[YA] Jr Classics v9-Stories of To-day - jo

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linny
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Post by linny » February 19th, 2020, 6:16 am

JulieFuller wrote:
February 18th, 2020, 7:00 pm
I would like to do section 32 -- Cressy’s New-Year’s Rent -- I'm waiting on my 1 minute test approval, but then I'm very eager to do it! I love this little story!
Welcome to LV! Thank you for claiming a section on this project. In order to get you set up I'll need to know what name you would like to have appear in the catalog.

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Post by JulieFuller » February 19th, 2020, 11:00 am

Julie Fuller is good. :) Thank you!

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Post by linny » February 19th, 2020, 11:17 am

JulieFuller wrote:
February 19th, 2020, 11:00 am
Julie Fuller is good. :) Thank you!
Great! Here is your catalog page: https://librivox.org/reader/13914

The Readers Section Details link is a great way to keep track of your claims.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Post by linny » February 24th, 2020, 11:09 am

Hello Lynda,
Thank you for these sections and all of your work on this project.

Section 45
15:38 - repeat - she came

Section 46
4:11 - repeat - had

Section 47 is PL OK

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Post by linny » February 25th, 2020, 7:52 am

Lmnei wrote:
February 24th, 2020, 2:23 pm
Thanks for the PL Linny!

Here are my edits back -

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juniorclassicsvol9_45_patten_128kb.mp3 - 20:05
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juniorclassicsvol9_46_patten_128kb.mp3 - 12:19

Have a great day!

Lynda
Spot check PL OK. Thank you!

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Post by danijoyfoley » February 25th, 2020, 6:57 pm

Hello
Here is the MP3 file upload for Section 24 , 26:50 (length)

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juniorclassicsvol9_24_patten_128kb.mp3

Hope I completed everything correctly -first time reading/recording/upload for Librivox :D

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Post by linny » February 26th, 2020, 9:20 am

danijoyfoley wrote:
February 25th, 2020, 6:57 pm
Hello
Here is the MP3 file upload for Section 24 , 26:50 (length)

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juniorclassicsvol9_24_patten_128kb.mp3

Hope I completed everything correctly -first time reading/recording/upload for Librivox :D
Hello Dani,
Thank you for reading this story. You’ve done a great job. The volume however is much too low at 72.2dB. We aim at 89dB with an acceptable range of 86-92dB. You’ll likely want to change your input volume for future recordings.

Take a look at your waves on the one-minute test (if you don’t have a copy you can download it from your test thread). You’ll see that most of the waves are between 0.5 and -0.5 in audacity (indicators on the left of the screen). When you review the waves on this file, you’ll see that a lot of the waves are far below these indicators. When you do voices, you’ll notice larger volume spikes. This is fairly typical when reading voices. For future recordings you might find that by leaning back slightly when you record voices you can even this out. The variance may also have to do with your mic position. To test this, place a finger in front of the mic. Speak. If you can feel your breath then move the mic slightly to the side. That works for most of us.

With the spikes in the volume you won’t be able to do a straight amplification. I’ve included a video on the compressor effect. You’ll likely have to repeat the process a couple of times.

We have an easy little program which allows you to check your volume yourself. It’s named ‘the checker’ and I’ve included a link to that program as well.

A Quick Look To Estimate Your Volume Level in Audacity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNreCl3XCFE&feature=youtu.be
How to tell your volume level in Audacity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9WF82rf81o
AUDACITY: Some Parts of My Recording are TOO LOUD and other Too Soft: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fKYYj6HMZU
The checker: viewtopic.php?f=21&t=36489 Video on use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkhk0megqHE&feature=youtu.be

Our full video library is here: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Instructional_Videos

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Post by danijoyfoley » February 26th, 2020, 3:48 pm

Okay, thank you for the feedback and I appreciate the tips and links regarding volume control when reading and in Audacity. I guess when I played with Noise Reduction -to reduce the hissing background sound in the silence between words, I messed up that volume requirements. I will make the adjustments to the volume and then should I repost the link?

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Post by linny » February 26th, 2020, 5:17 pm

danijoyfoley wrote:
February 26th, 2020, 3:48 pm
Okay, thank you for the feedback and I appreciate the tips and links regarding volume control when reading and in Audacity. I guess when I played with Noise Reduction -to reduce the hissing background sound in the silence between words, I messed up that volume requirements. I will make the adjustments to the volume and then should I repost the link?
Yes, please post the link when you upload the revision.

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Post by danijoyfoley » March 4th, 2020, 6:40 pm

Okay - here is my second recording for section 24
time is now 25:52 . I hope this one meets the volume requirements. The wave form looks okay to me, but I am a very new student to learning Audacity so please let me know if I need to revise again. thanks!

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juinorclassicsvol_24_patten_128kb.mp3

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Post by linny » March 4th, 2020, 7:42 pm

I’m slightly confused. Did you record the entire section over again?

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Post by linny » March 5th, 2020, 10:35 am

danijoyfoley wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Okay - here is my second recording for section 24
time is now 25:52 . I hope this one meets the volume requirements. The wave form looks okay to me, but I am a very new student to learning Audacity so please let me know if I need to revise again. thanks!

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/juinorclassicsvol_24_patten_128kb.mp3
This is such a lovely reading for such a touching story. :9:

Only corrections needed are with the silences.
Opening silence should be between 0.5-1.0 seconds. The ending silence should be 5 seconds.

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Post by danijoyfoley » March 7th, 2020, 8:00 am

Aw thank you! Yes I did record it over - I decided I didn't like my first reading of the story! Okay I will fix the silence in the beginning and end and will repost :)

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