~CLASSICS] The Public Orations of Demosthenes -Leni

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Post by Leni » October 11th, 2020, 9:31 pm

The Public Orations of Demosthenes by Demosthenes (384 BCE - 322 BCE). Translated by Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge (1873 - 1952)

Volunteers outside the USA: Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge died in 1952. The author's work is still protected by copyright in places like Europe, where copyright is author's death plus 70 years, Australia (author's death plus 70 years for authors who died after 1955) or Canada (author's death plus 50 years), UNLESS the rule of shorter term applies.
This book, originally published in two volumes, collects the most important complete public orations by Demosthenes, arguably the most famous Athenian orator, that we still have access to. Demosthenes was a Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations are nowadays important sources of contemporary Athenian oratorical expression and provide an insight into the politics and legal affairs of Athens during the 4th century BC. (Summary by Leni)
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Post by Leni » October 11th, 2020, 9:32 pm

Still working on the window, should be done soon. :) In the meantime, looking for a DPLer.
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Post by Leni » October 12th, 2020, 4:46 pm

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Post by realisticspeakers » October 17th, 2020, 6:10 am

Hi, I'd like to claim the introduction?
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Post by Leni » October 17th, 2020, 9:04 am

realisticspeakers wrote:
October 17th, 2020, 6:10 am
Hi, I'd like to claim the introduction?
Sure, thanks for claiming!
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Post by RSerling » October 18th, 2020, 5:10 pm

Hello,

I would like to claim sections 1 and 8, "On the Naval Boards" and "On the Peace."

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Post by Aikenpayne » October 18th, 2020, 6:21 pm

Good evening all,

I would very much like to record a section for this project.

However, as I am located in Ireland I would like to determine whether I would be permitted to do so or not

I would appreciate it the satiation could be clarified.

Many thanks,

Sláinte,

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Post by ZeppyJ45 » October 19th, 2020, 11:29 am

Hi! Could I possibly claim section three, 'For the Freedom of the Rhodians'?

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Post by Leni » October 19th, 2020, 4:31 pm

Aikenpayne wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Good evening all,

I would very much like to record a section for this project.

However, as I am located in Ireland I would like to determine whether I would be permitted to do so or not

I would appreciate it the satiation could be clarified.

Many thanks,

Sláinte,

Aiken
Hello, Aiken

Thanks for asking. I am not a copyright expert by any means, but I understand that Ireland has the same copyright laws as the EU, which means this book would not be public domain, since the translator died in 1952, so, if the law is 70 years after death of the author, this would be PD on January 1st 2023. Unless the rule of shorter term applies, but of that, I am not sure.
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Post by Leni » October 19th, 2020, 4:35 pm

RSerling wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 5:10 pm
Hello,

I would like to claim sections 1 and 8, "On the Naval Boards" and "On the Peace."

Thank You & Sincerely,

RSerling
Hello, and welcome to Librivox. Since this would be your first recording, we strongly suggest you do the 1-minute test (https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=1-Minute_Test). Thanks!
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Post by Leni » October 19th, 2020, 4:36 pm

ZeppyJ45 wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 11:29 am
Hi! Could I possibly claim section three, 'For the Freedom of the Rhodians'?
Sure, thanks for claiming!
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Post by RSerling » October 20th, 2020, 3:47 am

Leni wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 4:35 pm
RSerling wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 5:10 pm
Hello,

I would like to claim sections 1 and 8, "On the Naval Boards" and "On the Peace."

Thank You & Sincerely,

RSerling
Hello, and welcome to Librivox. Since this would be your first recording, we strongly suggest you do the 1-minute test (https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=1-Minute_Test). Thanks!
Hello Leni,

I went ahead and completed a 1-minute test, and it looks like I've been approved. viewtopic.php?p=1797252#p1797252 Please let me know what the next steps are; thank you for your guidance!

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Post by Leni » October 20th, 2020, 6:10 am

RSerling wrote:
October 20th, 2020, 3:47 am
Hello Leni,

I went ahead and completed a 1-minute test, and it looks like I've been approved. viewtopic.php?p=1797252#p1797252 Please let me know what the next steps are; thank you for your guidance!
That is great! You can now go ahead and start recording your section! Please read carefully the first post; the link to the text is in the window. And let me know if there are any doubts. :)
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Post by ZeppyJ45 » October 22nd, 2020, 6:23 am

Hey all! Here's section three:

Section three: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/publicorations_03_demosthenes_128kb.mp3 (duration: 18:03)

(N.B. Although I have a British accent I am currently working in America. If, however, this remains a problem because of the copyright issue, please feel free to delete the recording.)

If there's anything that needs correcting, please just let me know!

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Post by RSerling » October 22nd, 2020, 6:37 am

Hello Leni!

I have finished recording Section 01 of Public Orations, here is the link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/publicorations_01_demosthenes_128kb.mp3. The recording length is 23' 45".

As this is my first recording, I am still working through settings and trying to improve the audio quality; let me know if you have any advice for getting the most out of the hardware/software.

I would like to be credited as Roger Serling on the Catalog page. Thank You!

Sincerely,

- R

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