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Post Posted:: May 25th, 2017, 5:15 am 
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Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches by Maurice Baring (1874 - 1945).


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In this urbane collection of short stories by Maurice Baring, characters ranging from legendary figures to schoolboys find themselves in step or out of sorts, where they are meant to be or warned not to go, out of luck or, more often than not, in it. ( A. Gramour)


    MC/BC: alg1001
    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/2492
    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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      Genres for the project: Short Stories/Single Author Collections

      Keywords that describe the book: Shakespeare, cricket, orpheus, upper class, private school

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    6. 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

    7. 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)
      • "Section [number] of Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches. 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:
        "Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches, by Maurice Baring. [Section]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Section]"
      • 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 Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches, by Maurice Baring. "

      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!
    8. 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
      orpheusinmayfair_##_baring_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. orpheusinmayfair_01_baring_128kb.mp3)


      Please ignore ID3 V2 tags. They will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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: alg1001
      • 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:: June 24th, 2017, 6:36 pm 

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Can I claim section 1? ORPHEUS IN MAYFAIR

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Post Posted:: June 25th, 2017, 7:29 am 
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Hi Kate,
That would be great.
Thank you!
Amy :)

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Post Posted:: June 25th, 2017, 1:42 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/orpheusinmayfair_01_baring_128kb.mp3
Time is 20:48

That was nice, and short. May I also claim Sections 6 and 7?

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Post Posted:: June 25th, 2017, 7:49 pm 
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Hi Kate,
Definitely. They are yours. I will PL soon, unless another proof listener comes aboard.
Thank you!
Amy :D

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Post Posted:: June 27th, 2017, 6:05 am 
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Hi Kate,
Your reading style is so engaging!
Section One is PL OK.
Thanks!
Amy :D

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Post Posted:: June 27th, 2017, 7:11 am 

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alg1001 wrote:
Hi Kate,
Your reading style is so engaging!
Section One is PL OK.
Thanks!
Amy :D

Awesome! Thanks, Amy.

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Post Posted:: July 1st, 2017, 8:12 pm 

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Here is section 6:
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/orpheusinmayfair_06_baring_128kb.mp3
Length is 13:42

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Post Posted:: July 2nd, 2017, 6:20 am 
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Hi Kate,
Divya has come aboard as DPL. She will be able to PL on the weekends.
Thank you for Section 6!
Amy :)

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Post Posted:: July 2nd, 2017, 9:12 am 

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alg1001 wrote:
Hi Kate,
Divya has come aboard as DPL. She will be able to PL on the weekends.
Thank you for Section 6!
Amy :)

That's great! Welcome to the project, Divya.

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Post Posted:: July 3rd, 2017, 9:00 pm 

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Section 6: “WHAT IS TRUTH?” PL OK
Thank you Kate! :D

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Post Posted:: July 4th, 2017, 2:02 pm 

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Could I claim sextioks 3 and 14 please?


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Post Posted:: July 5th, 2017, 7:10 am 
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Hi Emma,
You are signed up for them now.
Thanks,
Amy

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Post Posted:: July 6th, 2017, 1:12 pm 

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Hey there folks. Nice collection of stories.

I'll record section 19 - Venus, if it's not already taken.

thanks
Allen


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Post Posted:: July 6th, 2017, 6:26 pm 
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Hi Allen,
19 is yours. I entered you as Allen Rubinstein for the catalog. Is that okay or do you want something else?
Thanks,
Amy

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