This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/mozarts-youth-by-franz-hoffmann/
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/65302This short account of the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is par of the “Life Stories for Young People” series. It is written in an engaging dialogue format beginning with the young Mozart’s first notes on the piano keyboard at age three to his admission to membership in the Accademia Filarmonica at Bologna, Italy, ten years later. This child prodigy astounded the musical world of Europe to become one of the most cherished of all classical composers. (Summary by Larry Wilson)
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography; *Non-fiction/Music
Keywords that describe the book: music, classical music, composers, biography, progidy, wolfgang, amadeus, accademia filarmonica at bologna, life stories for young people
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
NOTE: Do NOT read picture captions or footnotes.
End of recording:" Chapter # of Mozart's Youth. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Mozart's Youth, by Franz Hoffmann, translated by George P. Upton. Chapter Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of chapter #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Mozart's Youth, by Franz Hoffmann, translated by George P. Upton."
Filename: mozartsyouth_##_hoffmann_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. mozartsyouth_01_hoffmann_128kb.mp3)
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