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Post by Carolin » February 23rd, 2019, 12:04 am

Among the Great Masters of the Drama by Walter Rowlands (1855 - 0).
In "Among the great masters of the drama; scenes in the lives of famous actors; thirty-two reproductions of famous pictures with text", Walter Rowlands introduces us to the most famous playwrights and actors that might be seen on the London stages in the 19th century. Many of the playwrights mentioned are very famous until today, like Shakespeare and Molière, some are today less well-known. Especially interesting are the short biographies of the stars of the stage, which may in some cases remind you of contemporary actors. ( Carolin)
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Post by Carolin » February 24th, 2019, 2:37 am

this project is now ready to go! All readers and a dpl are most welcome! :D
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Post by NemoR » February 24th, 2019, 10:25 am

Sections 1 and 14 please!
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Post by Carolin » February 24th, 2019, 11:41 pm

Thank you for getting us started :thumbs:
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Post by Carolin » February 25th, 2019, 9:56 am

Off we go to readers wanted :thumbs:
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Post by NemoR » March 3rd, 2019, 4:34 pm

Hi Carolin,

Do you want the full LV intro disclaimer for all chapters as the MW states, or do you want the abbreviated disclaimer for subsequent chapters?
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Post by Carolin » March 4th, 2019, 9:11 am

Hiya, per librivoxs policy, short disclaimers in later chapters are only used in solos. So all sections in this group project need the full disclaimer :) thank you!
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Post by NemoR » March 4th, 2019, 10:23 am

Ahhh ... Thnx C! .... good to know!
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Post by aniroo » March 4th, 2019, 10:33 am

I would like to DPL if it's still open.

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Post by johnficoNYC » March 4th, 2019, 12:10 pm

Hi! I’m brand new to the forum and want to start by proof listening a section. I’m not sure what happens now - will a section be assigned to me when one is recorded or must check back later? Thanks!

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Post by Carolin » March 4th, 2019, 11:36 pm

Thank you so much aniroo and welcome to this project :D
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Post by Carolin » March 4th, 2019, 11:46 pm

johnficoNYC wrote:
March 4th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Hi! I’m brand new to the forum and want to start by proof listening a section. I’m not sure what happens now - will a section be assigned to me when one is recorded or must check back later? Thanks!

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Post by johnficoNYC » March 5th, 2019, 1:11 pm

Carolin,


Thanks for the reply!

Perhaps I’ll sign up to record instead. I still have to submit my 1 minute test...

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Post by NemoR » March 5th, 2019, 6:49 pm

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Post by Carolin » March 7th, 2019, 12:04 am

Thank you nemo! :thumbs:

John, recording is fun, just try it out :)
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