[stories] A bunch of keys, where they were found and what they might have unlocked -ck

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Post by Carolin » December 18th, 2018, 11:14 pm

Kalamareader wrote:
December 18th, 2018, 7:49 pm
May I claim Section 2? This will be my first project, so please be patient with me. :)
Hi and welcome to librivox! You are welcome to participate in this project. To be able to sign you up, i need to know under which name or pseudonym you would like to appear in the catalog. We can also link to your personal website or blog.

I see you have already completed your one minute test, so i only need your catalog info to get you started :) thank you!
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Post by Kalamareader » December 19th, 2018, 2:41 pm

Thank you. Please use Wayne Cooke for the catalog listing.

I will get the reading to you soon.

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Post by Kalamareader » December 19th, 2018, 3:02 pm

Well, Carolin, here is my first attempt. I hope all is close to acceptable. :wink:

abunchofkeys_02_various_128kb.mp3

Section duration: 10:34

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Post by Kalamareader » December 19th, 2018, 3:27 pm

I realized what I did wrong. :oops: Here is the link to the recording:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/abunchofkeys_02_various_128kb.mp3

The time still is about 10:34

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Post by svonb002 » December 19th, 2018, 8:42 pm

~ Stefan V.

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Post by Carolin » December 20th, 2018, 2:39 am

great, thank you both :D
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Post by JayKitty76 » December 20th, 2018, 1:14 pm

The Preface is PL OK :thumbs:

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Post by JayKitty76 » December 20th, 2018, 1:22 pm

Hi Opheliad,
By listening to the first few seconds of chapter 1, I see there are a few problems that need to be fixed first:

The MP3 format is in 192 kbps. In Audacity, change this by going to File>Export>Export as MP3>Format Options and set the Quality to 128 kbps.

Volume falls too low in the dB scale (86-92 dB and it is currently at 80 dB). You can fix this by going to Effects>Amplify and bring it up by around 8 dB.
There are a lot of clicking and popping noises in the recording. Highlight one or two of these, go to Effects>Noise Reduction>Get Noise Profile, then click Ctrl+A to select everything (on a PC) and click Effects>Noise Reduction and plug in Noise Reduction=10, Sensitivity=3 and Frequency Smoothing=1.

Once you fix these, I'll be happy to give it another go :thumbs:

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Post by Carolin » December 21st, 2018, 3:25 am

thank you!
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Post by JayKitty76 » January 1st, 2019, 12:11 pm

Section 2-
Great reading, excellent narration, PL OK.

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Post by Carolin » January 2nd, 2019, 1:45 am

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by Kalamareader » January 3rd, 2019, 10:41 pm

Thank you so much.

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Post by Kalamareader » January 3rd, 2019, 11:45 pm

May I claim sections 5 and 6, "Keys to the Piano"?

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Post by Carolin » January 4th, 2019, 12:05 am

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by queenk8 » January 4th, 2019, 6:52 pm

I'd like to claims sections 14, 15, and 16 - Three Keys on a Small Ring of their Own, please.
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