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Post by adr6090 » December 11th, 2019, 10:21 am

silverquill wrote:
December 10th, 2019, 11:04 pm
adr6090 wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 4:24 pm
silverquill wrote:
December 9th, 2019, 9:33 am
May I also read the following: 20,26,29,34,37,42 ?
Hello,
I appreciate your willingness to read the above sections. I ask that you only choose one of those to read as the limit in this thread is 6 sections per person and I see you have already claimed 5. Please let me know which is the next one you will read?
Hi, again.
I'm not trying to be argumentative, but how are we to know that there is a limit for this project?
I do NOT see this in the MW where one would expect any special instructions to be. If that is there, it is not clear enough for me to find, and that's the only place where it could properly be. I've followed this thread, more or less, from the beginning, and I don't recall seeing this stated. But, one can't be expected to read through every post to find it. This just completely blind sided me, so I'm just trying to understand. I certainly would not have even made the claim if I had been aware of this. So, I'd just like some clarification.

I'm not upset, except at myself for not following procedure, but I think it is an important issue to shed some light on.

~Larry
Good morning to you Larry,
Please do not be upset with yourself. You see, I am still "learning" so it is I who should apologize to all the readers, yourself included, and I am sorry for my lack of having the limit of poems posted at the beginning so there would be no confusion. Now, I will ensure in future threads that the facts are posted.
April
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Post by nighthawks » December 11th, 2019, 10:30 am

May I do Number 20, 21,22 please

Also are these on the public domain in the UK?

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Post by adr6090 » December 11th, 2019, 10:51 am

Good morning Rachel,
The silences are wonderful, great improvement.
The levels of background sound is still off though. I am relatively new at this (I have been reading audio for a little over 2 years & have recently decided to venture into being Mc & posting my own threads) so bear with me please. I ask that you do one more time with noise reduction. That can be an effective tool. One more question for your Rachel, do you have the "checker" on your laptop? I find that also is helpful to be able to "see" where problems might be in your file.
April

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Post by adr6090 » December 11th, 2019, 11:16 am

nighthawks wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 10:30 am
May I do Number 20, 21,22 please

Also are these on the public domain in the UK?
I do think they are PD in the UK as well. :hmm: I will mark them as yours to read.
It has been mentioned to me just how PD status is in many areas. Unfortunately my mind did not retain all of that. Upon further research here is an article that may be of assistance. The author passed away in 1922, 97 years ago. Seems to me the works are PD.

This is from the LV site:

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Post by Kitty » December 11th, 2019, 11:57 am

adr6090 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 11:16 am
I do think they are PD in the UK as well. :hmm: I will mark them as yours to read.
It has been mentioned to me just how PD status is in many areas. Unfortunately my mind did not retain all of that. Upon further research here is an article that may be of assistance. The author passed away in 1922, 97 years ago. Seems to me the works are PD.
correct, April. Under European law, the author has to be dead at least 70 years to be PD. So this author definitely passed that limit. :)

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Post by rmd2001 » December 11th, 2019, 12:27 pm

adr6090 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 10:51 am
Good morning Rachel,
The silences are wonderful, great improvement.
The levels of background sound is still off though. I am relatively new at this (I have been reading audio for a little over 2 years & have recently decided to venture into being Mc & posting my own threads) so bear with me please. I ask that you do one more time with noise reduction. That can be an effective tool. One more question for your Rachel, do you have the "checker" on your laptop? I find that also is helpful to be able to "see" where problems might be in your file.
April
Hi,
Thanks again. I did another round of noise-cleaning on all of these. I do have the checker, but I didn't see any information about the background noise. I ran all of these through and it said they all passed. However, taking a second look, I can see that, as you pointed out, there was an obvious problem with background noise on those recordings, especially Section 35. Am I perhaps missing something with the Checker? I only downloaded it about two days ago so I'm very new at it.
Anyway, here they are:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_33_bangs_128kb.mp3 (0:59)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_34_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:04)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_35_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:00)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_44_bangs_128kb.mp3 (0:40)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_45_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:37)
Best,
Rachel
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Post by adr6090 » December 11th, 2019, 4:36 pm

Kitty wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 11:57 am
adr6090 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 11:16 am
I do think they are PD in the UK as well. :hmm: I will mark them as yours to read.
It has been mentioned to me just how PD status is in many areas. Unfortunately my mind did not retain all of that. Upon further research here is an article that may be of assistance. The author passed away in 1922, 97 years ago. Seems to me the works are PD.
correct, April. Under European law, the author has to be dead at least 70 years to be PD. So this author definitely passed that limit. :)

Sonia
Thank you Sonia!!
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Post by Kitty » December 12th, 2019, 1:33 am

rmd2001 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 12:27 pm
I do have the checker, but I didn't see any information about the background noise. I ran all of these through and it said they all passed. However, taking a second look, I can see that, as you pointed out, there was an obvious problem with background noise on those recordings, especially Section 35. Am I perhaps missing something with the Checker?
maybe your Checker parametres are wrongly set.
> go to the tab called "Validation" in the upper menu list
> I would recommend ticking the "Gentle" box
> then open "Choose validation methods" in the same tab
> tick all the boxes except the ID3 metadata. I suspect maybe your "Background Noise" box wasn't ticked, that's why Checker didn't check the noise level
> press "change" to validate

now next time you run Checker, you should see in the "Information" tab at the bottom that the Noise level is pointed out. Checker will "fail" the file if the noise goes over 50 dB I think. But I would always use my own ears to listen in and check whether it's really disturbing, regardless what the program says.

I hope that was of help :)

Sonia

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Post by adr6090 » December 12th, 2019, 12:59 pm

rmd2001 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 12:27 pm
adr6090 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 10:51 am
Good morning Rachel,
The silences are wonderful, great improvement.
The levels of background sound is still off though. I am relatively new at this (I have been reading audio for a little over 2 years & have recently decided to venture into being Mc & posting my own threads) so bear with me please. I ask that you do one more time with noise reduction. That can be an effective tool. One more question for your Rachel, do you have the "checker" on your laptop? I find that also is helpful to be able to "see" where problems might be in your file.
April
Hi,
Thanks again. I did another round of noise-cleaning on all of these. I do have the checker, but I didn't see any information about the background noise. I ran all of these through and it said they all passed. However, taking a second look, I can see that, as you pointed out, there was an obvious problem with background noise on those recordings, especially Section 35. Am I perhaps missing something with the Checker? I only downloaded it about two days ago so I'm very new at it.
Anyway, here they are:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_33_bangs_128kb.mp3 (0:59)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_34_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:04)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_35_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:00)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_44_bangs_128kb.mp3 (0:40)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_45_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:37)
Best,
Rachel
Hello Rachel,
I do see the post from Sonia, she has great thoughts. I will send you a private message to look at.
April
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Post by RSlabaugh » December 13th, 2019, 2:29 pm

prosengine wrote:
December 8th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Here's the updated sections 14-17 with all the extra silence as you've asked adr6090. Never though that I'd have to add more, but it should all be updated now.
And since the limit is 6 per person, I'll let someone else also get a chance to record.

Section 14 (00:25)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_14_bangs_128kb.mp3
Section 15 (00:29)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_15_bangs_128kb.mp3
Section 16 (00:21)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_16_bangs_128kb.mp3
Section 17 (00:28)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_17_bangs_128kb.mp3
All sections are now PL OK :clap:

Thank you! And if you ever wish to record more, you’ll be welcome! :wink:
~Rosebud

I'll be gone from 1/14 to 2/5. BC's and MC's, feel free to connect about what to expect. I'll check in occasionally.

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Post by rmd2001 » December 13th, 2019, 7:17 pm

adr6090 wrote:
December 12th, 2019, 12:59 pm
rmd2001 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 12:27 pm
adr6090 wrote:
December 11th, 2019, 10:51 am


Good morning Rachel,
The silences are wonderful, great improvement.
The levels of background sound is still off though. I am relatively new at this (I have been reading audio for a little over 2 years & have recently decided to venture into being Mc & posting my own threads) so bear with me please. I ask that you do one more time with noise reduction. That can be an effective tool. One more question for your Rachel, do you have the "checker" on your laptop? I find that also is helpful to be able to "see" where problems might be in your file.
April
Hi,
Thanks again. I did another round of noise-cleaning on all of these. I do have the checker, but I didn't see any information about the background noise. I ran all of these through and it said they all passed. However, taking a second look, I can see that, as you pointed out, there was an obvious problem with background noise on those recordings, especially Section 35. Am I perhaps missing something with the Checker? I only downloaded it about two days ago so I'm very new at it.
Anyway, here they are:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_33_bangs_128kb.mp3 (0:59)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_34_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:04)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_35_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:00)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_44_bangs_128kb.mp3 (0:40)
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_45_bangs_128kb.mp3 (1:37)
Best,
Rachel
Hello Rachel,
I do see the post from Sonia, she has great thoughts. I will send you a private message to look at.
April
Thanks again for all your patience and advice. Do you recommend I re-record these or edit them further?
Rachel Marie

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Post by RSlabaugh » December 13th, 2019, 10:04 pm

rmd2001 wrote:
December 13th, 2019, 7:17 pm
Thanks again for all your patience and advice. Do you recommend I re-record these or edit them further?
Hold off a little to change anything. We’ve gotten a few ready to mark PL OK, but my notes are slightly scattered at present. I’ll likely be posting sometime tomorrow to let you know what’s what. In the meantime, have a restful night! You’ve done a great job on perfecting these files, and I promise you all of these will soon be ready to call good to go.
~Rosebud

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Post by Horner94 » December 14th, 2019, 6:00 pm

Hello,
Here is my recording of Section 25: https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/cobwebsfromalibrarycorner_25_bangs_128kb.mp3
Time: 01:32
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by NishthaRocks » December 15th, 2019, 8:12 am

Hello!
May I please claim numbers 30 and 31?

Thanks!
Nishtha

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Post by adr6090 » December 15th, 2019, 10:47 am

NishthaRocks wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 8:12 am
Hello!
May I please claim numbers 30 and 31?

Thanks!
Nishtha
Yes, you may.
April

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