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Post by Lynnet » December 31st, 2019, 4:30 pm

The Black Dog and Other Stories by A. E. Coppard (1878 - 1957).


Volunteers outside the USA: A.E.Coppard died in 1957. The author's work is still protected by copyright in places like Europe, where copyright is author's death plus 70 years, Australia (author's death plus 70 years for authors who died after 1955)
Coppard was renowned for his influence on the English short story and here we present a collection, first published in 1923, featuring 18 of his best known works, including Simple Simon, the Wife of Ted Wickham and The Devil in the Churchyard. ( )
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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (A. E. Coppard) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._E._Coppard
    7. Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    8. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 18
    9. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    10. Original publication date (if known): 1923
    11. If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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    Genres for the project: Short Stories/Single Author Collections

    Keywords that describe the book: short stories, English

    ============================================
  • BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
  • DURING recording:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
    START of recording (Intro)
    • "Section [number] of The Black Dog and Other Stories. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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      "The Black Dog and Other Stories, by A. E. Coppard. [Story title]"

    END of recording
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      "End of [section]"
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Post by LightBrownPillow » January 7th, 2020, 3:46 am

I'll get things started off with Section 3, "Alas, Poor Bolington!"

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Post by Lynnet » January 7th, 2020, 7:33 am

LightBrownPillow wrote:
January 7th, 2020, 3:46 am
I'll get things started off with Section 3, "Alas, Poor Bolington!"
Enjoy!

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Post by adr6090 » January 9th, 2020, 10:36 am

Hello,
Section 13 if you please.
April

Lynnet wrote:
December 31st, 2019, 4:30 pm
The Black Dog and Other Stories by A. E. Coppard (1878 - 1957).

Coppard was renowned for his influence on the English short story and here we present a collection, first published in 1923, featuring 18 of his best known works, including Simple Simon, the Wife of Ted Wickham and The Devil in the Churchyard. ( )
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/61016
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard


      Please don't download or listen to 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!


      Magic Window:



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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (A. E. Coppard) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._E._Coppard
    7. Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    8. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 18
    9. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    10. Original publication date (if known): 1923
    11. If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
    ============================================

    Genres for the project: Short Stories/Single Author Collections

    Keywords that describe the book: short stories, English

    ============================================
  • BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
  • DURING recording:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
    START of recording (Intro)
    • "Section [number] of The Black Dog and Other Stories. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "The Black Dog and Other Stories, by A. E. Coppard. [Story title]"

    END of recording
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [section]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Black Dog and Other Stories, by A. E. Coppard. "

    There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  • AFTER recording
    Need noise-cleaning?
    Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The latest version of Audacity is recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    blackdog_##_coppard_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. blackdog_01_coppard_128kb.mp3)




    Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
    Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lt - Lynnet
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

    Any questions?
    Please post below

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Post by Lynnet » January 9th, 2020, 11:53 am

adr6090 wrote:
January 9th, 2020, 10:36 am
Hello,
Section 13 if you please.
April


All yours

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Post by adr6090 » January 9th, 2020, 5:30 pm

:thumbs: Thank you
April
Lynnet wrote:
January 9th, 2020, 11:53 am
adr6090 wrote:
January 9th, 2020, 10:36 am
Hello,
Section 13 if you please.
April


All yours

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Post by LightBrownPillow » January 9th, 2020, 7:38 pm

Section 3 ready for PL here: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/blackdog_03_coppard_128kb.mp3
Length is 18:37.
Please list me as Matt Tantillo in the catalog.

I'd like to go for sections 6 and 8 next!

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Post by Lynnet » January 9th, 2020, 8:33 pm

LightBrownPillow wrote:
January 9th, 2020, 7:38 pm
Section 3 ready for PL here: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/blackdog_03_coppard_128kb.mp3
Length is 18:37.
Please list me as Matt Tantillo in the catalog.

I'd like to go for sections 6 and 8 next!
Thank you and those sections are yours. If you click on your name in the MW you will see your catalog page.

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Post by Lynnet » January 10th, 2020, 6:17 am

Section 3 PL OK

Great reading: good expression and pacing.

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Post by Laytonmaesvo » January 11th, 2020, 12:38 am

id love to go for section 16, The Devil in the Churchyard, if you dont mind.

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Post by Lynnet » January 11th, 2020, 8:49 am

Laytonmaesvo wrote:
January 11th, 2020, 12:38 am
id love to go for section 16, The Devil in the Churchyard, if you dont mind.
Hi and welcome to Librivox!
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Post by LightBrownPillow » January 14th, 2020, 6:01 am

Section 6 is ready to go! https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/blackdog_06_coppard_128kb.mp3
Time: 26:20

Nice change from the ye old love story that seems so prevalent in public domain material :)

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Post by Lynnet » January 14th, 2020, 8:48 am

LightBrownPillow wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 6:01 am
Section 6 is ready to go! https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/blackdog_06_coppard_128kb.mp3
Time: 26:20

Nice change from the ye old love story that seems so prevalent in public domain material :)
Thank you

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Post by Lynnet » January 15th, 2020, 1:56 pm

Ch 6 PL OK

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Post by ScoDoubleT » January 19th, 2020, 7:03 am

I would like to request "Simple Simon". Please and thank you! - J.S.

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