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Post Posted:: October 28th, 2017, 9:28 pm 
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Coffee Break Collection 13 - Weather - ( - 0).


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This is the thirteenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in length. These are great for study breaks, commutes, workouts, or any time you'd like to hear a whole story and only have a few minutes to devote to listening. The theme for this collection is "The Weather", where the weather conditions are significant. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry... your choice! Submit as many as you wish. The collection will close when we have 15 submissions. ( Lynne Thompson)






    1. There is no need to state your intention to record a story.
      Just choose a Public Domain short story (under 15 minutes) in English and when you have recorded it, post it here.

      This collection will remain open until we have 15 submissions.
      New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!

      Where do I find the text? You can select any public domain short story. A good place to start is http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Category:Bookshelf
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!

      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.[/b]

      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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    3. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): ( Various) : n/a
    4. Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    5. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 15
    6. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    7. Original publication date (if known):
    8. 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:

    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)
    • " Coffee Break Collection 13 - Weather. 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:
      Name of story, author.

    END of recording
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Name of story]"
    • 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 Coffee Break Collection 13 - Weather by Various. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

    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
    cb013_titleinoneword_author_yourinitials_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) (e.g. cb013_badweather_chekhov_lt_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: lt - Lynnet
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link -

      Please post it in this thread:
      The link from the uploader
      The file length in mm:ss
      The title of the story.
      The author of the story with birth and death dates if available.
      Link to the online text.



    • 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:: October 29th, 2017, 8:53 am 

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Here is my contribution:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_stormandsunlight_sassoon_nr_128kb.mp3
2:44
Storm and Sunlight
Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967)
http://www.bartleby.com/135/66.html

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Post Posted:: October 29th, 2017, 9:09 am 
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NemoR wrote:
Here is my contribution:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_stormandsunlight_sassoon_nr_128kb.mp3
2:44
Storm and Sunlight
Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967)
http://www.bartleby.com/135/66.html

Nemo

Thank you!
This was published 1918, so is PD in the U.S. Sassoon lived to a ripe old age, so isn't PD in Europe.

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Post Posted:: October 29th, 2017, 10:27 pm 

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Hi, Lynne-

Here's one for the collection -

The Champion of the Weather by O. Henry (1862 - 1910)

The link from the uploader: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_championoftheweather_henry_ps_128kb.mp3
The file length in mm:ss: 10:08
The title of the story: The Champion of the Weather
The author of the story with birth and death dates if available: O. Henry (1862 - 1910)
Link to the online text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2851/2851-h/2851-h.htm#7

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2017, 4:09 am 
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pschempf wrote:
Hi, Lynne-

Here's one for the collection -

The Champion of the Weather by O. Henry (1862 - 1910)

The link from the uploader: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_championoftheweather_henry_ps_128kb.mp3
The file length in mm:ss: 10:08
The title of the story: The Champion of the Weather
The author of the story with birth and death dates if available: O. Henry (1862 - 1910)
Link to the online text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2851/2851-h/2851-h.htm#7

Thank you.

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2017, 4:37 am 
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Storm and Sunlight PL OK. Nicely read.

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2017, 4:48 am 
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The Champion of the Weather PL OK. Nice reading.

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2017, 4:13 pm 

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Here is

The Aurora Borealis in 1719

by Sidney Perley 1858-1928
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Perley

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433069082505;view=1up;seq=53

I'm just getting over a cold. Let me know if it sounds alright.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_auroraborealis1719_perley_cc_128kb.mp3

4:11

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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2017, 4:40 pm 
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soupy wrote:
Here is

The Aurora Borealis in 1719

by Sidney Perley 1858-1928
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Perley

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433069082505;view=1up;seq=53

I'm just getting over a cold. Let me know if it sounds alright.

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_auroraborealis1719_perley_cc_128kb.mp3

4:11
Thank you
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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2017, 8:35 pm 
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After 2 typhoons in two weeks (and on the weekends to boot, yay... :roll: ) here's my contribution:

A Typhoon Off the Coast of Japan
by Jack London

second chapter of http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18062

13:40
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_typhoonoffjapan_london_ava_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: October 31st, 2017, 10:05 am 
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Availle wrote:
After 2 typhoons in two weeks (and on the weekends to boot, yay... :roll: ) here's my contribution:

A Typhoon Off the Coast of Japan
by Jack London

second chapter of http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18062

13:40
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_typhoonoffjapan_london_ava_128kb.mp3

Keeps things interesting, I suppose :hmm: Thank you.

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Post Posted:: November 1st, 2017, 4:41 am 

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One of the most famous extended weather metaphors in English literature:

The opening of Chapter 1 of Bleak House, by Charles Dickens

Source: https://archive.org/stream/bleakhouse01dickuoft#page/n15/mode/2up


https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_bleakhouse_dickens_pjw_128kb.mp3

Duration: 4:07

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Post Posted:: November 1st, 2017, 7:53 am 
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PatrickLondon wrote:
One of the most famous extended weather metaphors in English literature:

The opening of Chapter 1 of Bleak House, by Charles Dickens

Source: https://archive.org/stream/bleakhouse01dickuoft#page/n15/mode/2up


https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb013_bleakhouse_dickens_pjw_128kb.mp3

Duration: 4:07

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Post Posted:: November 1st, 2017, 10:29 am 
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The Aurora Borealis PL OK

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Post Posted:: November 1st, 2017, 10:42 am 
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