[Folk Tales & Myths] Junior Classics Vol. 2: Folk Tales & Myths by William Patten - jo

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » May 25th, 2018, 11:36 am

OK. If you change your mind, you can always post in Listeners Wanted to advertise for a DPL. This post viewtopic.php?p=318668#p318668 has the instructions.
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Post by DrPGould » May 25th, 2018, 11:57 am

Got it, Jo.

Many thanks,

Philip

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Post by Foon » May 28th, 2018, 7:52 am

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Post by Shalott » May 28th, 2018, 8:27 am

Hello!

I was hoping to claim sections 26, 32, 35-37.

Thanks!
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Post by Annalisa56 » May 29th, 2018, 7:06 am

May I claim 23 The Legend of St. Christopher?
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Post by DrPGould » May 29th, 2018, 7:13 am

Annalisa:

Section 23 is yours! Many thanks and welcome to the project!

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Post by Foon » May 30th, 2018, 3:46 am

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Post by Foon » May 30th, 2018, 5:26 am

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Post by Foon » May 31st, 2018, 7:52 am

Foon

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Post by DrPGould » May 31st, 2018, 8:01 am

Foon:

I've been away for a bit, but I'm back. I'll have your readings PL'd today and tomorrow.

Many thanks,

Philip

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Post by DrPGould » May 31st, 2018, 10:16 am

Foon:

Section 1 is Nicely done and PL-OK!

Section 2: There is a technical issue. Your amplification is too loud. The checker brought it in at 92.3dB (the acceptable range here at Librivox is between 86.5 and 92. Its a simple correction...Just use the amplification effect in Audacity and reduce it by 3 dB (you have to highlight the entire voice track first).

One other issue in Section 2...there are a number of long pauses. Anything over about 1.5 sections in a reading of this nature begins to make the listener uncomfortable. These pauses occur at :18, :34, 1:07, 1:21, 1:47, 2:00, 2:33, 3:05, 3:15, 3:30, 3:54, 4:20, 4:48, 5:07, 5:26, 5;42, 6:18, 6:37, 6:50.

You have a very musical reading voice and it is a joy to hear. I look forward to listening to your other completed sections shortly.

Many thanks,

Philip

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Post by Foon » May 31st, 2018, 10:19 am

DrPGould wrote:
May 31st, 2018, 10:16 am
Foon:

Section 1 is Nicely done and PL-OK!

Section 2: There is a technical issue. Your amplification is too loud. The checker brought it in at 92.3dB (the acceptable range here at Librivox is between 86.5 and 92. Its a simple correction...Just use the amplification effect in Audacity and reduce it by 3 dB (you have to highlight the entire voice track first).

One other issue in Section 2...there are a number of long pauses. Anything over about 1.5 sections in a reading of this nature begins to make the listener uncomfortable. These pauses occur at :18, :34, 1:07, 1:21, 1:47, 2:00, 2:33, 3:05, 3:15, 3:30, 3:54, 4:20, 4:48, 5:07, 5:26, 5;42, 6:18, 6:37, 6:50.

You have a very musical reading voice and it is a joy to hear. I look forward to listening to your other completed sections shortly.

Many thanks,

Philip
Thanks for your kind words!
I'm kind of surprised that it was too loud haha, so far it's only fallen up short. I'll get on that (and the overlong pauses) soon and get a new version to you :thumbs:
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Post by DrPGould » May 31st, 2018, 10:46 am

Shalott wrote:
May 28th, 2018, 8:27 am
Hello!

I was hoping to claim sections 26, 32, 35-37.

Thanks!
Eva
Eva:

Welcome to the project. These sections are yours! Enjoy!

Many thanks,

Philip

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Post by Foon » May 31st, 2018, 11:11 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juniorclassicsvol2_02_patten_128kb.mp3 6:37

De-amplified(??) and snipped--I took out a whole 31 seconds of silence :lol:
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Post by HarmonicPearl » May 31st, 2018, 11:48 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juniorclassicsvol2_10_patten_128kb.mp3

Length: 12:40

I hope it isn't too loud in some of the "emotional" parts lol. And also is there too much mouth noise in the beginning? Let me know and i'll fix or re-do whatever I need to! Thanks :)

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