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Post by Sue Anderson » June 11th, 2018, 1:33 pm

Note: Sue Anderson is the Book Coordinator for this project, mhhbook (Mary in Kansas) is the dedicated proof listener, and TriciaG will MC. Our 13th anniversary songstress, Maria Kasper (commonsparrow3) will host the anniversary song on a separate thread, which will be cross-referenced with this one.

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/librivox-13th-anniversary-collection/

LibriVox 13th Anniversary Collection Deadline for submissions is Tuesday July 31 at midnight!


"LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to life..."
Hugh McGuire, LibriVox's founder, August 9, 2005

This year is the 13th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide LibriVox community. The readings are held together by their connection to the number "13" or to the word "luck." The collection is multilingual. Readings can be in any language. The selections, which are chosen by the readers, include fiction, nonfiction, poems, short stories, and articles.



GUIDELINES:
1) The reading must have the number "13" or "thirteen." "thirteenth," "Friday the 13th," or the word s "luck" or "Baker's Dozen" in the title, or relate to the idea of 13 in some way. All languages are ok!

2) The selection must be in the public domain. For clarification of what it means for a work to be "in the public domain," please see this section of the LibriVox Wiki: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Copyright_and_Public_Domain. Please stick to works that run less than 60 minutes.

3) Please limit yourself to no more than three contributions per reader.

4) To sign up for a reading from the "suggestions list," please indicate your choice by posting in this thread; you can also sign up to read a selection you have discovered on your own by posting it in this thread. Selections in green are available; selections in red have been claimed.

4) We will start with 20 sections, and see how it goes from there. The collection will close at midnight on July 31, 2018.

Basic Recording Guide: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Newbie_Guide_to_Recording

1. RECORD:
  • Be sure to set your recording software to: 44100Hz, 16-bit
  • At the BEGINNING Say: "[Title of Work], by [Author Name]" "This is a Librivox recording, read in honor of the 13th anniversary of LibriVox. All Librivox Recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit Librivox.org"
  • At the END, say: "End of [Title], by [Author Name]"
  • If you wish, you may also say: "Read by ... your name.
  • Please leave no more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of your recording. Add 5 seconds of silence at the end of your recording.
2. EDIT and SAVE your file:
  • Need noise-cleaning?See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.

  • Save or export your recording to an mp3 file at 128kpbs using the following format for the filename:
  • (all lower case. Please omit a, the, etc from title):
    thirteen_titleofwork_authorlastname_yourinitials_128kb.mp3



  • Please keep the file name short. It isn't necessary to put the whole title in the file name - just a word or two. Please omit "a," "the," etc. from the title. Do not put spaces between words. Keep everything lower case. Even your initials should be lower case. The only underscores should be the separations between the thirteen, title, author's name, and your initials. There are only 4 underscores in a title!
3.UPLOAD your recording:
  • Please upload your finished recording using the LibriVox uploader: http://librivox.org/login/uploader. When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please copy and post to this thread. If you don't post the fact that you've uploaded your recording, the book coordinator won't know that you did it!
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  • If you have trouble reading the image above, please send a private message to any admin.
  • To upload, you'll need to select the MC, which for the 13th Anniversary Collection is TriciaG.
  • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.
4. POST the following information in this thread:
  • The link you copied from the uploader to your file.
  • Source from which you read (i.e. Gutenberg or other etext url. NOTE: If posting a Gutenberg link please provide the link to the download page, e.g. http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/# where # is the PG project number for the book.)
  • Length in minutes.
  • If this is your first Librivox recording, We will also need your name as you would like it to appear on the catalog page and the URL of your homepage if you have one and would like it linked to your name on the catalog page.
5. DEADLINE FOR EDITS on recordings you have submitted:
  • The level of proof listening on this project is "standard." Your recording does not need to be word perfect; we will just proof for "repeated words or passages that the reader likely intended to edit out" and such. For a discussion of the levels of proof listening, please see this Wiki page: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Guide_for_Proof-listeners#Levels_of_Proof-listening.
  • We do ask that you complete any editing requested by the Dedicated Proof Listener within two weeks of the request, or, if you need more time than this, that you post in this thread to request an extension. There’s no shame in this; we’re all volunteers and things happen. Extensions are, however, at the discretion of the Book Coordinator.

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Post by Sue Anderson » June 11th, 2018, 1:33 pm

:D We're depending on you for suggestions for readings. :D We'd like to hear from you. Please post your 13th anniversary suggestions in this thread.

Readings in green are available.


Readings in red have been claimed.
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Here are some poems suggested by Erin (Newgatenovelist). Thanks, Erin!
Thirteen Years of Service by Anna Philley, pp. 42-43
https://archive.org/details/poems00phil

Eleanor When Thirteen Months Old by William Collins Reed, pp. 96-97
https://archive.org/details/poems00reed

The Thirteenth of April, 1829 by George Howard pp. 43-47
https://archive.org/details/poemsbygeorgehow00carlrich

Leo Thirteenth by William Gavin Hume
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89099760787;view=1up;seq=14

The Thirteenth Satire of Juvenal by John Quincy Adams, pp. 39-51
https://archive.org/details/religions00adam

To Alice on Her Thirteenth Birthday by Sarah Metcalf Phipps
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=osu.32435001689520;view=1up;seq=37

To a Child on Her Thirteenth Birthday by John Cave
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31175035235756;view=1up;seq=29

A Thirteenth Century Prayer by Bruce Malaher, p. 35
https://archive.org/details/wizardsloomother00mala

A Thirteenth-Century Parable by Helen Hunt Jackson, pp. 123-126
https://archive.org/details/poemsbyhelenjack00jack

Beginning of the Thirteenth Iliad by William Sidney Walker, pp. 203-206
https://archive.org/details/gustavusvasaothe00walkiala

Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity by Reginald Heber, pp. 124-125
https://archive.org/details/pohebe00hebe

Hymn for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity by Jedediah Huntington, pp. 210-211
https://archive.org/details/poems00hunt

Thirteenth Epode of Horace, Imitated by Josias Lyndon Arnold
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31822038205340;view=1up;seq=23

Here's a suggestion from CollenMc:

it's a longer feature article from 1896 that would stand on its own: "Is Thirteen Unlucky?" The subheadlines gives a good sense of what the article is about: "The Opinions of Railroad Men, Police, and Fire Fighters. SOLACE FOR THE SUPERSTITIOUS In the Experience of Men of Affairs, Thirteen Seems About as Good as Any Other Number."
Here's the permalink to that one: https://nyti.ms/2lxyRpr


Here are some suggestions from TriciaG;

"Number Thirteen" - Short story from Sunday Magazine, August 2, 1908. https://archive.org/details/NumberThirteen

"Thirteen Views of the War" - 1919 article from The English Journal on WWI, 12 pages, about 4600 wds. https://archive.org/details/jstor-801767

"Thirteen Years of Wheat Selection" 1914 article from The American Naturalist. https://archive.org/details/jstor-2456079

"The struggle of thirteen states for thirteen years to create a government" 1912 address. 10,200 words. https://archive.org/details/struggleofthirte00warr

"Thirteen plus, a comedy in three acts" - 1922. https://archive.org/details/thirteenpluscome00brid - a full-size play.

"Directions for poisoning thirteen-striped ground squirrels" :shock: by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1941. 2 pages. https://archive.org/details/directionsforpoi195usfi

"Retroperitoneal lipoma weighing thirteen pounds twelve ounces" by Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1902. 6-and-a-fraction pages. https://archive.org/details/b22457513


And here are some suggestions from Mary and Sue:

The Clock Strikes Thirteen
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34403


"Thirteen Club Dinner" from The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/38812


Thirteen Years of a Busy Woman's Life by Mrs. Alec-Tweedie
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/55263


The Story of the Thirteen colonies
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48051


Thirteen Years in the Oregon Penitentiary By Joseph Kelley
https://books.google.com/books?id=vAQMAAAAYAAJ


Lords of the Housetops: Thirteen Cat Tales by W. L. Alden et al.
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30092


Who Was the Thirteenth Son, from Told in the Coffee House, Turkish Tales
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30577


The Grim Thirteen, Short Stories by Thirteen Authors of Standing
https://books.google.com/books?id=kS9AAAAAYAAJ&pg=PR12&dq


"Missing: Page Thirteen," by Anna Katherine Green, from Masterpieces of Mystery
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/27523


"The Clock That Struck Thirteen," from Uncanny Tales
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35641


Meier Helmbrecht: A German Farmer of the Thirteenth Century, from Studies in Mediaeval Life and Literature
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/37865


"The Adventure of the Thirteen Cabs," from Some Adventures of Mr. Surelock Keys
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/47368


13 Days, The Chronicle of an Escape from a German Prison, by Capt. J.A.L. Caunter, 1918
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35724


Friday, the Thirteenth: A Novel by Thomas William Lawson
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12345


The Thirteenth, Greatest of Centuries, by James J. Walsh
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/38680


"Immanauel di Roma, A Thirteenth-Century Hebrew Humorist, and a Friend of Dante,
by J. Chotzner https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/45037


"The Thirteenth Son of the King of Erin," from Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/36540


Chance and Luck, by Richard A. Proctor a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries, and the
fallacies of gambling "http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17224/17224-pdf.pdf?session_id=b6b8515b9f622978835e087412cb75afad2eb90a


"Black for Luck," by P. G. Wodehouse, from The Man With Two Left Feet
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7471


"The Luck of Roaring Camp," by Bret Harte, from Selected Stories
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1312


"The Year of Good Luck," by Louisa May Alcott, from Her Life, Letters and Journals
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/38049


"Gambler's Luck," by J. T. Bealby, from Wierd Tales
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/31439


"Jack in Luck," from Mother's Nursery Tales, by Katharine Pyle
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49001


"Good Luck is Better Than Gold," from Old Fashioned Fairy Tales
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/15592


"Luck," from The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories, Mark Twain
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3251/3251-h/3251-h.htm#link2H_4_0013


"Lucky Luck", from the Crimson Fairy Book, Andrew Lang
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2435


"Science v.s. Luck," from Sketches New and Old, Mark Twain
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3189/3189-h/3189-h.htm#science


Thirteen Years of Travel and Exploration in Alaska, 1890
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenyearsoft00pier#page/n5/mode/2up


The Suffrage Franchise in the 13 English Colonies in America
https://archive.org/stream/cu31924030452373#page/n5/mode/2up


Thought Questions and Answers Treating of Thirteen Different Subjects
https://archive.org/stream/thoughtquestions00dahl#page/n9/mode/2up


13,000 miles of sight seeing in thirty days. A great race for a big prize
https://archive.org/details/13000milesofsigh00boyn


The Mystery of June 13th
https://archive.org/details/mysteryjuneth00compgoog


Thirteen Years on the Prairies
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenyearsonp00pennuoft#page/n7/mode/2up


Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenmonthsi00stevgoog#page/n10/mode/2up


Thirteen from the Front
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenfromfron01bass#page/n3/mode/2up


The Cruise of the Land Yacht Wanderer or 1300 Miles in My Caravan
https://archive.org/stream/cruiseoflandyach00stab#page/n7/mode/2up


A personal narrative of thirteen years service amongst the wild tribes of Khondistan for the suppression of human
sacrifice. https://archive.org/details/personalnarrativ00camp_0


A Visit to Thirteen Asylums for the Insane, 1841
https://archive.org/stream/visittothirteena00earl#page/n5/mode/2up


Mediaeval Europe (814-1300)
https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.41509


With the 13th Minnesota in the Philippines
https://archive.org/stream/withthminnesota00bowegoog#page/n4/mode/2up


Thirteen Worthies
https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.60491/2015.60491.Thirteen-Worthies#page/n0/mode/2up


Thirteen Stories
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenstories01grahgoog#page/n0/mode/2up


The Thirteen Principal Upanishads
https://archive.org/stream/in.gov.ignca.8896/8896#page/n0/mode/2up


Thirteen Appreciations
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenapprecia00whytuoft#page/n0/mode/2up


Thirteen Years in Mexico
https://archive.org/details/thirteenyearsinm00dree


Thirteen Satires of Juvenal
https://archive.org/details/thirteensatireso00juve_1


President James A. Garfield The rest of the presidents are still available.Recollections of Thirteen Presidents https://archive.org/stream/recollectionsoft00wise#page/n0/mode/2up

Bhasa and the Authorship of Thirteen Trivandrum Plays
https://archive.org/stream/BhasaAndTheAuthorshipOfThirteenTrivanarumPlaysHiranandaShastri/Bhasa%20And%20The
%20Authorship%20Of%20Thirteen%20Trivanarum%20Plays%20Hirananda%20Shastri#page/n19/mode/2up


Thirteen All Told
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenalltold00harrrich#page/n39/mode/2up


Thirteen Stories of the Far West
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenstorieso00heeruoft#page/n3/mode/2up


Thirteen Years Among the Wild Beasts of India
https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.22599/2015.22599.Thirteen-Years-Among-The-Wild-Beasts-Of-
India#page/n7/mode/2up


The Friends of Christ in the New Testament. 13 Discourses
https://archive.org/stream/cu31924029328857#page/n9/mode/2up


The Planter or Thirteen Years in the South
https://archive.org/stream/SABCP04507800#page/n1/mode/2up


Thirteen Astro Theological Sermons
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenastrothe00tayl#page/n3/mode/2u


A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things
https://archive.org/stream/messagetogarciat00hubb#page/n7/mode/2up


Pedestrian Tour Thirteen Hundred and Forty Seven Miles Through Wales and England
https://books.google.com/books?id=y9oDAAAAQAAJ (vol. 1)
https://archive.org/stream/apedestriantour01pedegoog#page/n0/mode/2up


The Luck of Thirteen. Wanderings and Flight Through Montenegro and Serbia
https://archive.org/stream/luckofthirteenwa00gord#page/n7/mode/2up


Twelve to Thirteen
https://archive.org/stream/twelvetothirteen00drin#page/n1/mode/2up


The First Thirteen Years of the Reign of King Edward the Fourth
https://archive.org/stream/edwardfourth00camduoft#page/n5/mode/2up


Thirteen from the Front: A Memento
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenfromfron01bass#page/n5/mode/2up


Luck on the Wing: Thirteen Stories of a Sky Spy
https://archive.org/stream/luckonwingthirt01haslgoog#page/n26/mode/2up


Pirates! Or the Curse of the Black Revenge. A Melodrama in Thirteen Acts
https://archive.org/stream/piratesorcruiseo00bann#page/n1/mode/2up


The Cavalier Dismounted. An Essay on the Origin of the Founders of the Thirteen Colonies
https://archive.org/stream/cavalierdismount00whitiala#page/n3/mode/2up


Rifle and Romance in the Indian Jungle. A Record of Thirteen Years
https://archive.org/stream/rifleromanceinin00glasrich#page/n5/mode/2up


Four Hundred and Thirteen Questions in History and Geography
https://archive.org/stream/fourhundredthirt00mcea#page/n3/mode/2up


Thirteen Years at the Russian Court
https://archive.org/stream/thirteenyearsatr00gill#page/n11/mode/2up


Memoirs of Father Ripa. Thirteen Years Residence at the Court of Peking
https://archive.org/stream/memoirsoffatherr00riparich#page/n9/mode/2up
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Post by Sue Anderson » June 11th, 2018, 1:34 pm

:birthday: Sing along with the 13th anniversary song!

Maria Kasper (commonsparrow3) is our composer for this year's celebratory song. Here is the link to the song:
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=70678 Join in the fun! These are great lyrics!


Once more we gather together in song
To celebrate LibriVox still going strong.
Our LibriVox mission we proudly proclaim –
We will read every book in the public domain.

We shout out a thank-you to all volunteers
Who’ve kept LibriVox lively for 13 great years.
Their many and various talents combine
To help us keep growing, one book at a time.

Here’s to our readers! Their voices they give
To lift words from pages, and make those words live.
For each hour you hear, they have spent two or three,
To edit and polish and be blooper-free.

Here’s to our proof-listeners! They give an ear
Alert and attentive to all that they hear,
They find sneezes, and dog barks, and the teakettle’s hiss,
And they catch all the edits that we somehow miss.

Here’s to our BC’s, as busy as bees,
They juggle group projects with style and with ease.
Of assignments and sections they never lose track,
For resolving confusion they have quite the knack.

Here’s to our Admins, their talents we prize.
With a wave of their hand, Magic Windows arise.
Finished projects they catalog, errors they fix,
Pesky technical glitches they know how to lick.

Here’s to our researchers hunting to find
The links that we need to the info on line.
They find authors and dates, they locate PD texts,
And they post great suggestions of what to read next.

Here’s to our artists! Their skills they apply
Designing book covers that catch someone’s eye.
Using photos and pixels and fonts as their tools,
For layouts as clear and as lovely as jewels.

Here’s to our well-seasoned veterans who share
Advice and good guidance with humor and care.
And here’s to our newbies who’ve answered the call;
They’re the future of LibriVox -- Welcome them all!

We record every book in the public domain.
Twelve thousand books done – many more yet remain.
It takes many hands to help LibriVox run,
As we keep reading books – and what’s more – having fun!
Many books beckon yet! And a lot of good fun!

(Cheering and hurrahs!)
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Post by Sue Anderson » June 11th, 2018, 6:22 pm

Well, to get the 13th Anniversary Collection off to a running start, here's a lively piece written by a female journalist, Ruth Sanders, for the magazine Motor Age, on September 13, 1917. Sanders interviewed car owners from virtually all the states who had chosen, in the style of today's vanity plates, the number "13" for their license plate. It seems a lot of people thought "13" was their lucky number. The reasons given were varied. A certain Quinn J. Thomas of Highland Park, Michigan, told Sanders that his car had run "8644 miles and has the original tires. The front right tire went 8244 miles without a puncture and the left 8644." George C. Gilman from Denver, Colorado, had similar luck with his "13." Gil "did not spend a cent on his car for 6500 miles and then only $2.15 for a bearing he forgot to oil." Better yet, "He has not been pinched this year for violating city ordinances."

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/thirteen_sanders_sa_128kb.mp3

"Ye Knights of Ye Thirteenth Car"
from Motor Age, September 13, 1917
by Ruth Sanders

31:18

https://books.google.com/books?id=bVbujiSPlRcC&pg=RA10-PA8&dq=friday+the+13th&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiJrJXO1J_bAhVM04MKHcPVBFIQ6AEISDAF#v=onepage&q=friday%20the%2013th&f=false
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Post by DrPGould » June 12th, 2018, 9:37 pm

Sue:

I'd like to read Jacques Futrelle's The Problem of Cell 13, but at 13,000 words, I don't think I can get it in in 70 minutes. Is it possible that the selection could be split in two? (If not, I've got a backup selection).

Many thanks,

Philip
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Post by Sue Anderson » June 13th, 2018, 4:18 am

DrPGould wrote:
June 12th, 2018, 9:37 pm
Sue:

I'd like to read Jacques Futrelle's The Problem of Cell 13, but at 13,000 words, I don't think I can get it in in 70 minutes. Is it possible that the selection could be split in two? (If not, I've got a backup selection).

Many thanks,

Philip
Hi, Phillip, An intriguing title, and it's in the public domain! :) So, sure, you can split the story into two parts.
https://books.google.com/books?id=MUtBAQAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=The+problem+of+cell+13&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiYmKvHwNDbAhUIbq0KHeuGCjgQ6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q=The%20problem%20of%20cell%2013&f=false

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Post by TriciaG » June 13th, 2018, 6:43 am

Moved to Readers Wanted. :)
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Post by DrPGould » June 13th, 2018, 7:47 am

Thanks, Sue!

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Post by Boris » June 14th, 2018, 2:05 pm

Dear Sue,

I would like to ask if I may contribute Shakespeare's Sonnet XIII:

http://www.bartleby.com/101/157.html

As this is very short, what do you think about the idea if I read the same Sonnet XIII also in German and Spanish? This way, the contribution would still be short enough, I guess, but it would also underline the international character of Librivox.

kind regards,

Boris

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Post by Sue Anderson » June 14th, 2018, 3:46 pm

Boris wrote:
June 14th, 2018, 2:05 pm
Dear Sue,

I would like to ask if I may contribute Shakespeare's Sonnet XIII:

http://www.bartleby.com/101/157.html

As this is very short, what do you think about the idea if I read the same Sonnet XIII also in German and Spanish? This way, the contribution would still be short enough, I guess, but it would also underline the international character of Librivox.

kind regards,

Boris
Hi Boris, I think it would be a great idea to read the Sonnet in three different languages! :) What you'll want to do is make each language a separate file, with the Librivox introduction spoken in the language you are going to read the sonnet in (that is, one file each for English, German, and Spanish).

Your source for the English version is fine; it is in the Public Domain. Would you be so kind as to post the sources you want to read from in German and Spanish, so I can check to be sure they are PD, in the Public Domain, before you record. Then you'll be set to go. I've reserved spots for you in the MW.

If you have time, perhaps you could translate the words "read in honor of the 13th anniversary of LibriVox" into German, and post them here for the benefit of other readers.

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Post by Boris » June 15th, 2018, 2:25 pm

Dear Sue,

thank you very much! Here is the source for the German version:

https://de.wikisource.org/wiki/William_Shakspeare%27s_s%C3%A4mmtliche_Gedichte

This link shows the front page (1840)

Here is sonnet XIII:

https://de.wikisource.org/wiki/William_Shakspeare%27s_s%C3%A4mmtliche_Gedichte/Sonett_XIII


The words "read in honor of the 13th anniversary of LibriVox" would be in German "gelesen zu Ehren des dreizehnten Geburtstages von Librivox".

Do you have already the corresponding words for the Spanish intro/ outro?

Surprisingly enough, I have some trouble finding a Spanish PD source for this sonnet - I keep looking...

Kind regards

Boris

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Post by Sue Anderson » June 15th, 2018, 4:46 pm

Boris wrote:
June 15th, 2018, 2:25 pm

The words "read in honor of the 13th anniversary of LibriVox" would be in German "gelesen zu Ehren des dreizehnten Geburtstages von Librivox".

Do you have already the corresponding words for the Spanish intro/ outro?

Surprisingly enough, I have some trouble finding a Spanish PD source for this sonnet - I keep looking...

Kind regards

Boris
Hi Boris, Thank you for the German source for Shakespeare's Sonnet #13. :) It is PD and ok to use.

Thanks also for the German translation of "in honor of the 13th anniversary of LibriVox. " We don't have a Spanish translation yet; if you want to do it, that would be great!

You may have difficulty finding a PD Spanish translation, according to what is said in this journal article, "Shakespeare's Sonnets in Spanish: Rescuing the Early Verse Translations" http://www.traduccionliteraria.org/1611/art/pujante.htm.

I ventured to check out a few of the sources mentioned in that article.. The sonnets translated by Fernando Maristany in his book La cien mejores poesias (liricas) de la lengua inglesa; traducidas directamente en verso; 1918 are available, PD, on archive.org: https://archive.org/stream/lacienmejorespoe00mariuoft#page/n20/mode/1up . However, unfortunately Maristany's anthology does not include Sonnet 13! :( But maybe you could read a sonnet from Maristany's anthology for a multilingual collection. I have no idea if his translations are any good.

Good luck with your search.

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Post by Boris » June 16th, 2018, 12:50 am

Dear Sue,

surprises, surprises...now I have seen that the English sources I provided leads to a "wrong" sonnet - appearently, they counted the poems in another order or whatever, anyway, I found another public domain source and read from this:

Here is the cover of the book:

https://archive.org/stream/Shakespearessonn01shak_201303/shakespearessonn01shak#page/n0/mode/2up

Here is sonnet 13:

https://archive.org/stream/Shakespearessonn01shak_201303/shakespearessonn01shak#page/n61/mode/2up

Here my recording:

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/thirteen_sonettxiiienglish_shakespeare_bg_128kb.mp3

1:32

Here is the German version:

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/thirteen_sonettxiiigerman_shakespeare_bg_128kb.mp3

1:30

https://de.wikisource.org/wiki/William_Shakspeare%27s_s%C3%A4mmtliche_Gedichte/Sonett_XIII


kind regards,

Boris

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Post by Sue Anderson » June 16th, 2018, 5:42 am

Boris wrote:
June 16th, 2018, 12:50 am
Dear Sue,

surprises, surprises...now I have seen that the English sources I provided leads to a "wrong" sonnet - appearently, they counted the poems in another order or whatever, anyway, I found another public domain source and read from this:

kind regards,

Boris
Hi Boris, Well, as it is said "all's well that ends well!" Sources can be tricky.

Thanks for Shakespeare in English and German! :) I enjoyed listening to the German in particular (my grandparents' native language, but which I don't speak).

The anniversary collection has a dedicated proof listener, Mary in Arkansas, so the next step is for her to PL your readings. We'll hope you can find a Spanish version.

Regards,

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Post by mhhbook » June 16th, 2018, 11:53 am

Section 1 "Ye Knights of Ye 13th Car" is PL OK. :thumbs:
Mary

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