[Solo] The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac - dc

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Post by neecheelok70 » March 16th, 2019, 11:04 am

The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)
Les Chouans is one of the novels in Balzac's series La Comedie Humaine. Its ostensible focus is a historical military conflict, but it also follows the love affair between an aristocratic beauty with one of the rebels.
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1921
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



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    Magic Window:



    BC Admin ===========================================

    Genres for the project: Action & Adventure Fiction

    Keywords that describe the book: military conflict; love affair

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Section [number] of The Chouans. 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:
      "The Chouans, by Honoré de Balzac. Translated by Katherine Wormeley [Chapter/Part]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • [Section] of The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac. Translated by Katherine Wormeley This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      Say: [Chapter/Part]" [/i]


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    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Section]"
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      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Chouans, by Honoré de Balzac. Translated by Katherine Wormeley"

    There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.
  • Example filename chouans_##_balzac_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. chouans_01_balzac_128kb.mp3)

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Last edited by neecheelok70 on September 12th, 2020, 11:00 am, edited 15 times in total.

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Post by pmstrahm » March 16th, 2019, 11:04 am

Looking For an MC
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Post by craigdav1 » March 16th, 2019, 8:28 pm

MW coming up.

edit: I started with 10 sections as I estimate it will take at least 10 hours to record this book. The birth and death years for the translator do not need to be mentioned at the beginning of each chapter. Let me know if any changes are needed. Anyone in mind as DPL?

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Post by craigdav1 » March 19th, 2019, 12:22 pm

Moving to Going Solo forum to keep the Launch Pad tidy.

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Post by pmstrahm » May 18th, 2019, 4:10 pm

sorry i have neglected this i am still planning on recording this book
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Post by craigdav1 » October 4th, 2019, 9:45 am

Just checking to see if you are still intending to record this book.

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Post by craigdav1 » February 29th, 2020, 11:48 am

PM sent.

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Post by neecheelok70 » September 4th, 2020, 9:10 am

So I am accepting this. Jim

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Post by craigdav1 » September 4th, 2020, 2:01 pm

Thank you Jim. I made you the BC and the sender of the top post so you can edit it. Let me know if any other changes are needed. I'll be the DPL.
Dave

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Post by neecheelok70 » September 5th, 2020, 5:39 am

Ok. Thanks.

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Post by neecheelok70 » September 5th, 2020, 11:56 am

Here is what it looks like. There are three major divisions, but they are not really chapters. So I have changed chapters to sections in the instructions. What I will end up doing (with your permission of course) is to record sections of no more than, but about, 40 minutes until I finish the book. I may just choose arbitrary titles, such as the last word of the section or my own conclusion. What do you think? I will not mind if you laugh at my various manipulations of the heading parts for this project. Jim

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Post by craigdav1 » September 5th, 2020, 12:50 pm

Other Balzac novels seem to be arbitrarily divided into Parts or Chapters and just numbered sequentially. Not unlike what you suggest but without prose titles. Or you could have three named chapters divided into numbered parts.

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Post by neecheelok70 » September 5th, 2020, 1:00 pm

Thanks, Dave. I think you are saying it's a go. I did think about the chapter-parts thing but it seemed potentially more burdensome with the numbers escalating into the teens, etc. I may be exaggerating. We will see. I will be back in touch, of course. Jim

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Post by neecheelok70 » September 5th, 2020, 5:42 pm

Ok. I think we will go with parts of a chapter. You identified the three as chapters so it makes sense. And I will use each of the three different titles once and Part 1 and thereafter use only Part and the appropriate number.

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Post by craigdav1 » September 5th, 2020, 6:40 pm

In the outro of the last part # for chapter 1 you could say "end of chapter 1." In the very next intro you would say chapter 2, part 1,....etc.

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