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Post Posted:: April 4th, 2016, 10:08 am 
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The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Lang (1851 - 1933).

All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-strange-story-book-by-leonora-blanche-lang/

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A collection of stories compiled by the widow of the renowned children's short-story collector, Andrew Lang. She describes this as the final installment of his series of fairy stories and includes some of those stories he had not included in other collections. In the preface, she pays tribute to her husband, saying he liked old things more than new, he loved all beasts' because they were beasts', fairies, cricket and dancing. He longed to visit far away places, but hated to travel. But most of all he befriended children wherever he went and they shared stories with him. Only his own children mocked him. ( Lynne Thompson)






    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/37396
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard


      Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



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      Readers, please note: no extensions will be granted thru July 2016. If you are unable to complete your section(s) it will be reassigned


    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Leonora Blanche Lang) : n/a
    7. Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    8. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 35
    9. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: Yes
    10. Original publication date (if known): 1913
    11. If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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    Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

    Keywords that describe the book:

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  • BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

  • DURING recording:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
    START of recording (Intro)
    • "Chapter [number] of The Strange Story Book. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "The Strange Story Book, by Mrs. Lang. [Chapter]"

    END of recording
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Strange Story Book, by Mrs. Lang. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  • AFTER recording
    Need noise-cleaning?
    Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    strangestorybook_##_lang_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. strangestorybook_01_lang_128kb.mp3)




    Transfer of files (completed recordings) [b]Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.

    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Lynnet
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


    Any questions?
    Please post below

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Post Posted:: April 9th, 2016, 11:42 am 

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Could I dpl this?

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Post Posted:: April 9th, 2016, 12:20 pm 
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pattymarie wrote:
Could I dpl this?

Thank you, yes!

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Post Posted:: April 11th, 2016, 1:42 pm 

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Section 10 is PL OK.

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Post Posted:: April 13th, 2016, 2:47 pm 

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Hi, claim sections 30 and 31 please. 🙋

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Post Posted:: April 13th, 2016, 3:02 pm 
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2839reader wrote:
Hi, claim sections 30 and 31 please. 🙋

You've got them.

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Post Posted:: April 14th, 2016, 6:05 pm 

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I would like to claim the Preface please.


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Post Posted:: April 14th, 2016, 8:20 pm 
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chicamia wrote:
I would like to claim the Preface please.

Thank you for claiming!

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Post Posted:: April 17th, 2016, 6:00 pm 

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Section 14 please? :-)
I'd like to be identified as Nico Rapisora in the catalogue.


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Post Posted:: April 17th, 2016, 6:17 pm 
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pnrapisora wrote:
Section 14 please? :-)
I'd like to be identified as Nico Rapisora in the catalogue.

Hi Nico and welcome to Librivox. I see you have had your test ok'd and are ready to get recording :clap: I will enter you in the catalog (that only needs to be done once) and assign story 14 to you. Please be sure to read the first post and if you have any questions, just ask.
Lynne

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Post Posted:: April 18th, 2016, 8:26 am 

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May I have section 8 please?

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Post Posted:: April 18th, 2016, 9:43 am 
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Kalynda wrote:
May I have section 8 please?

Thank you for claiming.

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Post Posted:: April 21st, 2016, 10:13 am 

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Here is the Preface: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/strangestorybook_01_lang_128kb.mp3

I have recorded one other thing for Librivox, but since I do not know if they will get to it first, if I have not been entered in the catalog, please identify me as Kalyn Heminger. Thank you.


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Post Posted:: April 21st, 2016, 10:19 am 
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chicamia wrote:
Here is the Preface: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/strangestorybook_01_lang_128kb.mp3

I have recorded one other thing for Librivox, but since I do not know if they will get to it first, if I have not been entered in the catalog, please identify me as Kalyn Heminger. Thank you.

Thank you. I have added you to the catalog.
How long is your file please, in minutes and seconds (mm:ss)?
Also, if there are edits, please upload your file as _00_, as _01_ is for the first story, not the preface. If there are no edits, I can change the file name.

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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2016, 5:11 am 

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Section 0 PL notes:

The reading of section 0 is fine, but it starts at six seconds which gives a much longer silence than is desirable at the beginning. Could you snip that down to a second or so? Then I'll be able to mark the section PL OK.

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