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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2015, 9:40 am 

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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Volume 5 by Giorgio Vasari (1511 - 1574). Translated by Gaston du C. de Vere ( - 1955)

Volumes 1, 2, 3 and 4 are already in the catalog:
https://librivox.org/lives-of-the-most-eminent-painters-sculptors-and-architects-vol-1-by-giorgio-vasari/

https://librivox.org/lives-of-the-most-eminent-painters-sculptors-and-architects-vol-2-by-giorgio-vasari/

https://librivox.org/lives-of-the-most-eminent-painters-sculptors-and-architects-vol-3-by-giorgio-vasari/

https://librivox.org/lives-of-the-most-eminent-painters-sculptors-and-architects-vol-4-by-giorgio-vasari/

Volunteers outside the USA: Gaston du C. de Vere died in 1955. 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), UNLESS the rule of shorter term applies. <p>
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The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori da Cimabue insino a' tempi nostri, as it was originally known in Italian, is a series of artist biographies written by 16th-century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered "perhaps the most famous, and even today the most-read work of the older literature of art", "some of the Italian Renaissance's most influential writing on art", and "the first important book on art history". The title is often abridged to the Vite or the Lives. ( Wikipedia)


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      Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Art, Design & Architecture; *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography; *Non-fiction/History /Early Modern

      Keywords that describe the book: art, biography, renaissance, Italy, sculpture, art history, painting, architecture, italian art, renaissance italy, renaissance art

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Dramatic reading: Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
The dramatic read with a role for every voice: Manzoni's The Betrothed
Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
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Post Posted:: October 30th, 2015, 9:26 pm 
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Hi Mary. I'll MC again. Can you fill in the new project template and get a project code, please. That saves me from having to enter all the info manually into the database. Thanks!

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Post Posted:: October 31st, 2015, 8:00 am 

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knotyouraveragejo wrote:
Hi Mary. I'll MC again. Can you fill in the new project template and get a project code, please. That saves me from having to enter all the info manually into the database. Thanks!


Oh, ok, cool. Will do. Sorry, I thought that using the stuff from the last project would be easier, but I guess I didn't think about this.

Having a busy morning. Hope to get to it in a few hours, but will do tomorrow at the latest!

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Dramatic reading: Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
The dramatic read with a role for every voice: Manzoni's The Betrothed
Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
In italiano: Rime


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Post Posted:: October 31st, 2015, 10:16 am 

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Done! The first post has been re-done with the new project template.

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Dramatic reading: Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
The dramatic read with a role for every voice: Manzoni's The Betrothed
Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
In italiano: Rime


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Post Posted:: October 31st, 2015, 11:25 am 
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Thanks. You should be all set.

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Post Posted:: November 1st, 2015, 1:27 pm 

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The MW is completed and ready to go! Readers (and DPL) wanted!

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Dramatic reading: Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
The dramatic read with a role for every voice: Manzoni's The Betrothed
Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
In italiano: Rime


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Post Posted:: November 2nd, 2015, 10:54 am 

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I can DPL, if one is still needed.

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Post Posted:: November 2nd, 2015, 5:44 pm 

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MrsHand wrote:
I can DPL, if one is still needed.


Thanks, Kristin! That would be great! :)

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Dramatic reading: Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment
The dramatic read with a role for every voice: Manzoni's The Betrothed
Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
In italiano: Rime


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Post Posted:: December 20th, 2015, 6:49 pm 

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Can I have numbers one and fourteen?

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Post Posted:: December 30th, 2015, 8:36 am 

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MorganScorpion wrote:
Can I have numbers one and fourteen?


Sorry for the delay, Morgan! Signing you up. :)

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Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
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Post Posted:: January 7th, 2016, 3:20 pm 
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May I claim section 4, please? :)

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Post Posted:: January 16th, 2016, 7:34 am 

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kathrinee wrote:
May I claim section 4, please? :)



Yes, thank you! Sorry for the delay. :(

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Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
In italiano: Rime


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Post Posted:: February 3rd, 2016, 10:36 pm 
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I'm recording, but don't quite know what to do with the "Messer"s in the text (for instance "Messer Bindo Altoviti")? Is it... mister? :hmm: Or something else? :)

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Post Posted:: February 4th, 2016, 6:34 am 

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kathrinee wrote:
I'm recording, but don't quite know what to do with the "Messer"s in the text (for instance "Messer Bindo Altoviti")? Is it... mister? :hmm: Or something else? :)



Thanks for asking. :) It's an old Italian title, short for "messere." Pronounced something like "mess-AIR." Hope that helps!

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Art: Vasari's Lives of the Artists Vol 5
In italiano: Rime


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Post Posted:: February 4th, 2016, 8:14 am 
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THanks :D

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