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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 8:20 am 

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Folk-lore and legends: Oriental by Charles John Tibbits (1861 - 1935).

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The East is rich in Folklore, and the lorist is not troubled to discover material, but to select only that which it is best worth his while to preserve. The conditions under which the people live are most favourable to the preservation of the ancient legends, and the cultivation of the powers of narration fits the Oriental to present his stories in a more polished style than is usual in the Western countries. The reader of these tales will observe many points of similarity between them and the popular fictions of the West—similarity of thought and incident—and nothing, perhaps, speaks more eloquently the universal brotherhood of man than this [vi] oneness of folk-fiction. At the same time, the Tales of the East are unique, lighted up as they are by a gorgeous extravagance of imagination which never fails to attract and delight. (Charles John Tibbits)


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    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.
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      Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales; Fantastic Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales
      Keywords that describe the book: fairy tales, Legend, folklore, oriental, cultural
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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

    7. 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 Folk-lore and legends: Oriental. 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:
        "Folk-lore and legends: Oriental, by Charles John Tibbits. [Section Title]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
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      • If you wish, say:
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      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of Folk-lore and legends: Oriental, by Charles John Tibbits. "

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

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. 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 new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
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      128 kbps MP3
      folkloreandlegendsoriental_##_tibbits_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. folkloreandlegendsoriental_01_tibbits_128kb.mp3)
    9. ID3 V2 tags are not necessary.
      Enter section/chapter titles in the MW. Author and book title will be set automatically during cataloging.

      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.
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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: darvinia
      • 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 Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 8:20 am 

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I will PL this one myself.

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 10:19 am 
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I will MC this for you Anthony. I will set it up later today. I removed the ~ from the start of the subject line. That is to indicate we need a proof listener but if you're doing it, then we don't need another. :)

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 11:07 am 

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Thanks! I am leaving for the weekend so no rush in setting up really. I will probably fill the mw next week some time.

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 10:29 pm 
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At the risk of repeating myself :wink: :
MW is ready for filling in.

I changed the PG link from the html to the target page so people can choose the format they want.

I'll leave this in the Launch Pad until the MW is set up. Let me know if I've missed anything.

Have fun! :)

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Post Posted:: September 20th, 2017, 10:23 am 

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mw is filled in

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Post Posted:: September 21st, 2017, 11:08 am 
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And we've arrived in Readers Wanted! Open for business, come one come all!

(Gotta love copy and paste :) )

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Post Posted:: September 21st, 2017, 11:18 am 

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Thanks!

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Post Posted:: September 22nd, 2017, 4:00 pm 

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Hello! I'd like to read for Section 1: "The Cobbler Astrologer."


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Post Posted:: September 22nd, 2017, 6:23 pm 

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I would like to read sections 0,21,23,24 if I may.

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 9:18 am 

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dzandoesvoices wrote:
Hello! I'd like to read for Section 1: "The Cobbler Astrologer."


Hi dzandoesvoice. Thanks so much for coming by and offering to help out! I don't see that you have done your 1-minute test yet so I have to have you do that first to make sure your technical specs are dialed in. Then I can add you as a reader. Pretty simple stuff. I will hold your section for now.

Here is a link to the 1-minute test directions:
http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/1-Minute_Test

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 9:19 am 

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silverquill wrote:
I would like to read sections 0,21,23,24 if I may.


Yes, for sure. Thanks so much!

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 2:32 pm 

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Hi, I would like to read 3, 4, 15 and 17 if they're still available.

Thanks/Annyiee


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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 2:39 pm 

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Thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 9:54 pm 

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Here is #15

https://librivox.org/uploads/darvinia/folkloreandlegendsoriental_15_tibbits_128kb.mp3 6m15

Thanks/Annyiee


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