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Post by WiltedScribe » September 19th, 2018, 12:19 pm

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 9: Tragedy and Humor (Part 1) by Various ( - ).
The ninth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, includes a trove of famous tragic poems set in different regions of the world, including Greece, Rome, the Orient, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, Scotland, Ireland, England, America, and the sea. It ends off with a selection of mischievous poems about women and their proclivities. The collection also includes an introductory essay by folklore scholar Francis Barton Gummere (1855-1919). ( Tomas Peter)
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Post by Kitty » September 19th, 2018, 12:24 pm

ah, it's happening. I will give you the MW immediately, stay tuned !!!

Meanwhile, you can send out the PM with the link to the project to our 4 co-readers and DPL, while I'm doing this. :)

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » September 19th, 2018, 12:31 pm

here we are, you can start filling out the MW :) I think you missed two or three sections :hmm: By my count it's 57 sections including the intro.

Now I bet everyone is already curious what poems will fall in their laps. :lol:

I hope everybody is happy with the selection. For the drama roles, let's wait till Tomas has put up the sign-up sheet.

I'll move us over to Readers found immediately, no point in hanging out here.

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Post by WiltedScribe » September 19th, 2018, 1:39 pm

Okay, so the first part of the process is done. The MW is all filled. Now I will start linking Google Docs...
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Post by WiltedScribe » September 19th, 2018, 5:35 pm

So, after a lot of hard work, the MW is ready and claiming for DRs can begin. If you're selecting roles, you can do so here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aYNS3Ax9t4811sv0RTw3mROncFIG0qGUDqOCZhAc_RA/edit

I chose my 22 roles, but I'm willing to negotiate if someone desperately wants one (or more) of them. Otherwise, Sonia will distribute the roles to everyone else tomorrow. I also give her the task to finish populating the MW. I think I've had enough for tonight. :lol:
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Post by Kitty » September 20th, 2018, 12:06 am

Here are already your solo assignments and the 2 compulsory big ones, so if you wish you can start on those already. I hope you are all happy with them. :)

> Craig

4. Lucius Junius Brutus over the Body of Lucretia
8. Narrator in The Slaying of Sohrab
31. Revelry of the Dying
43. The Women Fo’k (sorry, I gave you the tricky dialect again)
54. Narrator in The Proud Miss MacBride

> Foon

13. Othello’s Remorse
18. The Prisoner of Chillon
19. Before Sedan
20. Loukeria in Ivàn Ivànovitch

> Leanne

12. Narrator in Countess Laura
28. Mother in Rizpah
32. The Drummer-Boy's Burial
37. The Three Fishers
45. Women's Chorus

> Tomas

7. The Sack of the City
8. Sohrab in The Slaying of Sohrab
44. Of a Certaine Man
49. The Belle of the Ball
52. Harry in “Nothing to Wear”

> Jason

6. Mark Antony in Mark Antony, over the Body of Cæsar
15. Fra Giacomo
36. On the Loss of the Royal George
47. Sorrows of Werther
56. How Paddy Got “Under Government”

> Sonia

9. Khamsin
20. Narrator in Ivàn Ivànovitch
24. The Sack of Baltimore
26. Narrator in The Young Gray Head
42. Woman

I already started assigning a few DRs, but will wait a bit for Foon to have a look at the list and choose some as well.

The final decision will be ready this afternoon

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » September 20th, 2018, 3:57 am

ok, Foon has selected her roles and I have assigned all the others. No more meddling in the sign-up sheet now please, I will proceed to update the MW and then you can all find out who's going to read what.

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » September 20th, 2018, 5:18 am

phew...after some last-minute changes, the MW is finally set. 8-)

Now let the fun begin. Enjoy your poems/roles. Recording officially starts now. :mrgreen:

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Post by afutterer » September 20th, 2018, 6:37 am

Hey guys. Just checking in.
Anthony

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Post by WiltedScribe » September 20th, 2018, 7:27 am

Thanks for finishing up, Sonia. :D Can't wait to get started!
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Post by Kitty » September 20th, 2018, 8:55 am

afutterer wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 6:37 am
Hey guys. Just checking in.
welcome Anthony :) You may have checked out the MW already and seen that we have 6 readers for this project. Foon is joining the group, so you'll hear a new voice (or maybe not new since you probably encountered her in other projects before)

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Post by Foon » September 20th, 2018, 9:10 am

Ooooh I think I'm first in :D

Here's one of my solo poems (19):
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/worldsbestpoetryvolume9_1_19_various_128kb.mp3 1:51

I'm really hyped about this project :mrgreen:
Foon - Constructive criticism is always welcome!

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Post by Kitty » September 20th, 2018, 9:18 am

Foon wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 9:10 am
Ooooh I think I'm first in :D

I'm really hyped about this project :mrgreen:
great, thanks for getting the ball rolling. I'm afraid I can't record anything before the weekend.

And we all know how you feel. Some of us have had this hype through 6 previous books already. :9:

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Post by afutterer » September 21st, 2018, 7:11 am

PL NOTES:

And we are on our way!

Sections - 7, 19, 44, 49

PL OK
Anthony

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Post by Kitty » September 21st, 2018, 9:09 am

thanks Anthony ! When did Tomas sneakily put in his poems ? :hmm:

I have recorded some poems too and will edit over the weekend.

Sonia

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