Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/cu31924013620095A comedy with a serious vein running through it about the Leete family who are British rural gentry in 1799. Mr Carnaby Leete is a politician whose career is in trouble. He needs to save his position by marrying his youngest daughter, Ann advantageously. His only son has married beneath him, and his older daughter's politically brilliant marriage is now in serious trouble. The play has uses symbolism to give weight to the comedy and poses questions about the wisdom of marrying of a daughter solely for political gain. (Summary by Tchaikovsky)
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Genres for the project: Plays
Keywords that describe the book: rural, comedy, society, class structure
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
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Submit one file per act. At the beginning of the first file, say:
Leave 3-5 seconds of space between your lines (room noise, not generated silence)."Character, read by your name."
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Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
At the end of each file say:"Act # of The Marrying of Ann Leete, by Harley Granville-Barker. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org."
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Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Marrying of Ann Leete, by Harley Granville-Barker."
For individual roles: marryingofannleete_role_#.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. marryingofannleete_romeo_1.mp3)
For final files: marryingofannleete_#_granvillebarker_128kb.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. marryingofannleete_1_granvillebarker_128kb.mp3)
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MC to select: annise
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