Can I record an audiobook of something already recorded?

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Post by AshleyMinger » May 27th, 2018, 3:21 pm

Like if I liked a book that was already on LibriVox, would it be possible to do another recording of that book.

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Post by annise » May 27th, 2018, 3:50 pm

If you wanted to , yes. It's best to follow the advice we give in the welcome email though if you want a reading you'll be proud of


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Post by kayray » May 27th, 2018, 8:19 pm

In other words, you are welcome to record your own version of anything that's already in our catalog -- we have multiple versions of many books. Check out "Pride and Prejudice"! It would be a pity if you couldn't record your favorite book just because someone else beat you to it, and having multiple versions allows our listeners to choose a narrator that suits them.

But please, please, please, don't jump into recording a whole book until you've done your 1-minute test and practiced on a few chapters in collaborative books. Recording an entire book is much more work than you'd think! :D
"Mary wished to say something very sensible into her Zoom H2 Handy Recorder, but knew not how." -- Jane Austen (& Kara)

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