Huskey in New Zealand

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Post by Huskey » April 29th, 2006, 6:20 pm

Hi everyone

I was born in the German-speaking part of Switzerland and have been living in NZ for the past 15 years. At present time my favourite (old!) writers are: Franz Kafka and Mark Twain. I would like to take on some German-spoken projects at LV but have decided to do so slowly.
Von einem gewissen Punkt an gibt es keine Rückkehr mehr. Dieser Punkt ist zu erreichen.
[b]Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.[/b]
- Franz Kafka -

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Post by kayray » April 29th, 2006, 7:18 pm

Hi Huskey, welcome to LibriVox! We'll be so happy to hear your voice when you're ready to record. Here's a newbie guide:

We also need help with proof-listening and other things. As a matter of fact, I just posted a request for someone to write me a short summary of Der Struwwelpeter, which I recorded in German.

(my german skills aren't quite good enough for fluent composition, heheh)

Have fun, and fee free to ask any questions you might have!
"Mary wished to say something very sensible into her Zoom H2 Handy Recorder, but knew not how." -- Jane Austen (& Kara)

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Post by ceastman » April 29th, 2006, 9:50 pm

Hi Huskey! Nice to have you here!

I currently spot at least 4 projects over in "Readers Wanted: Books" that are specifically in German, so there's plenty to choose from. You might want to start with something short: they're in English, but Weekly Poetry and Aesop's Fables (both in "Readers Wanted: Short Works") both tend to be very short and good for getting used to the recording process.

Have fun - I look forward to hearing your voice. :)


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Post by vee » April 30th, 2006, 2:58 pm

Hi Huskey. Great to have you here. We've definitely been blessed with lots of bilingual readers. It makes it a lot easier to get the variety we are seeing here.

Just holler if you still have questions.

Chris Vee
"You never truly understand something until you can explain it to your grandmother." - Albert Einstein

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