Test Project: Readers Accent Table

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moniaqua
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Post by moniaqua » May 15th, 2013, 11:56 am

I obviously do not have a wiki-account (what is better for the wiki :lol: ), so I have to take care of that there is enough work to do for somebody here ;)

Reader: moniaqua - Monika M. C.

Location: Bavaria
Accent: English: a little bit southern American with German-Bavarian accent (could somebody proof that on for example
http://librivox.org/for-dolly-who-does-not-learn-her-lessons-by-e-nesbit/ please? tx)
German: cannot hide that I live in Bavaria
Other Info: If I ever will read something French or Italian, it will have German accent - beware! :)
Sample: English: http://librivox.org/for-dolly-who-does-not-learn-her-lessons-by-e-nesbit/

German I will post when one of them is published in the catalog.

commonsparrow3
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Post by commonsparrow3 » May 27th, 2013, 6:50 pm

This looks interesting. Add me to the survey, please!
| -
| Reader link: https://catalog.librivox.org/people_public.php?peopleid=8051 (Maria Kasper)
| Location: Rochester NY USA (born and lived here all my life)
| Accent: Flat Rat-chester accent, including the telltale Rochester vowel shift and very American R's.
| Other: Can make a stab at pronouncing occasional brief bits of French. Hopeless at accents or character voices.
|Sample: http://ia801700.us.archive.org/35/items/polishfairytales_1304_librivox/polishfairytales_5_ajglinski_64kb.mp3
Last edited by commonsparrow3 on June 26th, 2013, 7:02 pm, edited 3 times in total.

bropops4
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Location: Leipzig, Germany

Post by bropops4 » September 7th, 2013, 4:40 pm

Reader name: malone
catalog name: bropops4
location: Leipzig, Germany
accent: Midwest (Kansas) USA
other: a tolerably good reader of French (check Listeners wanted, Apollinaire, Alcools), a very good reader of Latin, prose and poetry (I'm sorry, but I am. See, or rather hear, the catalog) A pretty good reader of ancient Greek and German. I can stumble through Spanish and Italian

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Post by gypsygirl » September 8th, 2013, 3:44 am

commonsparrow3 wrote:This looks interesting. Add me to the survey, please!
| -
| Reader link: https://catalog.librivox.org/people_public.php?peopleid=8051 (Maria Kasper)
| Location: Rochester NY USA (born and lived here all my life)
| Accent: Flat Rat-chester accent, including the telltale Rochester vowel shift and very American R's.
| Other: Can make a stab at pronouncing occasional brief bits of French. Hopeless at accents or character voices.
|Sample: http://ia801700.us.archive.org/35/items/polishfairytales_1304_librivox/polishfairytales_5_ajglinski_64kb.mp3
bropops4 wrote:Reader name: malone
catalog name: bropops4
location: Leipzig, Germany
accent: Midwest (Kansas) USA
other: a tolerably good reader of French (check Listeners wanted, Apollinaire, Alcools), a very good reader of Latin, prose and poetry (I'm sorry, but I am. See, or rather hear, the catalog) A pretty good reader of ancient Greek and German. I can stumble through Spanish and Italian
I've added you both.

It occurred to me as I was adding these two entries that all the reader links are now wrong in the table. I'll be working on changing them today.

ETA: That was quick.
Karen S.

ravells
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Location: London, UK

Post by ravells » September 11th, 2013, 3:48 pm

Can you add me to the list please?

Location: England>London
Name: ravells (Ravi Shankar)
Link: http://librivox.org/reader/8500
Accent: RP with some light Malaysian Indian notes.
Other Info: I do character accents. My natural voice is rather nasal.
Sample: To come

Thanks!

Ravi
Ravi Shankar

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Post by gypsygirl » September 11th, 2013, 4:32 pm

ravells wrote:Can you add me to the list please?

Location: England>London
Name: ravells (Ravi Shankar)
Link: http://librivox.org/reader/8500
Accent: RP with some light Malaysian Indian notes.
Other Info: I do character accents. My natural voice is rather nasal.
Sample: To come

Thanks!

Ravi
Done!
Karen S.

Margaret
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Post by Margaret » September 30th, 2013, 8:50 pm

Please add me Karen, thanks!

Margaret (Margaret Espaillat)
Location - Orlando, Florida
Accent - Southern California
Other info - I speak Spanish, to me I sound Mexican, to Mexicans I probably sound American.

English sample - http://ia700505.us.archive.org/35/items/philogubb_1208_librivox/philogubb_01_butler_64kb.mp3
Spanish Sample - http://ia600502.us.archive.org/7/items/don_quijote_2_1001_librivox/quijote_vol2_18_cervantes_64kb.mp3



I think this is my catalog page, but it doesn't look like it used to: http://librivox.org/sections/readers/4064
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Post by RuthieG » October 1st, 2013, 12:18 am

Your reader page is http://librivox.org/reader/4064, Margaret. The URL you quote is the one for your own use, so that you can see what sections you have claimed, and their PL status.

Ruth :)
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Post by gypsygirl » October 1st, 2013, 2:55 am

Margaret wrote:Please add me Karen, thanks!

Margaret (Margaret Espaillat)
Location - Orlando, Florida
Accent - Southern California
Other info - I speak Spanish, to me I sound Mexican, to Mexicans I probably sound American.

English sample - http://ia700505.us.archive.org/35/items/philogubb_1208_librivox/philogubb_01_butler_64kb.mp3
Spanish Sample - http://ia600502.us.archive.org/7/items/don_quijote_2_1001_librivox/quijote_vol2_18_cervantes_64kb.mp3



I think this is my catalog page, but it doesn't look like it used to: http://librivox.org/sections/readers/4064
Done!
Karen S.

tazzle
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Post by tazzle » October 6th, 2013, 9:45 am

I'd like to be added:

Reader: tazzle (Shontae Elliott)
Location: USA (Born Ohio, lived PA, Scotland, and now Washington state)
Link: http://librivox.org/reader/7780
Accent: Mostly Great Lakes Vowel Shift, very flat
Other: Can do a very poor attempt at a generalized English accent :lol:
Sample: http://ia601700.us.archive.org/20/items/ballad_ophelia_1304_librivox/balladophelia_lawrence_se.mp3

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Post by gypsygirl » October 6th, 2013, 10:12 am

tazzle wrote:I'd like to be added:

Reader: tazzle (Shontae Elliott)
Location: USA (Born Ohio, lived PA, Scotland, and now Washington state)
Link: http://librivox.org/reader/7780
Accent: Mostly Great Lakes Vowel Shift, very flat
Other: Can do a very poor attempt at a generalized English accent :lol:
Sample: http://ia601700.us.archive.org/20/items/ballad_ophelia_1304_librivox/balladophelia_lawrence_se.mp3
Done!
Karen S.

barbara2
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Location: Australia

Post by barbara2 » October 6th, 2013, 9:15 pm

Reader: barbara2

Reader link: http://librivox.org/reader/7514

Location: Queensland, Australia

Accent: urban Australian, not broad.

Other Info: I feel comfortable reading short passages of French, German and Italian in the standard accents of those languages or short passages of Latin in an Italian accent.

Sample: http://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/autobiographyofgoethe1_30_goethe_128kb.mp3



Barbara

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Post by gypsygirl » October 7th, 2013, 3:34 am

barbara2 wrote:Reader: barbara2

Reader link: http://librivox.org/reader/7514

Location: Queensland, Australia

Accent: urban Australian, not broad.

Other Info: I feel comfortable reading short passages of French, German and Italian in the standard accents of those languages or short passages of Latin in an Italian accent.

Sample: http://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/autobiographyofgoethe1_30_goethe_128kb.mp3

Barbara
Done!
Karen S.

TriciaG
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Post by TriciaG » October 7th, 2013, 6:28 am

Karen - that last sample link is for an uncataloged project; it's in the uploader. So it shouldn't be included yet because the link will break as soon as the project is cataloged. ;)
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Post by gypsygirl » October 7th, 2013, 6:41 am

TriciaG wrote:Karen - that last sample link is for an uncataloged project; it's in the uploader. So it shouldn't be included yet because the link will break as soon as the project is cataloged. ;)
Oops. Wasn't paying attention.

Barbara, would you like to use a sample from one of your completed works? I see on your reader page that there are two that have been cataloged. Otherwise, I'll just remove the link and you can ping me when this project is complete so I can add the proper link.
Karen S.

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