[grp/fiction] For God And Gold by Julian Stafford Corbett - rap

Every work here needs a reader! Please sign up and help us complete these books. The symbol ~ means that Proof Listeners are needed
Post Reply
miss stav
Posts: 15197
Joined: October 4th, 2007, 5:25 pm
Location: Israel

Post by miss stav » June 5th, 2020, 1:59 am

For God And Gold by Julian Stafford Corbett (1854 - 1922).

Sir Julian Stafford Corbett was a prominent navy historian and geologist. This semi-autobiographical novel tells about the start: the personal and professional life of a scholar, the excitement of sailing, and joining the navy. - Summary by Stav Nisser.
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    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.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/62184
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard


      Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!


      Magic Window:



      BC Admin ===========================================

      ============================================
    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

      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)
      • "Chapter [number] of For God And Gold. 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:
        "For God And Gold, by Julian Stafford Corbett . [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Chapter]"
      • If you wish, say:
        "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of For God And Gold, by Julian Stafford Corbett . "

      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 latest version of Audacity is recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      forgodandgold_##_corbett_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. forgodandgold_01_corbett_128kb.mp3)
    9. Example ID3 V2 tags
      (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/What_is_ID3)
      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      Artist: Julian Stafford Corbett
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: For God And Gold

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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.
      • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
        Image
        (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Rapunzelina
      • 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 or pm me
Love gothic novels? Try Children Of The Abbey. Interested in legents? Try Legents Of Saints And Sinners. Interested in femenist fiction? Try Falkner.

Rapunzelina
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 9445
Joined: November 15th, 2011, 3:47 am

Post by Rapunzelina » June 6th, 2020, 6:38 am

Hello Stav! Let me MC this project! I will set us up with a Magic Window

Rapunzelina
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 9445
Joined: November 15th, 2011, 3:47 am

Post by Rapunzelina » June 6th, 2020, 6:44 am

Magic Window is in place!

Let me know if and what kind of help you would like with the Magic Window.


Could I also be the DPL?

miss stav
Posts: 15197
Joined: October 4th, 2007, 5:25 pm
Location: Israel

Post by miss stav » July 15th, 2020, 12:01 pm

Wow. I see just now that my reply was not submited successfuly.. If you want, of course you may dpl.
Love gothic novels? Try Children Of The Abbey. Interested in legents? Try Legents Of Saints And Sinners. Interested in femenist fiction? Try Falkner.

Rapunzelina
LibriVox Admin Team
Posts: 9445
Joined: November 15th, 2011, 3:47 am

Post by Rapunzelina » July 15th, 2020, 12:27 pm

Thank you, I would love to! I enjoy naval and maritime themes!

shreyasethi
Posts: 80
Joined: May 31st, 2020, 12:28 am

Post by shreyasethi » August 1st, 2020, 9:38 pm

Hey guys!!!
Can I claim the first 6 chapters?
Thanks
-SS

miss stav
Posts: 15197
Joined: October 4th, 2007, 5:25 pm
Location: Israel

Post by miss stav » August 2nd, 2020, 9:48 pm

How lovely. Have fun.
Love gothic novels? Try Children Of The Abbey. Interested in legents? Try Legents Of Saints And Sinners. Interested in femenist fiction? Try Falkner.

Post Reply