[PLAY: FULL] The Vampire; or, the Bride of the Isles by J.R. Planche - thw

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Post by Kitty » September 21st, 2018, 1:35 am

leanneyauyau wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 5:23 am
I think I fixed the sampling rate?
no, sorry :( it's still 48,000 Hz. What exactly did you do to change it ?

What you can is the following:

1. Check under Edit / Preferences / Quality - the Default Sample Rate should be set to 44,100 Hz and press OK

2. When you open your file, check in the bottom left corner, you should see the box "Project Rate (Hz)", which also needs to be set to 44,100. I guess if you change it in your Preference settings then this box should be correct as well for your future recordings.

Could you try once again please ? Miss Huddle and Puzzle are the correct settings, so I don't know why it reverted to the wrong settings in this one. :?

Thanks

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » September 21st, 2018, 1:53 am

alanmapstone wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 8:22 am
Robert act 2 duet
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/vampire_robert_2_duet.mp3
I have attempted to record my part of the duet following Leanne's recording but unfortunately have found it almost impossible to do. I have uploaded my best effort but I think it is pretty hopeless and will fully understand if it is considered unusable in which case I can only suggest that I give up the role and you get someone else to do it.
Alan, it sounds absolutely wonderful :9: your darker voice combined with Leanne's soprano makes a wonderful contrast. And you were almost in sync together. Please never doubt your musical qualities again.

To give you a taste of how well you fit together, here a very quick merging of the chorus together. I'm not a specialist sound editor, so I'm sure it could even sound better than this in the right hands, but you must agree that it sounds wonderful.

The only part where you are a tiny bit faster is 0:12-0:15 "my only love", but it still works out great. And in the next two lines you are absolutely in-sync.

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/effie_robert_duet.mp3

Great job ! You're not allowed to give up the role :mrgreen: I forbid it.

PL ok

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » September 22nd, 2018, 1:31 am

Kitty wrote:
September 21st, 2018, 1:53 am

Alan, it sounds absolutely wonderful :9: your darker voice combined with Leanne's soprano makes a wonderful contrast.

To give you a taste of how well you fit together, here a very quick merging of the chorus together.

PL ok

Sonia
Thank you for the kind words. It sounds to me a bit disjointed and out of tune. Perhaps we should check if Chuck thinks it is ok. After all he is the one who has to edit it.
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Post by Kitty » September 22nd, 2018, 4:24 am

alanmapstone wrote:
September 22nd, 2018, 1:31 am
It sounds to me a bit disjointed and out of tune.
to me it sounded fine, but I may not have your musical ear. :( Anyway, I am aware I am not the best editor, so I think Chuck can do it way better. :oops:

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » October 3rd, 2018, 11:49 pm

Leanne, I fixed your sample rate and listened back to the files and there seems to be no distortion this time around. If you wish you can check once more to be sure. But I'll markt them PL ok now

Sonia

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Post by mahne » November 14th, 2018, 2:26 am

alanmapstone wrote:
September 22nd, 2018, 1:31 am
It sounds to me a bit disjointed and out of tune.
Hi folks and sorry for stepping in unasked, but it bugged me how good I could match something like this and I tried my hand at it. Feel free to use it or not:
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/vampire_duet_2.mp3

Cheers
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Post by Kitty » November 14th, 2018, 3:16 am

mahne wrote:
November 14th, 2018, 2:26 am
Hi folks and sorry for stepping in unasked, but it bugged me how good I could match something like this and I tried my hand at it. Feel free to use it or not:
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/vampire_duet_2.mp3

Cheers
mahne
thank you, Mahne ! To me it sounds absolutely gorgeous. :9: You definitely managed better than me. But the final decision is Chuck's.

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » December 12th, 2018, 10:41 am

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Post by Kitty » December 12th, 2018, 11:23 am

alanmapstone wrote:
December 12th, 2018, 10:41 am
Robert - act 1 song
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/vampire_robert_1_song.mp3
:9: oh how romantic, I love the tune. Is it the one that they required or did you invent a new one ? In any case, it sounds totally sweet. And PL ok of course.

Thanks, Alan.

Sonia

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Post by alanmapstone » December 12th, 2018, 11:55 am

Kitty wrote:
December 12th, 2018, 11:23 am
alanmapstone wrote:
December 12th, 2018, 10:41 am
Robert - act 1 song
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/vampire_robert_1_song.mp3
:9: oh how romantic, I love the tune. Is it the one that they required or did you invent a new one ? In any case, it sounds totally sweet.
The tune is basically improvised but I hope it is vaguely like the one specified. I hope Chuck does mind my not being precise on the tune. Glad you liked it.
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Post by benderca » December 22nd, 2018, 9:43 am

I was trying to coordinate my Chorus part with Leanne, and I found an inconsistency between the text I am reading and her recording:

Phantom, from thy tomb so drear,
At our bidding swift arise;
Let thy vampire-corpse appear
To this sleeping maiden's eyes.
Come away, come away !
That the form she may know
That would work her woe
And shun thee, till the setting ray
Of the moon shall bid thy pow'r decay.
Phantom, from thy tomb so drear,
At our bidding, rise, appear !
(Thunder.)

CHORUS, without, L. ARIEL and UNDA.
Appear, appear, appear !


Leanne has an extra "appear, appear" (1:35) between the lines "Of the moon shall bid thy pow'r decay" and
"Phantom, from thy tomb so drear," but she has left out "Appear, appear, appear" afterwards. (1:46)

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Post by Kitty » December 22nd, 2018, 10:20 am

benderca wrote:
December 22nd, 2018, 9:43 am
Leanne has an extra "appear, appear" (1:35) between the lines "Of the moon shall bid thy pow'r decay" and
"Phantom, from thy tomb so drear," but she has left out "Appear, appear, appear" afterwards. (1:46)
:shock: I remember I mentioned the Appear lines but I thought I had it all checked a second time. :oops: I think I only Spot PLed the beginning where there was the errors, but didn't check the end once more. I'm sorry that I wasn't vigilant enough there. I think we can use some previous" appears" though to paste with your chorus. So maybe this is not a big catastophe for once.

Still, my fault for not finding the errors. :(

Sonia

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Post by benderca » December 22nd, 2018, 12:08 pm

It's no problem for me (I just wanted to make sure I have the right text). I'll just turn in my part and you can add/subtract Leanne's "appears". I tried to coordinate my speed with hers. Hope I was successful. My tendency is to go slower with such poetic chants, but Leanne smoothly and powerfully breezes through it... and I was just trying to keep up! (took me a couple of tries) :D

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Post by ChuckW » December 31st, 2018, 12:29 pm

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The Vampire; or, the Bride of the Isles (J.R. Planche)

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Post by Kitty » January 1st, 2019, 5:54 am

yay, thanks for these Chuck. Both narrations for the acts are now PL ok. :thumbs: The final battle was quite action packed in your narrative :shock:

great job, and Happy New Year !

Sonia

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