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addyianson
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Post by addyianson » May 16th, 2017, 7:44 am

Hey Librivox!
I am Addy from India. I am a poet and a literature student. I have listened to a lot of audio poems on Librivox and am gonna try my best to read the verses of Byron, Coleridge, Gray, Johnson and some lost poets and sort of unravel them to the world of rhythm. I'm sure every bit of poetry by those poets is as sweet as the famous ones of Wordsworth.

SaraHale
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Location: Egypt

Post by SaraHale » May 18th, 2017, 2:57 am

Hello, Addy. :clap: And welcome to Librivox. I am sure you will have fun recording the weekly and fortnight poetry. You can always find them under Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose).

Here are the links:
Weekly Poem: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=65418
Fortnightly Poem: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=65419

To get started you need to install both Audacity and Checker. The second step is to record and then upload your one-minute test. Please check the following links:
Installing Audacity: https://youtu.be/rraizMiOf8s
Using the Checker: https://youtu.be/kkhk0megqHE
How To Make Your 1 Minute Test: https://youtu.be/BlaRY_-bcfs
How To Upload Your 1 Minute Test: https://youtu.be/9oTSlFSoEeY

And here are more interesting and useful links:
Making your reading sound Great: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=872

If you have a problem (I hope you won't), you can check this link: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=40238&p=1349031#p1349031

There is also a Librivox Community Podcast: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Librivox_Community_Podcast

Before you Press Record: Tips and Tricks:
Part 1: https://ia600903.us.archive.org/8/items/librivox_community_2013/librivox_community_podcast_134.mp3

Part 2: https://ia600903.us.archive.org/8/items/librivox_community_2013/librivox_community_podcast_135.mp3

And don't forget to check Phil Chenevert's videos on YouTube.

I hope these links are helpful to you. And if you have any more questions, feel free to ask. :thumbs:

Happy Recording! :D
Constructive criticism is always welcome. Thanks, SaraHale. :D

thexcrazyxdevil
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Joined: May 26th, 2017, 10:38 am

Post by thexcrazyxdevil » May 27th, 2017, 3:07 am

Hello! I'm a newly registered user from India too!! I've been a listener for about five years now and I finally thought why not give reading a try as well. Have you submitted your one minute voice test?
I didn't know that people from India knew about librivox!!

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