[SHORT STORIES] Sasha, by Aleksandr Kuprin - tg

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Post by KevinS » January 5th, 2020, 8:34 pm

Gracicah wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Happy Sunday!

Here is the link for the recording of Section 13: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_13_kuprin_128kb.mp3

Time: 60:40

Please let me know if anything needs to be changed!
Thank you! I will listen as soon as I can arrange it.
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by KevinS » January 7th, 2020, 8:14 pm

Gracicah wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Happy Sunday!

Here is the link for the recording of Section 13: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_13_kuprin_128kb.mp3

Time: 60:40

Please let me know if anything needs to be changed!
What a tremendously good reading of something of a difficult story. PL OK! And many thanks to you!

There were a couple of occasions when a plane or truck or something is heard in the background. It's not so annoying as to be a problem for this reading, but I hope you'll listen for it in the future. I'm forever getting interrupted by something when I record and I have reconciled myself with the pauses and editing needed to make things better.

But your reading is so very good that dogs could be barking in the background and I wouldn't mind!
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by Cefalu » January 7th, 2020, 11:19 pm

I would like to read part 14, The Jewess.

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Post by KevinS » January 8th, 2020, 8:09 am

Cefalu wrote:
January 7th, 2020, 11:19 pm
I would like to read part 14, The Jewess.
That's great! I will reserve 14 for you pending your completion of the one-minute test. The test allows you to check your computer's settings with LivriVox's needs. (For instance, we only accept recordings done in mono and not stereo.) Here are the instructions for the test: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=1-Minute_Test

Don't hesitate to ask for help if you need any assistance.
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by Gracicah » January 8th, 2020, 7:58 pm

KevinS wrote:
January 7th, 2020, 8:14 pm
Gracicah wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Happy Sunday!

Here is the link for the recording of Section 13: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/sasha_13_kuprin_128kb.mp3

Time: 60:40

Please let me know if anything needs to be changed!
What a tremendously good reading of something of a difficult story. PL OK! And many thanks to you!

There were a couple of occasions when a plane or truck or something is heard in the background. It's not so annoying as to be a problem for this reading, but I hope you'll listen for it in the future. I'm forever getting interrupted by something when I record and I have reconciled myself with the pauses and editing needed to make things better.

But your reading is so very good that dogs could be barking in the background and I wouldn't mind!
Thank you so much for taking the time to prooflisten, for your feedback about the background noise, and for your very kind words! This was a lot of fun to read, and it gave me an excuse to go full hammy villain mode for Zavalishine :twisted:

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Post by KevinS » January 8th, 2020, 8:13 pm

Gracicah wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 7:58 pm
... and it gave me an excuse to go full hammy villain mode for Zavalishine :twisted:
And such a villain!
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by Cefalu » January 9th, 2020, 1:23 am

KevinS wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 8:09 am
Cefalu wrote:
January 7th, 2020, 11:19 pm
I would like to read part 14, The Jewess.
That's great! I will reserve 14 for you pending your completion of the one-minute test. The test allows you to check your computer's settings with LivriVox's needs. (For instance, we only accept recordings done in mono and not stereo.) Here are the instructions for the test: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=1-Minute_Test

Don't hesitate to ask for help if you need any assistance.
https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_cefalu.mp3

Here's the URL of my test. Let me know if I need to post it somewhere else. Looking forward to hearing from you. :D

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Post by KevinS » January 9th, 2020, 7:56 am

Cefalu wrote:
January 9th, 2020, 1:23 am
KevinS wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 8:09 am
Cefalu wrote:
January 7th, 2020, 11:19 pm
I would like to read part 14, The Jewess.
That's great! I will reserve 14 for you pending your completion of the one-minute test. The test allows you to check your computer's settings with LivriVox's needs. (For instance, we only accept recordings done in mono and not stereo.) Here are the instructions for the test: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=1-Minute_Test

Don't hesitate to ask for help if you need any assistance.
https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_cefalu.mp3

Here's the URL of my test. Let me know if I need to post it somewhere else. Looking forward to hearing from you. :D
Such a warm, nice voice!

Your volume is a bit high, but not by much. If you would bring it down by about 4dB that would be a good thing. Your volume is 1dB above the target range for LibriVox.

Also, you'll need to record (or export) at 128 kbps bit rate. (I have no idea what that means, but if you fiddle with your settings...)

I hear a little high pitched something behind your recording. Would you mind re-doing the test for me? The 'squeak' might be associated with your high volume.
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by Cefalu » January 9th, 2020, 9:42 pm

Thanks for the feedback. Will make another recording today. I'm in Cyprus, so we are in different time zones. Just having my first coffee. Hope you have a good night.

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Post by kwdavids » January 11th, 2020, 8:11 am

This seems like a good project to get re-started with Librivox after a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG absence. I volunteer for the two open sections, 8 and 9.
Kevin
At the last moment, I decided not to read this section in my "talk like a pirate" voice.

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Post by KevinS » January 11th, 2020, 8:33 am

kwdavids wrote:
January 11th, 2020, 8:11 am
This seems like a good project to get re-started with Librivox after a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG absence. I volunteer for the two open sections, 8 and 9.
Welcome back! Me, I'm kinda new here.

Shall I have you decide where to make the break for the two sections?
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by kwdavids » January 11th, 2020, 10:01 am

KevinS wrote:
January 11th, 2020, 8:33 am

Welcome back! Me, I'm kinda new here.

Shall I have you decide where to make the break for the two sections?
Since I'll know how the timing goes, it would probably be convenient for me to break the sections.

Now to refresh my processes and set up a "studio."
Kevin
At the last moment, I decided not to read this section in my "talk like a pirate" voice.

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Post by TriciaG » January 11th, 2020, 10:12 am

Uh oh - two Kevins in the same project! 8-)

Glad to have you back, Kevin D!
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Post by Cefalu » January 14th, 2020, 4:11 am

Here is my new test. Let me know if it works. I put it through Checker. https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_cefalu.mp3

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Post by KevinS » January 14th, 2020, 6:02 am

Cefalu wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 4:11 am
Here is my new test. Let me know if it works. I put it through Checker. https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_cefalu.mp3
This is great! You're ready to roll!
In a gadda da vida, honey

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