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Post Posted:: February 24th, 2017, 6:42 pm 

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The Martyr of the Catacombs by Anonymous ( - ).

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Marcellus, a Roman centurion, is instructed to eradicate the Christians from the catacombs. When he goes to investigate, he discovers the truth about their beliefs and 'Him Who loved us.' As persecution sweeps across Rome, will Marcellus be the next one in danger? ( Esther ben Simonides)


MC: MaryAnn
BC: Esther ben Simonides
Editor: Esther
PL (parts): Esther
DPL: Elizabby

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. New to recording?
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  4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24680

  5. Please claim roles (the numbers in the first column below)! Please note: All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. When you submit your recording, you will be placing your recording in the public domain as well.

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    Genres for the project: Dramatic Readings, Historical Fiction
    Keywords that describe the book: rome, christians, love, Roman, persecution, martyr, early church, catacombs, tombs
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  6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

    Set your recording software to:
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

    Submit one file per act.

  7. Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
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    If you are reading stage directions, please include for each file:At the beginning: Chapter [#] of The Martyr of the Catacombs , by Anonymous. This is a Librivox recording. All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit Librivox dot org.

    At the end: End of Chapter [#].

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!

  8. AFTER recording
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    martyr_[role]_[#].mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the act number.

  9. 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
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    • 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.

  10. Any questions?
    Please post below
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Last edited by EstherbenSimonides on August 12th, 2017, 8:26 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Post Posted:: February 24th, 2017, 6:47 pm 

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Here are the parts:
Narrator read by...EstherbenSimonides 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15
Marcellus read by…1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,13,14
Lucullus read by…1,2,7,9,11,13,14,15
Macer read by…1
African read by…1
Old man read by...silverquill 1
Young maidens read by...1
Pollio read by...EddySherman 3,4,12,13
Caecilia read by...AdeledePignerolles 4,10,11
Honorius read by...4,5,6,10,15
Brother Cinna read by...silverquill 7,9,13
Marcellus’ companion read by...9
Friendly man read by...9
Spokesman read by...9
Messenger read by...10
Judge read by...12
Crowd member 1 read by...13
Crowd member 2 read by...13

Songs in Chapters 1 and 4.

I will be narrating. :)
Eddy Sherman will read Pollio, and all the other parts are open.
I'm going Gender Specific, except for crowd members, which are neutral.
Google Docs: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B419SsV_TJoXdW11V1RvbEU2TWM

Thanks!

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Post Posted:: February 24th, 2017, 6:49 pm 

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Could I read Caecilia and help out with the young maidens? Also, do you have a tune yet? :)

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Post Posted:: February 24th, 2017, 6:53 pm 

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That would be great, thanks Adele!

For the maidens' and Christians' songs, I'd like everyone who would like to help to sing it. I'll post the tune soon!

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Post Posted:: February 24th, 2017, 8:49 pm 

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I would be glad to take Old Man, and Brother Cinna.

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Post Posted:: February 25th, 2017, 8:11 am 

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That would be wonderful, thank you! :D

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Post Posted:: February 25th, 2017, 5:44 pm 
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Esther,
I'd be happy to MC this for you. I'll get your MW set up.
MaryAnn

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Post Posted:: February 27th, 2017, 10:48 am 

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MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
Esther,
I'd be happy to MC this for you. I'll get your MW set up.
MaryAnn

Thank you! :D

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Post Posted:: February 27th, 2017, 1:26 pm 

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The MW is filled in!

I've tried to put character descriptions of the main characters in. If you'd like to play a Christian, but don't think you can sing, that's no problem! I've uploaded the songs for those who want to and they are in the MW and here:
https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/Martyr_song_1.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/Martyr_songs_4.mp3
The first song is sung by maidens and the second by the Christians.

I'm going to be uploading a pronunciation guide, but for now the main thing is that I'm going with Classical (rather than Ecclesiastical) pronounciation, and Amen is pronounced Aw-men. :)

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Post Posted:: March 6th, 2017, 4:41 pm 

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If you still need someone to DPL the final edited version (which I realise is some time away) I can do that.

I might not subscribe to the thread though, to keep my inbox clear, so if you could PM me when you are ready with the final files that would be helpful.

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Post Posted:: March 9th, 2017, 2:00 pm 

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That would be great, thanks! I'll PM you when it's time. Would you be interested in PLing the narrator files too?

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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 12:18 am 

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I'd like to sign up to help out with the Young Maidens' song! :) (It might be a while before I'm able to record it, though...)

You have a pretty voice! And did you make up that tune? -- That's really impressive if you did!!

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Post Posted:: March 12th, 2017, 12:21 am 

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Aw, what the hey -- I'll read Marcellus' companion, too (section 41). :wink:

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Post Posted:: March 13th, 2017, 12:21 pm 

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Twinkle88 wrote:
I'd like to sign up to help out with the Young Maidens' song! :) (It might be a while before I'm able to record it, though...)

You have a pretty voice! And did you make up that tune? -- That's really impressive if you did!!

Twinkle88 wrote:
Aw, what the hey -- I'll read Marcellus' companion, too (section 41). :wink:

Both of those would be great, thanks! (I did make up the tunes... so hopefully they're singable. Tell me if you find any problems. ;) )

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Post Posted:: March 23rd, 2017, 9:31 am 

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Just dropping in to claim and upload the role of the Messenger.

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/martyr_messenger_10.mp3
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