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Post by adrianstephens » December 1st, 2020, 10:56 am

Kitty wrote:
November 30th, 2020, 4:56 am
I found two missing sentences, so here are my notes:


Sonia
> for the voice credit, yes we always use the entire description as in the MW, so you can cut the shorter version out
Done

> at 7:35: (p. 24) "standing in a row like statues" – I agree, it's probably a typo, as "statutes" doesn't make any sense. I guess that version can be cut as well
Done at 7:28


> at about 8:28: (p. 26) missed line: "For the Mother Prioress." (she reads the first line of the letter here)
Done at 8:13

> at about 12:28: (p. 30) missed line: "That is true."
Done at 12:19

On to act 2...
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Post by adrianstephens » December 1st, 2020, 11:34 am

My Librivox-related YouTube series starts here: Part 0: Introduction. https://youtu.be/pMHYycgA5VU
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Part 15: Case Study (Poem) https://youtu.be/41sr_VC1Qxo
Part 16: Case Study 2 (Dramatic Reading) https://youtu.be/GBIAd469vnM


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Post by Kitty » December 2nd, 2020, 7:24 am

adrianstephens wrote:
December 1st, 2020, 11:34 am
Prioress, act 2:
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_prioress_2_128kb.mp3 11:50
ah excellent, Adrian. I notice you put a bit of a tremor in your voice to show the years have not passed by without a trace on the health of the good prioress. :thumbs: nice touch. Now I recall my Vicaress performance I don't think I sound much older in the second act :lol: well one could say the Vicaress has an iron health and is still as forceful as twenty years ago :mrgreen:

Only one small note:

> at 3:45: (p. 44) "Ha now I suppose... (etc)" this is the Vicaress speaking (don't steal my lines, reverend mother !) – you can cut this out

As for Act 1, did you maybe forget to reupload ? The current file is unchanged :hmm:

Thanks

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Post by silverquill » December 2nd, 2020, 9:46 am

Corrections for stage directions:

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_stagedirections_1_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_stagedirections_2_128kb.mp3

Ah, the missing intro to Britannicus, but I thought I had cut it out . . . . must have been a shock. :lol:
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Post by Kitty » December 3rd, 2020, 1:32 am

silverquill wrote:
December 2nd, 2020, 9:46 am
Ah, the missing intro to Britannicus, but I thought I had cut it out . . . . must have been a shock. :lol:
:lol: I'm not that easily shocked, but I was puzzled what it was doing there.

I'll mark both sections now PL ok. Though you forgot to cut "Interlude" at the beginning of the second act, but no need to reupload a third time, Todd can simply ignore it ;)

Thank you, Larry.

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Post by adrianstephens » December 3rd, 2020, 11:46 am

Kitty wrote:
December 2nd, 2020, 7:24 am
adrianstephens wrote:
December 1st, 2020, 11:34 am
Prioress, act 2:
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_prioress_2_128kb.mp3 11:50
ah excellent, Adrian. I notice you put a bit of a tremor in your voice to show the years have not passed by without a trace on the health of the good prioress. :thumbs: nice touch. Now I recall my Vicaress performance I don't think I sound much older in the second act :lol: well one could say the Vicaress has an iron health and is still as forceful as twenty years ago :mrgreen:

Only one small note:

> at 3:45: (p. 44) "Ha now I suppose... (etc)" this is the Vicaress speaking (don't steal my lines, reverend mother !) – you can cut this out

As for Act 1, did you maybe forget to reupload ? The current file is unchanged :hmm:

Thanks

Sonia
Thank you, Sonia.
The corrected files: https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_prioress_1_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_prioress_3_128kb.mp3

I did wonder how much to change the voice. Seeing as the Prioress starts out at 40, and I'm 64, making my voice "young" is more a matter of
manner than voice quality. Then she turns up at 58, and I have to make my 64-year-old voice sound older in order to make the contrast - weird.
I pictured the Vicaress as in the rudest of health. I have no doubt you did her justice.
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Part 15: Case Study (Poem) https://youtu.be/41sr_VC1Qxo
Part 16: Case Study 2 (Dramatic Reading) https://youtu.be/GBIAd469vnM

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Post by Kitty » December 4th, 2020, 2:23 am

I guess you meant _2_ but I see you named the file correctly, the MW is correct. Both are now PL ok. Thank you !
I pictured the Vicaress as in the rudest of health.
yes I think I like that. I picture her quite the athlete and a big woman :lol:

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Post by jennlea » December 15th, 2020, 3:49 pm

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Post by mlee06 » December 17th, 2020, 7:14 pm

Hi!

Sorry this took so long, but I've finally completed Teresa for act 2! Extra snowfall was a great break :) . Let me know what edits (if any) I need to make. This runs about 19 minutes. https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_teresa_2_128kbp.mp3

Thanks,
Michelle


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Post by Kitty » December 18th, 2020, 4:55 am

mlee06 wrote:
December 17th, 2020, 7:14 pm
Sorry this took so long, but I've finally completed Teresa for act 2! Extra snowfall was a great break :) . Let me know what edits (if any) I need to make. This runs about 19 minutes. https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/cradlesong_teresa_2_128kbp.mp3
a wonderful performance, Michelle, thank you so much. Teresa is such a breath of fresh air and a bit of a whirlwind too :9: very lively done and in comparison, the ending was so tearful and heartbreaking. I like the sobbing in your voice, it sounds really genuine. :thumbs:

Only a few small things to adjust before you are done:

> for the voice credit, please always read the full description that you can see in the MW: "Teresa, aged 18, read by Michelle Lee"

> at 18:02: (p. 70) between "God reward you" and "I am not afflicted" – please leave more space, it's two separated quotes

> at 18:25: (p. 70) "yes mother" – this is once too many, you can cut out one version

thanks

Sonia

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