[COMPLETE] Neither Here nor There by Oliver Herford - kd

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Post by silverquill » December 13th, 2017, 10:58 pm

Neither Here nor There by Oliver Herford (1863 - 1935).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/neither-here-nor-there-by-oliver-herford/
Oliver Herford, and American humorist, writer, and illustrator here gives us short vignettes from topics as seemingly insignificant things as the creases in trouser, several pieces on cats, and societal mores and foibles. Each piece is filled with humorous barbs and insights into the human condition. ( Larry Wilson)
    1. 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.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. 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.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/56165
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

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      Genres for the project:

      Keywords that describe the book: satire, humor, essay, Americana, society

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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
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] of Neither Here nor There. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "Neither Here nor There, by Oliver Herford. [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Chapter]"
      • If you wish, say:
        "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of Neither Here nor There, by Oliver Herford. "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      neitherherenorthere_##_herford_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. neitherherenorthere_01_herford_128kb.mp3)
    9. Example ID3 V2 tags
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      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      Artist: Oliver Herford
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: Neither Here nor There

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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.
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Post by KiltedDragon » December 14th, 2017, 7:27 am

MW is all set up. :)
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Post by silverquill » December 14th, 2017, 8:21 am

Thank you, Barry!

These satiric pieces will be fun to read, and we hope just as much fun to listen to.

Readers and DPL are welcome.

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Post by NemoR » December 14th, 2017, 9:01 am

Hi Larry!

May I claim:

1 The Secret
6 Those Bill Boards
11 Are Cats People?
27 Do Cats Come Back?

I will be glad to DPL this one also!

Nemo
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Being freed from all sense-desires,
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Post by silverquill » December 14th, 2017, 9:06 am

NemoR wrote:Hi Larry!

May I claim:

1 The Secret
6 Those Bill Boards
11 Are Cats People?
27 Do Cats Come Back?

I will be glad to DPL this one also!

Nemo

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Post by silverquill » December 14th, 2017, 9:07 am

silverquill wrote:
NemoR wrote:Hi Larry!

May I claim:

1 The Secret
6 Those Bill Boards
11 Are Cats People?
27 Do Cats Come Back?

I will be glad to DPL this one also!

Nemo
Wonderful! Thank you so much.

Barry will add you as DPL

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Post by NemoR » December 16th, 2017, 5:35 pm

Larry/Barry -

I was wondering, that since these sections only average about 400-500 words each, if we might get more readers if this was in Short Works instead?

Just a thought!

Nemo
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The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

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Post by NemoR » December 16th, 2017, 7:35 pm

Hi Larry,

Section 1 for PL .... if you could PL this when you get a chance, that would be great!

https://librivox.org/uploads/kilteddrag ... _128kb.mp3

Length is 4:22

I updated the MW for you as well. On most of my DPL projects, I will put sections in the MW as readers post them to the thread to save the BC time. If you prefer to do that yourself, just let me know!

Nemo
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Being freed from all sense-desires,
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Post by KiltedDragon » December 17th, 2017, 9:22 am

NemoR wrote:Larry/Barry -

I was wondering, that since these sections only average about 400-500 words each, if we might get more readers if this was in Short Works instead?

Just a thought!

Nemo
Fair enough question. Doesn't matter to me. What would you like, Larry?
Barry
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Post by bdanzige » December 17th, 2017, 11:04 am

I'd like to claim section two please
Bat-chen

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Post by TheAccProf » December 17th, 2017, 12:35 pm

May I claim:

Section 5. The Tutti-Frutti Tree
Section 16. Another Lost Art

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Post by silverquill » December 17th, 2017, 6:15 pm

KiltedDragon wrote:
NemoR wrote:Larry/Barry -

I was wondering, that since these sections only average about 400-500 words each, if we might get more readers if this was in Short Works instead?

Just a thought!

Nemo
Fair enough question. Doesn't matter to me. What would you like, Larry?
I tried to post a response last night, but Microsoft kidnapped my computer to do updates, the librivox was offline way ahead of the announced schedule and for much longer.

Anyway, thanks for our first completed section!

Usually I prefer to handle the MW when I'm BC, but I'm comfortable having you do this if you like.
(PS we may have some Cowboy Ballad orphans after all)

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Post by silverquill » December 17th, 2017, 6:17 pm

KiltedDragon wrote:
NemoR wrote:Larry/Barry -

I was wondering, that since these sections only average about 400-500 words each, if we might get more readers if this was in Short Works instead?

Just a thought!

Nemo
Fair enough question. Doesn't matter to me. What would you like, Larry?
I think Nemo has a good point. Just the last three sections run longer, and I think our short works readers would be more likely to see this.

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Post by silverquill » December 17th, 2017, 6:26 pm

bdanzige wrote:I'd like to claim section two please
Bat-chen
All yours! Thanks for claiming.

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Post by silverquill » December 17th, 2017, 6:26 pm

TheAccProf wrote:May I claim:

Section 5. The Tutti-Frutti Tree
Section 16. Another Lost Art

Ed
Thanks, Ed.

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