Intro for book with long chapters

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Penumbra
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Post by Penumbra » July 4th, 2020, 3:41 pm

I'm thinking of doing a solo recording of a book which has a few chapters that will need to be divided because of their length. I'm wondering about what the intro looks like in this case. Two options come to mind:

Section <s> of <book title> by <author>
<LV PD disclaimer>
Chapter <c> <chapter title> part <p>

or

Chapter <c> part <p> of <book title> by <author>
<LV PD disclaimer>
<chapter title for chapter part 1, nothing for other parts>

Of course, if a section contains the entire chapter, then "part <p>" is omitted. Also, I prefer to have "recording by Tom Penn" at the end of the recording rather than the beginning, so I have left that bit out.
Tom Penn

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Post by TriciaG » July 4th, 2020, 3:46 pm

Either works.

At the end of Option 1, you'd say "End of section <s>. Recording by Tom Penn."

At the end of Option 2, you'd say "End of chapter <c> part <p>. Recording by Tom Penn."

That way the beginning and end numbering are consistent for the listener to hear that they're listening in order.
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