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Post by Lynnet » February 20th, 2018, 10:15 pm

The Legends and Myths of Hawaii by David Kalakaua (1836 - 1891).

A collection of legends and myths of the Hawaiian islands and their 'strange people' as told by His Majesty King Kalakaua, the last king of Hawaii. Introduction, including a history, geography and social and religious commentary on the islands by R.M. Daggett, United States Minister to the Hawaiian Islands 1882-1885. ( Lynne Thompson)
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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (David Kalakaua) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalākaua
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Post by Lmnei » February 25th, 2018, 10:47 pm

Hi Lynne -

Can I please claim 27-32 please?

Many thanks!
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Post by Lynnet » February 26th, 2018, 3:04 am

Lmnei wrote:
February 25th, 2018, 10:47 pm
Hi Lynne -

Can I please claim 27-32 please?

Many thanks!
I'll sign you up.
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Post by Tamzie » February 26th, 2018, 4:45 am

Hello! I am back to Librivox after a LONG TIME! I would really like to start recording again!

May I please claim - 18: Umi, the Peasant Prince of Hawaii. Part 5

Thank You :D

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Post by Lynnet » February 26th, 2018, 4:58 am

Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 4:45 am
Hello! I am back to Librivox after a LONG TIME! I would really like to start recording again!

May I please claim - 18: Umi, the Peasant Prince of Hawaii. Part 5

Thank You :D
Hi Tamzie and welcome back 8-)
I will assign that section to you, but you may want to consider re-doing the one minute test. It is recommended after a long absence (as well as getting new equipment)
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Post by Tamzie » February 26th, 2018, 6:38 am

Lynnet wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 4:58 am
Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 4:45 am
Hello! I am back to Librivox after a LONG TIME! I would really like to start recording again!

May I please claim - 18: Umi, the Peasant Prince of Hawaii. Part 5

Thank You :D
Hi Tamzie and welcome back 8-)
I will assign that section to you, but you may want to consider re-doing the one minute test. It is recommended after a long absence (as well as getting new equipment)

Yes! Sure! Here it is!

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_tamzie.mp3

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Post by Lynnet » February 26th, 2018, 8:39 am

Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 6:38 am
Lynnet wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 4:58 am
Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 4:45 am
Hello! I am back to Librivox after a LONG TIME! I would really like to start recording again!

May I please claim - 18: Umi, the Peasant Prince of Hawaii. Part 5

Thank You :D
Hi Tamzie and welcome back 8-)
I will assign that section to you, but you may want to consider re-doing the one minute test. It is recommended after a long absence (as well as getting new equipment)

Yes! Sure! Here it is!

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_tamzie.mp3

Thanks!
Thank you.
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Post by Tamzie » February 26th, 2018, 10:23 am

Lynnet wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 8:39 am
Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 6:38 am
Lynnet wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 4:58 am

Hi Tamzie and welcome back 8-)
I will assign that section to you, but you may want to consider re-doing the one minute test. It is recommended after a long absence (as well as getting new equipment)

Yes! Sure! Here it is!

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_tamzie.mp3

Thanks!
Thank you.
There are 3 things you might want to address (all easy fixes if you're using Audacity):

1. The file is in stereo and we need mono https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ-Nq-os2YI

2. The volume is too loud ... it is 98dB. We aim for 89dB with a range of ~ 86-92dB being acceptable. You should amplify by -9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_z607awyLw

3. There is a lot of background noise. You should run noise removal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSg9o37HMw

We have a free program called Checker, which will alert you to issues like these (and more!) and it's very easy to use. It isn't required, but is a good idea. https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker
Thanks for the feedback! Here is another test and it has passed the checker. So i am hoping it will work.. :thumbs:

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_tamanna.mp3

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Post by Lynnet » February 26th, 2018, 11:25 am

Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 10:23 am
Lynnet wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 8:39 am
Tamzie wrote:
February 26th, 2018, 6:38 am



Yes! Sure! Here it is!

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_tamzie.mp3

Thanks!
Thank you.
There are 3 things you might want to address (all easy fixes if you're using Audacity):

1. The file is in stereo and we need mono https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ-Nq-os2YI

2. The volume is too loud ... it is 98dB. We aim for 89dB with a range of ~ 86-92dB being acceptable. You should amplify by -9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_z607awyLw

3. There is a lot of background noise. You should run noise removal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSg9o37HMw

We have a free program called Checker, which will alert you to issues like these (and more!) and it's very easy to use. It isn't required, but is a good idea. https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker
Thanks for the feedback! Here is another test and it has passed the checker. So i am hoping it will work.. :thumbs:

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_tamanna.mp3
All good!
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Post by Lmnei » February 26th, 2018, 4:00 pm

Just posting to get my replies working....

Lynda

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Post by gloriak » March 7th, 2018, 11:02 pm

Hi Lynnet,

May I claim 1-5?

Thanks much,
Gloria

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Post by Lynnet » March 8th, 2018, 4:58 am

gloriak wrote:
March 7th, 2018, 11:02 pm
Hi Lynnet,

May I claim 1-5?

Thanks much,
Gloria
You may!
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Post by HZFerr » March 11th, 2018, 1:21 pm

Hi Lynnet,
Do you have a DPL? If not, I claim DPL. :D
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Post by Lmnei » March 11th, 2018, 1:33 pm

Aloha koʻu hoa!!!!

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Post by Lynnet » March 11th, 2018, 7:33 pm

HZFerr wrote:
March 11th, 2018, 1:21 pm
Hi Lynnet,
Do you have a DPL? If not, I claim DPL. :D
You've got the job :thumbs:
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