[Complete] The Romance of the Romanoffs by Joseph McCabe - lt

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jenspunk
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Post by jenspunk » December 13th, 2020, 6:36 pm

I finished section 16 with a time of 28 minutes 14 seconds

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/romanoffs_16_mccabe_128kb.mp3

Also, a few minutes ago accidentally uploaded a file which had a 'test' recording I had made at the beginning and sent it to Leni, newbie mistake sorry!

Happy Holidays despite COVID everyone, this has been fun having made my first libribox recording for the literate universe! :)

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Post by Lynnet » December 13th, 2020, 6:50 pm

jenspunk wrote:
December 13th, 2020, 6:36 pm
I finished section 16 with a time of 28 minutes 14 seconds

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/romanoffs_16_mccabe_128kb.mp3

Also, a few minutes ago accidentally uploaded a file which had a 'test' recording I had made at the beginning and sent it to Leni, newbie mistake sorry!

Happy Holidays despite COVID everyone, this has been fun having made my first libribox recording for the literate universe! :)
Thank you.
Don’t worry about the file uploaded in error. You’d be surprised how often it happens. Was it called _romanoffs_ ? I’ll send Leni a PM. It is very easy to delete.
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Post by Lynnet » December 14th, 2020, 7:54 am

Section 16
The volume is too low. It comes in at 75dB. We look for 89dB (but accept 86-92). Please amplify your file by about 14dB https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_z607awyLw

Please add .5-1 second at the beginning of the recording.
~0.02 long pause. You have a pause of 3 seconds. Please cut this to less than 2 seconds (it may not seem much, but for listeners, it is 8-) )
~13:49 stumble. Please cut this out using your scissor tool.
~22:30 stumble 'which were then'
~27:53 long pause
Please cut the end silence to 5 seconds

The file would benefit from noise cleaning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSg9o37HMw

I noticed there were a lot of 'mouth clicks'. There is no need to fix these, but in future, you may want to try and avoid them. There are a few tips which may help:
a) sip tea... I have no idea why tea rather than anything else, but I have been told such is the case :hmm: If you're not a tea-drinker, have a glass of water handy to keep your mouth moist.
b) brush your teeth before recording
c) chapstick

You also have sharp intakes of breath before most sentences. (I do that, too... maybe everyone does :D ). When editing, it is easy to cut or reduce these. You can see where they are in the waveform on the file and will soon get to recognize them. You can reduce them in the recording process by moving your mic slightly to the side or above your mouth so you aren't breathing directly on to it.

Please make these corrections and re-upload using the same file name. Be sure to post here when you have done that.
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Post by Lynnet » January 3rd, 2021, 2:53 pm

I have completed the corrections to section 16 and am marking it PL OK.
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Post by Lynnet » January 3rd, 2021, 4:29 pm

All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-romance-of-the-romanoffs-by-joseph-martin-mccabe/

Thank you to everyone who contributed :thumbs: :thumbs:
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