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Post by neecheelok70 » May 21st, 2019, 6:13 am

Anytime, Sonia.

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Post by ToddHW » May 21st, 2019, 10:50 am

36 and 69 fixed and uploaded for spot PL. Lengths now 17:36 and 18:21 respectively.

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Post by Horner94 » May 21st, 2019, 5:22 pm

Hello,

May I claim section 49?

Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by Kitty » May 21st, 2019, 11:21 pm

ToddHW wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 10:50 am
36 and 69 fixed and uploaded for spot PL. Lengths now 17:36 and 18:21 respectively.
thank you, Todd, excellent patches. Now both are PL ok :)

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » May 21st, 2019, 11:23 pm

Horner94 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 5:22 pm
May I claim section 49?
hi Chad :) welcome to this project, I see this is the first book of the series you're participating in. Thanks for the claim, section 49 is assigned to you. Please check the first and second post regarding long disclaimer, title and footnotes, if applicable.

Have fun !

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Post by Horner94 » May 22nd, 2019, 12:25 am

Kitty wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 11:23 pm
Horner94 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 5:22 pm
May I claim section 49?
hi Chad :) welcome to this project, I see this is the first book of the series you're participating in. Thanks for the claim, section 49 is assigned to you. Please check the first and second post regarding long disclaimer, title and footnotes, if applicable.

Have fun !

Sonia
Hello :D Thanks for welcoming me to this project!
Please review audio recording for section 49: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_49_tappan_128kb.mp3 Time: 12:34
I look forward to hearing back from you :thumbs:
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by Kitty » May 22nd, 2019, 1:48 am

Horner94 wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 12:25 am
Please review audio recording for section 49: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_49_tappan_128kb.mp3 Time: 12:34
I look forward to hearing back from you :thumbs:
oh that was fast ! thank you for your section, Chad.

Your reading is quite fluent, but easily understandable. As a small suggestion though, between paragraphs it would be easier for the listener if you did one second more of pause. You are rushing a bit through the text, not the speed of the reading as such, but the lack of breathing pauses. There is no opportunity for a listener to ponder and think about the meaning of the text if you don’t make small breaks from time to time. Between paragraphs would be a good opportunity to put in about a second or 1.5 seconds of pause. Anything longer sounds too long, but a bit over 1 second is totally helpful. Now this is only a suggestion, and please, you don't need to correct this now for this text, that would be too much fiddling. I'm only mentioning for your consideration for further recordings :)

However, here are a few things you will have to correct before I can mark this section ok:

> at 0:02: the silence at the beginning is too long, we recommend not more than 0.5-1 second, otherwise people start to wonder whether there is something wrong with the audio ;)

> at 4:45: (p. 271) “He remains in the saddle for five or six hours at a stretch willingly” – you inserted “at a trench” if I’m not mistaken. :hmm: It sounds like “at a stretch at a trench willingly”. could you cut out these two wrong words please ? It might be difficult, so maybe re-recording that one sentence is easier

> at 6:24: (p. 272) “and discusses State affairs with them” – you say “the affairs”, I’m tending towards saying this is optional, but if you don’t mind correcting, of course “State affairs” conveys the correct meaning much better

> at 11:39: (p. 275) you forgot to include the footnote for cabotin here. Please insert at this point, right after “cabotin”, the following sentence: “Footnote – Cabotin means literally strolling player, but is an untranslatable word – End of Footnote

> at 12:07: before “End of Section 49” you could really leave 1-2 seconds of pause, so there is a bit of a break in the text when it’s finished.

> at 2:19-2:34: all this you can cut out. We need only standard 5 seconds at the end of the recording. Also there is a correction you are speaking here at 12:28, which definitely should get cut ;)

> finally, careful with the file-name, since we have over 100 sections, you need to have 3 digits, so add a 0 before your number 49

thanks

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » May 22nd, 2019, 10:00 am

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Post by Kitty » May 22nd, 2019, 10:55 am

alanmapstone wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 10:00 am
Section 50 - The German Fatherland
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_050_tappan_128kb.mp3
I see you're going for the German patriot songs this time, Alan but you resisted the urge to sing this time :mrgreen: nicely done and PL ok.

If I may make a suggestion, I only felt that the pause between the title and the beginning of the poem (0:36-0:39) was a bit too long for comfort. It's optional if you want to cut it down a bit (under 2 seconds), but it's also ok if you don't.

Thanks

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Post by Horner94 » May 22nd, 2019, 11:48 am

Kitty wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 1:48 am
Horner94 wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 12:25 am
Please review audio recording for section 49: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_49_tappan_128kb.mp3 Time: 12:34
I look forward to hearing back from you :thumbs:
oh that was fast ! thank you for your section, Chad.

Your reading is quite fluent, but easily understandable. As a small suggestion though, between paragraphs it would be easier for the listener if you did one second more of pause. You are rushing a bit through the text, not the speed of the reading as such, but the lack of breathing pauses. There is no opportunity for a listener to ponder and think about the meaning of the text if you don’t make small breaks from time to time. Between paragraphs would be a good opportunity to put in about a second or 1.5 seconds of pause. Anything longer sounds too long, but a bit over 1 second is totally helpful. Now this is only a suggestion, and please, you don't need to correct this now for this text, that would be too much fiddling. I'm only mentioning for your consideration for further recordings :)

However, here are a few things you will have to correct before I can mark this section ok:

> at 0:02: the silence at the beginning is too long, we recommend not more than 0.5-1 second, otherwise people start to wonder whether there is something wrong with the audio ;)

> at 4:45: (p. 271) “He remains in the saddle for five or six hours at a stretch willingly” – you inserted “at a trench” if I’m not mistaken. :hmm: It sounds like “at a stretch at a trench willingly”. could you cut out these two wrong words please ? It might be difficult, so maybe re-recording that one sentence is easier

> at 6:24: (p. 272) “and discusses State affairs with them” – you say “the affairs”, I’m tending towards saying this is optional, but if you don’t mind correcting, of course “State affairs” conveys the correct meaning much better

> at 11:39: (p. 275) you forgot to include the footnote for cabotin here. Please insert at this point, right after “cabotin”, the following sentence: “Footnote – Cabotin means literally strolling player, but is an untranslatable word – End of Footnote

> at 12:07: before “End of Section 49” you could really leave 1-2 seconds of pause, so there is a bit of a break in the text when it’s finished.

> at 2:19-2:34: all this you can cut out. We need only standard 5 seconds at the end of the recording. Also there is a correction you are speaking here at 12:28, which definitely should get cut ;)

> finally, careful with the file-name, since we have over 100 sections, you need to have 3 digits, so add a 0 before your number 49

thanks

Sonia
Hello Sonia,
I have made the amendments to the audio recording.
Please review audio recording for section 49: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_049_tappan_128kb.mp3 Time 12:24
I look forward to hearing back from you.
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by alanmapstone » May 22nd, 2019, 11:52 am

Kitty wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 10:55 am
alanmapstone wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 10:00 am
Section 50 - The German Fatherland
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_050_tappan_128kb.mp3
I see you're going for the German patriot songs this time, Alan but you resisted the urge to sing this time :mrgreen: nicely done and PL ok.
I did consider singing this but it is a bit long for singing and I did not think the text felt particularly musical. More a declamatory poem.

Now I have to start on all the new dramatic roles I have rashly taken on. With Todd launching so many new plays I got I bit carried away with my claims.

Best wishes and thanks for the rapid PL.
alan
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Post by Kitty » May 23rd, 2019, 3:40 am

Horner94 wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 11:48 am
I have made the amendments to the audio recording.
Please review audio recording for section 49: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_049_tappan_128kb.mp3 Time 12:24
I look forward to hearing back from you.
thank you, Chad, everything perfectly in place now. The volume of the footnote is a bit soft compared to the rest, but it's still understandable, so I'll mark it PL ok now. :)

Sonia

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Post by ToddHW » May 23rd, 2019, 5:19 am

alanmapstone wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 11:52 am
Kitty wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 10:55 am
alanmapstone wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 10:00 am
Section 50 - The German Fatherland
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldstory_volume07_050_tappan_128kb.mp3
I see you're going for the German patriot songs this time, Alan but you resisted the urge to sing this time :mrgreen: nicely done and PL ok.
I did consider singing this but it is a bit long for singing and I did not think the text felt particularly musical. More a declamatory poem.

Now I have to start on all the new dramatic roles I have rashly taken on. With Todd launching so many new plays I got I bit carried away with my claims.

Best wishes and thanks for the rapid PL.
That's it: let's blame Todd and the new play starts. I'm using that same excuse for not having finished my sections here too.

Thanks, Todd

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Post by Kitty » May 23rd, 2019, 5:40 am

ToddHW wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 5:19 am
That's it: let's blame Todd and the new play starts. I'm using that same excuse for not having finished my sections here too.
:lol: well technically you have a play in this project as well, Todd ;) so no excuses

And we're all happy that you propose so many plays :9:

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Post by alanmapstone » May 23rd, 2019, 9:40 am

Kitty wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 5:40 am
ToddHW wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 5:19 am
That's it: let's blame Todd and the new play starts. I'm using that same excuse for not having finished my sections here too.
And we're all happy that you propose so many plays :9:
Three cheers for Todd...........and Sonia :clap:
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