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Post by loon » November 2nd, 2020, 9:48 am

HLinnae wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 8:58 am

Thanks for the "fussy" feedback as well. I want it all. :) I'm using my laptop, so I'll try some pillows.
I’ll spot check the chapter soon. It will be interesting to find if this makes any significant difference. Just don’t block any cooling vents - including the bottom (many laptops have air intakes there)!
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Post by loon » November 2nd, 2020, 10:41 am

HLinnae wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 8:58 am
Thank you, Rich. I've amplified the file and reloaded it: https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_10_dickinson_128kb.mp3
Chapter 10 - The Story of the Christ-Child - PL OK. Thank you.

Checker says your overall volume is at 87.9 dB (everything from 86 - 92 dB is OK) and Audacity says your loudest peak is about 0.4 dB from clipping - both just what you wanted.

There are a few chapters in this book left open - if you want to claim one and try a few pillows in your recording area I'll compare this chapter with your next one. That should be informative.
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Post by mleigh » November 2nd, 2020, 6:37 pm


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Post by loon » November 2nd, 2020, 6:45 pm

mleigh wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 6:37 pm
Here is section 4. Nice and short.


https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_04_dickinson_128kb.mp3
2:28
Yes indeed. Chapter 4 - The Shepherds and the Angels - PL OK. Thank you, thank you.
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Post by philchenevert » November 2nd, 2020, 6:57 pm

Thanks for taking care of t hings Rich. I am distracted (moving) right now and will probably miss stuff; please don't hesitate to do whatever is necessary.
All I'm saying is that the house doesn't fill up with annoying fruit flies when I buy donuts

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Post by loon » November 3rd, 2020, 4:31 am

Betty -

Chapter 1 - Christmas at Fezziwig's Warehouse - PL OK.

Chapter 23 - Christmas in the Barn - You did not read "Christmas in the Barn, by F. Arnstein" at the end of the introduction. Could you possibly record that and edit it in?
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Post by HLinnae » November 3rd, 2020, 7:55 am

loon wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 10:41 am
HLinnae wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 8:58 am
Thank you, Rich. I've amplified the file and reloaded it: https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_10_dickinson_128kb.mp3
Chapter 10 - The Story of the Christ-Child - PL OK. Thank you.

Checker says your overall volume is at 87.9 dB (everything from 86 - 92 dB is OK) and Audacity says your loudest peak is about 0.4 dB from clipping - both just what you wanted.

There are a few chapters in this book left open - if you want to claim one and try a few pillows in your recording area I'll compare this chapter with your next one. That should be informative.
Thanks, that'd be great! May I read #18, "The Queerest Christmas"?
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Post by philchenevert » November 3rd, 2020, 8:01 am

HLinnae wrote:
November 3rd, 2020, 7:55 am
loon wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 10:41 am
HLinnae wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 8:58 am
Thank you, Rich. I've amplified the file and reloaded it: https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_10_dickinson_128kb.mp3
Chapter 10 - The Story of the Christ-Child - PL OK. Thank you.

Checker says your overall volume is at 87.9 dB (everything from 86 - 92 dB is OK) and Audacity says your loudest peak is about 0.4 dB from clipping - both just what you wanted.

There are a few chapters in this book left open - if you want to claim one and try a few pillows in your recording area I'll compare this chapter with your next one. That should be informative.
Thanks, that'd be great! May I read #18, "The Queerest Christmas"?
Yes, 18 is all yours.
All I'm saying is that the house doesn't fill up with annoying fruit flies when I buy donuts

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Post by HLinnae » November 3rd, 2020, 10:17 am

philchenevert wrote:
November 3rd, 2020, 8:01 am
HLinnae wrote:
November 3rd, 2020, 7:55 am
loon wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 10:41 am


Chapter 10 - The Story of the Christ-Child - PL OK. Thank you.

Checker says your overall volume is at 87.9 dB (everything from 86 - 92 dB is OK) and Audacity says your loudest peak is about 0.4 dB from clipping - both just what you wanted.

There are a few chapters in this book left open - if you want to claim one and try a few pillows in your recording area I'll compare this chapter with your next one. That should be informative.
Thanks, that'd be great! May I read #18, "The Queerest Christmas"?
Yes, 18 is all yours.
Here is the file for chapter 18, The Queerest Christmas:
https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_18_dickinson_128kb.mp3
Time: 21:10
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Post by philchenevert » November 3rd, 2020, 11:22 am

Here is the file for chapter 18, The Queerest Christmas:
https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_18_dickinson_128kb.mp3
Time: 21:10
Thank you Hedi. I will put this into the magic window for proof listening. :thumbs:
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Post by loon » November 3rd, 2020, 3:13 pm

HLinnae wrote:
November 3rd, 2020, 10:17 am
Here is the file for chapter 18, The Queerest Christmas:
https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/childrensbookofchristmasstories_18_dickinson_128kb.mp3
Time: 21:10
Heidi -

Your opening silence is a bit long - about 1 1/4 seconds. It should be no longer than 1 second, but I can close my eyes and pretend I didn't find that. (But reduce the length of the opening silence in your future recordings please.) You put a long pause between 'Merry Christmas, Betty, Merry Christmas" and "End of 'The Queerest Christmas'" (nearly 7 seconds), but if you as the reader think the story needs that much time to settle in the listener's mind that's your call.

Chapter 18 - PL OK.

There is a tiny difference in the recording from your chapter 10; it sounds just a bit more like it was recorded in a studio and less like a room, but both versions are fine.
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Post by Shasta » November 3rd, 2020, 4:40 pm

I would like to claim Chapter 32
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Post by philchenevert » November 3rd, 2020, 4:59 pm

Shasta wrote:
November 3rd, 2020, 4:40 pm
I would like to claim Chapter 32
It is all yours. :clap:
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Post by Dtcastid » November 3rd, 2020, 5:01 pm

Hi Phil,
May I claim sections 8 and 17?
Thanks,
Diane

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