here is chapter 24:
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/americanleaders_24_gordy_128kb.mp3
Running time is 22:13.
Thanks!
Chapter 24:

Great articulation in your narration!
I would ask you to just add about a half second at the beginning of the recording.

Also, for future recordings, please try to leave a tiny pause between sentences and a bit more between paragraphs. Sometimes it just feels a bit cut off and rushed.

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Post by Piotrek81 » June 21st, 2020, 9:33 am

Hi. I'd like to claim section 5 (uprising in Virginia).
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Post by silverquill » June 21st, 2020, 9:26 pm

Piotrek81 wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 9:33 am
Hi. I'd like to claim section 5 (uprising in Virginia).
You have it!
Thanks.
~ Larry

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Post by michaelnelson14356 » June 21st, 2020, 10:00 pm

May I read section 4 (John Smith)?

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Post by silverquill » June 21st, 2020, 11:30 pm

michaelnelson14356 wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 10:00 pm
May I read section 4 (John Smith)?
This is a pretty long piece to do for your first recording, but I'll save it for you.

Before I can actually assign it, I need to now how you would like to be listed in the LV catalog -- real name, pseudonym, or any nickname you prefer. This is how you will be credited for all of your LV work.

You are free to begin recording.
~ Larry

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Post by michaelnelson14356 » June 21st, 2020, 11:34 pm

Can I just be listed under my forum username, michaelnelson14356? If not I'd like just michaelnelson.

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Post by silverquill » June 21st, 2020, 11:42 pm

michaelnelson14356 wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 11:34 pm
Can I just be listed under my forum username, michaelnelson14356? If not I'd like just michaelnelson.
You've got it!

Just click on you name in the Magic Window to see you catalog page where you can track all of your LV work, of which I hope there will be much.

WELCOME TO LIBRIVOX :clap:
~ Larry

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Post by OooThatsNifty » June 22nd, 2020, 12:31 am

Hello!

I'd love to read 11 - James Wolfe, if he's still on the table.

Thanks!
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Post by silverquill » June 22nd, 2020, 4:50 am

OooThatsNifty wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 12:31 am
Hello!

I'd love to read 11 - James Wolfe, if he's still on the table.

Thanks!
Thank you!
This chapter is yours to record.
~ Larry

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Post by Piotrek81 » June 22nd, 2020, 12:41 pm

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Post by OooThatsNifty » June 22nd, 2020, 1:00 pm

silverquill wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 4:50 am
OooThatsNifty wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 12:31 am
Hello!

I'd love to read 11 - James Wolfe, if he's still on the table.

Thanks!
Thank you!
This chapter is yours to record.
Excellent - thanks!

One question: I saw the note not to read the captions on photos / maps, but wasn't sure how to classify the text "THE DEATH OF WOLFE" below the image on Page 142. Are we calling this a caption, or is it more of a section title? Would you like it included in the recording, or should I give it a skip?
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Post by RitaBoutros » June 22nd, 2020, 2:10 pm

Section 5 PL notes:

At 7:38 there is a slight stumble
At 8:07, I heard Accomac country should be Accomac county
At 9:31 I heard when he soon afterward should be where he soon afterward

Overall, a very nice reading!

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Post by HannahYu7 » June 23rd, 2020, 12:58 am

Hi! This is my recording of chapter 26. The duration is 14:38. Thanks!

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/americanleaders_26_gordy_128kb.mp3

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Post by silverquill » June 23rd, 2020, 4:52 am

HannahYu7 wrote:
June 23rd, 2020, 12:58 am
Hi! This is my recording of chapter 26. The duration is 14:38. Thanks!

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/americanleaders_26_gordy_128kb.mp3
Thank you!
Ready for PL
~ Larry

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Post by RitaBoutros » June 23rd, 2020, 5:22 am

HannahYu7 wrote:
June 23rd, 2020, 12:58 am
Hi! This is my recording of chapter 26. The duration is 14:38. Thanks!

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/americanleaders_26_gordy_128kb.mp3
Very spirited reading Hannah
I would again ask you to just slow down a bit, which would greatly help with articulation.

Some issues that need addressing:
At 21 seconds "in 1676" is missing
1:42 I heard "that Spen strove" should be "that Spain strove"
2:10 there is a squeaky sound
2:58 I heard "too stubborn" should be "so stubborn"
4:44 steamed toward should be steamed forward
5:23 heard a shell should be "hurled a shell"
10:59 hanging on their hands should be hanging on with their hands
13:35 with ill-conceited delight should be ill-concealed delight

At the end, please cut silence to 5 seconds instead of 8

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