OPEN[PLAY]The Emperor of the Moon by Aphra Behn - thw

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Post by alanmapstone » January 29th, 2021, 9:07 am

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Post by OooThatsNifty » January 29th, 2021, 6:42 pm

PL OK! :thumbs:


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Post by DeborahJoye » February 2nd, 2021, 9:53 pm

Hi there

Love Aphra Behn. Happy to read (perform) Section 13 Keplair, Philosopher in Act 3.

There's a few songs in that Act which may be meant to be sung collectively ... what is happening there?

Debbie Kearns

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Post by ToddHW » February 3rd, 2021, 6:59 am

Thank you.

We don't sing. It is too hard to make sure the tune we use when singing is PD, and while I can line up voices that are chanting it is too hard for me to match up singing voices. So instead of singing, just chant.

Thanks, Todd

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Post by DeborahJoye » February 3rd, 2021, 10:20 pm

ToddHW wrote:
February 3rd, 2021, 6:59 am
Thank you.

We don't sing. It is too hard to make sure the tune we use when singing is PD, and while I can line up voices that are chanting it is too hard for me to match up singing voices. So instead of singing, just chant.

Thanks, Todd
Will do. Thanks Todd.

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Post by DeborahJoye » February 20th, 2021, 9:10 pm

Hello there

I've completed a recording of Keplair, Act 3 including speaking through songs. Here is the url.

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/emperorofthemoon_Keplair_3_128kb.mp3

As you have to cut and paste and edit it all together anyway, I marked a few mistakes with claps and then reread from an earlier point. If you need me to edit those sections out, let me know.

Thanks

Debbie

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Post by ToddHW » February 21st, 2021, 5:35 am

DeborahJoye wrote:
February 20th, 2021, 9:10 pm
Hello there

I've completed a recording of Keplair, Act 3 including speaking through songs. Here is the url.

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/emperorofthemoon_Keplair_3_128kb.mp3

As you have to cut and paste and edit it all together anyway, I marked a few mistakes with claps and then reread from an earlier point. If you need me to edit those sections out, let me know.

Thanks

Debbie
It would be a great help if you edit out those things which don't represent your best effort at the character you have read. Otherwise, when I assemble - which I do mostly visually - I am likely to paste in a hand clap or a mistake in place of a real line and then find that I have leftover material when I am done....

Thanks, Todd

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Post by OooThatsNifty » February 21st, 2021, 1:41 pm

DeborahJoye wrote:
February 20th, 2021, 9:10 pm
Hello there
I've completed a recording of Keplair, Act 3 including speaking through songs. Here is the url.

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/emperorofthemoon_Keplair_3_128kb.mp3

As you have to cut and paste and edit it all together anyway, I marked a few mistakes with claps and then reread from an earlier point. If you need me to edit those sections out, let me know.
Thanks
Debbie
Thanks Debbie - nicely read!

See Todd's reply above regarding editing out your stumbles / repeats - I've noted those points below, as well as a few additional PL notes:

0:08 - Please read the full character description as seen in the MW. In this case it should be "Keplair, Philosopher" rather than just Keplair
3:42 - Remove stumble / repeat
3:56 - I hear "normal breast" rather than "noble breast"
4:01 - Remove stumble on "twining of arms"
4:24 - Remove stumble on "Scorpio"
9:48 - Remove stumble / repeat

Thanks again!

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