[Open] Children's Short Works, Vol. 032 - m8b1

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Post by m8b1 » August 23rd, 2019, 10:22 am

Children's Short Works Vol. 032.
Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 032: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.
NEW READERS: Please read the Newbie Guide to Recording and do a short test recording before submitting here, just to make sure that all your settings are OK. Then please read this post carefully and refer back to it. It has all the information you need to submit a recording successfully.

This collection is for any children's short work in the English Language in the public domain, preferably less than 60 minutes. You are welcome to contribute as many as you wish, and there is no need to "sign-up" before recording as long as the work is clearly in the public domain. Please post here if you are unsure about public domain status.
Please submit poetry to: LibriVox Short Poetry Collection

Where can I find short works for children?
Try http://www.gutenberg.org/
http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/loccs/pz
or any other place you can find some - but they must be Public Domain - many children's things on the internet are not.

You may read a limit of 4 selections per volume.

Multiple versions are always welcome, so you can record a story that has been recorded before. (If the same stories are submitted twice in the same collection, we will carry the second version over to the next collection) .

You may prefer to submit your recording to one of the other more specialised short story collections.

After 15 recordings are submitted, we will prooflisten, catalog and make them available to the public.

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. 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 5 seconds of silence at the end of your recording or 10 seconds if longer than 30 minutes.
2. EDIT and SAVE your file:
  • Need noise-cleaning?Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear distracting background noise, you may want to clean it up a bit. The free version 2.1.1. of Audacity (Mac/Win) has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide. Note: Noisecleaning with earlier versions of Audacity is not recommended.

  • ID3 Tags:ID tags are no longer needed - they are now produced automatically.

  • Save or export your recording to an mp3 file at 128kbps using the following filename:
    • File Name: Put file name all in lowercase, and the title all in one word (no leading articles i.e. the, a, an, and NO SPACES): csw032_shorttitleinoneword_readersinitials_128kb.mp3,
      e.g. csw032_scarletgiantbean_ge_128kb.mp3
3. SUBMIT your recording:
Please upload your finished recording using the LibriVox uploader (when your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please copy to post in this thread):
Uploader: http://librivox.org/login/uploader
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If you have trouble reading the image above, please send a private message to any admin
You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: m8b1.
*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
    • Name of your story
    • Author (birth year - death year)
    • Translator if applicable (birth year - death year)
    • Source from which you read (i.e. Gutenberg etext url)
    • Length in minutes
    • If this is your first Librivox recording, I will also need your name as you would like it to appear on the catalogue page and the URL of your homepage if you have one and would like it linked to your name on the catalogue page.


Want to see if what you plan to record has been done already?
http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?
Search by keywords in the Catalog Search
But don't let this stop you from recording your own version!

Please don't download files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!

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Post by m8b1 » August 24th, 2019, 4:37 pm

Note: There will be a limit of 4 selections per volume per reader going forward, to give everyone a chance to exhibit. :D

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Post by Horner94 » August 24th, 2019, 5:36 pm

Hi!
I wanted to make a contribution to this collection.
Author: Helen Bannerman (1862-1946).
Title: The Story of Little Black Mingo
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/11162/11162-h/11162-h.htm
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_storyoflittleblackmingo_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 08:56
Kind regards,
Chad
Last edited by Horner94 on August 25th, 2019, 10:11 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by Horner94 » August 25th, 2019, 8:40 am

And another contribution :D
Author: Walter Crane (1845-1915)
Title: The Buckle My Shoe Picture Book - One, Two, Buckle My Shoe; A Gaping-Wide-Mouth Waddling Frog; My Mother
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/23895/23895-h/23895-h.htm
Audio recording ready for PL'ing:
https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_bucklemyshoepicturebook_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 06:56
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by ColleenMc » August 25th, 2019, 11:22 am

m8b1 wrote:
August 24th, 2019, 4:37 pm
Note: There will be a limit of 4 selections per volume per reader going forward, to give everyone a chance to exhibit. :D
Thank you!

Colleen

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Post by Horner94 » August 25th, 2019, 11:44 am

Hello! :D
Here is my next submission.
Author: Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886).
Title: The Panjandrum Picture Book
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/28557/28557-h/28557-h.htm
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_panjandrumpicturebook_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 04:31
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by Horner94 » August 25th, 2019, 5:21 pm

Hello! :D
My here is my final submission for this collection.
Author: Beatrix Potter (1866-1943).
Title: The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/15284/15284-h/15284-h.htm
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_taleofjohnnytownmouse_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 07:52
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by m8b1 » August 25th, 2019, 5:29 pm

Thanks, Chad ~ I will get them all PL'd tomorrow! :-)

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Post by m8b1 » August 26th, 2019, 6:12 am

Hi Chad,

On the Buckle My Shoe Picture Book, the intro and outro should have as the title just "The Buckle My Shoe Picture Book". "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe; A Gaping-Wide-Mouth Waddling Frog; My Mother" is not part of the actual book title, and needs to be cut out. :-)

They other three are PL OK!

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Post by Horner94 » August 26th, 2019, 1:53 pm

Hello,
I apologise for doing this, but please can you exchange the following recording in the place of The Story of Little Black Mingo. PM for more information if you required this.
Title: The Ladder to Learning
Author: Miss Lovechild
URL to text: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/14184/14184-h/14184-h.htm
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_theladdertolearning_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 01:36
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by m8b1 » August 26th, 2019, 2:08 pm

Chad, please PM me the reason why you want to switch, if you don't want to post it here. This causes more work, and I would prefer not to do it if not absolutely necessary.

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Post by ssfellows » August 26th, 2019, 10:20 pm

Hello,

Here is a submission for the latest volume:

Link: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_bleedingheart_sf_128kb.mp3
Title: The Legend of the Bleeding Heart
Author: Annie Fellows Johnston (1863-1931)
Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/17825/17825-h/17825-h.htm
Length: 15:36

Regards,
Steve

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Post by m8b1 » August 27th, 2019, 11:33 am

Thank you, Steve ~ it is PL OK! :-)

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Post by AnaP » August 27th, 2019, 11:38 pm

Hi, I have done a new recording!

Title: The Real Princess
Author: Hans Christian Andersen ( 2 April 1805- 4 August 1875 )
Link to uploader: https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/csw032_therealprincess_ap_128kb.mp3
Link to story: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/1597/1597-h/1597-h.htm
Running time: 3.05

thanks :D :D

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Post by m8b1 » August 28th, 2019, 6:33 am

Thank you, Ana ~ it is PL OK!

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