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Post by Sunbeard » January 27th, 2019, 9:29 pm

RobMarland wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 3:59 pm
Thanks, everyone!

Sunbeard

There are just a few things that need fixing. I only ask for fixes to errors that obscure the meaning.

7:00, middle page 30. "gaolbird" the old-fashioned spelling of jailbird.
7:55, top page 31. I hear "chopped hair" instead of "cropped hair".
10:05, toward bottom of page 32. "The one question was..." "One" is missing.
14:50, toward bottom of page 36. "'There it is', said Kezia." The "Said Kezia" is missing.

And the noise level is quite loud. Can you see if you can reduce that without making it sound too tinny?

Here is the armature edit. I am not skilled at editing audio as of yet but practice makes perfect. Its difficult to take a second recording and meld it with the original and make it sound like the original. I'll have to play with my input device to find out why so much noise is present.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/dovesnest_01_mansfield_128kb.mp3 17:28

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Post by 2839reader » January 28th, 2019, 9:04 pm

Doves' Nest is section 8. Then Six Years After and then is is Daphne and then Father and the Girls in the text. It does not show that way in the MW
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Post by Kitty » January 29th, 2019, 12:35 am

2839reader wrote:
January 28th, 2019, 9:04 pm
Doves' Nest is section 8. Then Six Years After and then is is Daphne and then Father and the Girls in the text. It does not show that way in the MW
you are correct, probably a switch-around by error along the way. I switched them back to their right place now. Thanks for noticing !

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Post by adr6090 » January 29th, 2019, 11:58 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/dovesnest_14_mansfield_128kb.mp3 time 7:27

Hello,
Here is the section I had claimed. Do let me know if there is anything that I need to fix.
Thanks,
April

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Post by RobMarland » February 4th, 2019, 9:21 am

Sunbeard
Thanks, section 1 PL OK now. Yes, it's not easy to get the edits sounding the same, but you did a good job.

April
Section 14 is PL OK too, thanks. One thing, though: it sounds like you have run a noise correction on your recording. Is that right? To me at least, it sounds a bit like you might have applied too strong a correction because there is that characteristic 'metallic' sound. If I'm right, and you still have the original file, would you mind running another, weaker correction? Or telling me if I'm wrong, so I know for future reference that there are other reasons for this sound?

2839reader & Sonia
Thanks for spotting this and for fixing it. Unfortunately, it's quite easy to accidentally move a section in the MW interface.
Rob Marland
Amends for Ladies by Nathan Field. A bawdy Jacobean comedy.
The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield.
● NEXT: A Woman Is a Weathercock by Nathan Field.

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Post by adr6090 » February 4th, 2019, 12:29 pm

Rob,
Yes, I did Noise Reduction on this file.
I do, in this order, noise clean, compress then amplify 8.1, listen to the "postable" file and anticipate pl comments.
I have been helped out in the past and that is where I have my settings from.
They have worked well and I do hope that you can suggest to me just what I should change for a less tinny sound.
I do still have the original "raw" file so I can follow your suggestions. Thank you,
April
RobMarland wrote:
February 4th, 2019, 9:21 am
Sunbeard
Thanks, section 1 PL OK now. Yes, it's not easy to get the edits sounding the same, but you did a good job.

April
Section 14 is PL OK too, thanks. One thing, though: it sounds like you have run a noise correction on your recording. Is that right? To me at least, it sounds a bit like you might have applied too strong a correction because there is that characteristic 'metallic' sound. If I'm right, and you still have the original file, would you mind running another, weaker correction? Or telling me if I'm wrong, so I know for future reference that there are other reasons for this sound?

2839reader & Sonia
Thanks for spotting this and for fixing it. Unfortunately, it's quite easy to accidentally move a section in the MW interface.

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Post by RobMarland » February 4th, 2019, 2:04 pm

adr6090 wrote:
February 4th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Rob,
Yes, I did Noise Reduction on this file.
I do, in this order, noise clean, compress then amplify 8.1, listen to the "postable" file and anticipate pl comments.
I have been helped out in the past and that is where I have my settings from.
They have worked well and I do hope that you can suggest to me just what I should change for a less tinny sound.
I do still have the original "raw" file so I can follow your suggestions. Thank you,
April
Thanks, April. I will respond via private message.
Rob Marland
Amends for Ladies by Nathan Field. A bawdy Jacobean comedy.
The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield.
● NEXT: A Woman Is a Weathercock by Nathan Field.

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Post by adr6090 » February 4th, 2019, 4:32 pm

Rob,
Sonia,

Here is the original raw file.
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/dovesnest_14_mansfield_RAW_128kb.mp3 time 1:29
April
April

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Post by RobMarland » February 4th, 2019, 4:52 pm

adr6090 wrote:
February 4th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Rob,
Sonia,

Here is the original raw file.
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/dovesnest_14_mansfield_RAW_128kb.mp3 time 1:29
April
OK, thanks, I will tinker with it in the morning.
Rob Marland
Amends for Ladies by Nathan Field. A bawdy Jacobean comedy.
The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield.
● NEXT: A Woman Is a Weathercock by Nathan Field.

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Post by adr6090 » February 6th, 2019, 10:42 am

Rob,

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/soundcheckdovesnest_14_mansfield_128kb.mp3 9:30

Here is the original raw file, let me know if this sounds different to you, please.
April


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Post by RobMarland » February 8th, 2019, 9:29 am

Rob Marland
Amends for Ladies by Nathan Field. A bawdy Jacobean comedy.
The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield.
● NEXT: A Woman Is a Weathercock by Nathan Field.

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Post by adr6090 » February 8th, 2019, 3:42 pm

April

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Post by RobMarland » February 8th, 2019, 5:05 pm

Thanks, April! PL OK.
Rob Marland
Amends for Ladies by Nathan Field. A bawdy Jacobean comedy.
The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield.
● NEXT: A Woman Is a Weathercock by Nathan Field.

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Post by adr6090 » February 9th, 2019, 9:39 am

RobMarland wrote:
February 8th, 2019, 5:05 pm
Thanks, April! PL OK.
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April

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