COMPLETE: Old New York (a collection of four novellas) by Edith Wharton -jo

Solo or group recordings that are finished and fully available for listeners
NancyHalper
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Post by NancyHalper » March 16th, 2021, 4:08 pm

Old New York, by Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937)

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

https://librivox.org/old-new-york-by-edith-wharton/

Old New York (1924) is a collection of four novellas (False Dawn; The Old Maid; The Spark; New Year's Day) by Edith Wharton, revolving around upper-class New York City society in the 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, and 1870s. (Summary by Wikipedia)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61297 ; https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61290 ; https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61298 ; https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61321

Target completion date: 0-12-00

Prooflistening level: Standard
Prospective PLs, please see the Guide for Proof-listeners.

IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the number of languishing projects on our server, we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't recorded anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).

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Magic Window:



BC Admin

Genres for the project:

Keywords that describe the book: new york city, high society

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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs

Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

For the first section, say:
"Section (or Chapter) # of Old New York. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Old New York, by Edith Wharton. Section Title."
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:
"Section (or Chapter) # of Old New York, by Edith Wharton. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of Old New York, by Edith Wharton."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: oldnewyork_##_wharton_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. oldnewyork_01_wharton_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader

MC to select: knotyouraveragejo

Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.
Nancy

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 16th, 2021, 6:41 pm

Hi Nancy. I can MC this for you. MW will be along shortly.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 16th, 2021, 6:54 pm

This project is now set up in the database.  Since this will be your first project as soloist/book coordinator(BC), you will need to set up a password for access to the workflow system so you can enter the information into the section compiler which then appears in the  "Magic Window" in the top post.  Here are some links to detailed instructions for logging into the system and setting a password the first time, as well as for entering and editing information in the section compiler. 


First Time Logging in to the Workflow


Instructions for BCs and DPLs


A version of the above is also in the LibriVox wiki in case you can't access Google Docs for some reason.


BCs - How to Update the Magic Window


If you have any questions, let me know.  I'll leave this thread here in the Launch Pad for a day or so longer before I move it to the Going Solo forum, to see if a DPL (Dedicated Prooflistener) volunteers.  Looking forward to working with you.
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NancyHalper
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Post by NancyHalper » March 17th, 2021, 6:58 am

Thanks, Jo, I appreciate it.
I have entered the chapters into the section compiler. Lmk if there is anything else I need to do before I begin recording.
Looking forward to working with you!
Nancy

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 17th, 2021, 7:58 am

You can go ahead and record whenever you are ready. :)
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 17th, 2021, 7:58 am

You can go ahead and record whenever you are ready. :)
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Post by NancyHalper » March 18th, 2021, 8:20 am

Nancy

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Post by miss stav » March 18th, 2021, 1:45 pm

Section 1 is pl- ok. I would not like to commit to dpl, I siill didn't return to that, but would listen when I can until someone else comes along.
Love gothic novels? Try Children Of The Abbey. Like surprising mysteries? Try The Amathist Cross. Looking for an easy read? Try Harriet's Choice.

NancyHalper
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Post by NancyHalper » March 18th, 2021, 2:29 pm

Thank you so much! Hopefully a DPL will come along.... :D
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Post by NancyHalper » March 18th, 2021, 5:32 pm

Nancy

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Post by jennlea » March 18th, 2021, 6:06 pm

I’d be happy to join you as DPL on this project :)
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 18th, 2021, 7:57 pm

Welcome to the project, Jenn. :)
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Post by jennlea » March 18th, 2021, 8:59 pm

Thanks, Jo :)


Nancy- Section 2 is PL-OK! Lovely reading and I can't wait to hear more :9:
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Post by NancyHalper » March 19th, 2021, 5:15 am

Thanks so much Jenn! Looking forward to working with you!

As soon as I uploaded section 2, I realized that I had used the standard LV disclaimer, when I really want to use the condensed version for all the sections after the first. I am planning to go back to that file and change the disclaimer; when I re-upload, should I change the status back to "Ready for PL"?
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Post by jennlea » March 19th, 2021, 5:25 am

Choose “Ready for spot PL” as the status :)
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