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Post by Carolin » April 15th, 2018, 6:58 am

Captain Sword and Captain Pen: A Poem by Leigh Hunt (1784 - 1859).

This project is now complete! All audio files can now be found on the catalog page for this project https://librivox.org/captain-sword-and-captain-pen-a-poem-by-leigh-hunt/
This Poem is the result of a sense of duty, which has taken the Author from quieter studies during a great public crisis. He obeyed the impulse with joy, because it took the shape of verse; but with more pain, on some accounts, than he chooses to express. However, he has done what he conceived himself bound to do; and if every zealous lover of his species were to express his feelings in like manner, to the best of his ability, individual opinions, little in themselves, would soon amount to an overwhelming authority, and hasten the day of reason and beneficence. ( Advertisement)
    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/28260
    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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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

      Intros and Outros for the Poems:
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      • At the beginning of the recording, read the abbreviated "LibriVox disclaimer":
      "[Poem title], from Captain Sword and Captain Pen by Leigh Hunt, read for LibriVox.org" by [your name] or some variation on that, adding date, location, your personal URL, etc., if you wish.
      • Then read the poem.
      • At the end, say: "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain." and leave five seconds of silence.
    8. There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Intros and Outros for the Postscript:
    9. 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 Captain Sword and Captain Pen: A Poem. 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:
        "Captain Sword and Captain Pen: A Poem, by Leigh Hunt. [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 Captain Sword and Captain Pen: A Poem, by Leigh Hunt. "

      There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    10. 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 latest version of Audacity is recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      captainswordandcaptainpen_##_hunt_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. captainswordandcaptainpen_01_hunt_128kb.mp3)
    11. Example ID3 V2 tags (just leave these blank!)

      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.
      • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
      • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.
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      Please post below
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Post by Carolin » April 15th, 2018, 7:03 am

Postscript

part 1
please read until
Of what use is it to see the representative of a by-gone influence—a poor individual mortal (for he is nothing else in the comparison), fretting and fuming on the shore of this mighty sea, and playing the part of a Canute reversed,—an antic really taking his flatterers at their word?

part 2
please start at
The first thirty-five years of the nineteenth century have been rich in experiences of the sure and certain failure of all soldiership and Toryism to go heartily along in the cause of the many.
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Post by Carolin » April 15th, 2018, 7:07 am

this project is now ready to go! all readers and a dpl are most welcome :D
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Post by NemoR » April 15th, 2018, 10:54 am

May I claim sections 1,2,3,4 please.

Thanks!
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Post by Carolin » April 15th, 2018, 12:01 pm

Thank you :)
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Post by silverquill » April 15th, 2018, 12:21 pm

Then, could I take 5 and 6?
You can put me in as DPL, and Nemo will PL my sections.

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Post by Carolin » April 15th, 2018, 12:23 pm

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by NemoR » May 6th, 2018, 8:50 pm

Nemo

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Post by Carolin » May 6th, 2018, 10:29 pm

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by Carolin » May 19th, 2018, 10:55 pm

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by NemoR » May 20th, 2018, 8:38 pm

Thanks Larry!

Section 5 is PL OK!
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Post by Carolin » May 21st, 2018, 12:49 pm

thank you both :D
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