This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/tin-horns-and-calico-by-henry-esmond-christman/
In the early 19th century, in the Hudson Valley of New York State, hundreds of square miles of land were still the feudal domains of large landowners known as patroons. Such families as the Van Rensselaers, Livingstons, and Schuylers owned the farms and towns in which hundreds of thousands of ordinary people lived and worked. Even the capital city of New York State, Albany, was encompassed in the private fiefdom of a patroon. On July 4, 1839, in the mountain town of Berne, New York, a mass meeting of tenant farmers issued a declaration of independence, promising: "We will take up the ball of the Revolution where our fathers stopped it and roll it to the final consummation of freedom and independence of the masses." The Anti-Rent War consumed the Catskill Mountain region through the 1840's, leading in the end to the downfall of the patroon system and the democratization of land ownership in New York State. ( Maria Kasper)
- Text source (only read from this text!): https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001322791
- Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard
IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!
- 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 Tin Horns and Calico by Henry Christman. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
- Say: "Tin Horns and Calico, by Henry Christman. [Chapter title]"
For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
- "Section [number] of Tin Horns and Calico by Henry Christman. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
- Say: "[Chapter title]"
- At the end of the section, say:
"End of [Section #]"
- If you wish, say:
"Recording by [your name]"
- At the end of the book, say (in addition):
"End of Tin Horns and Calico, by Henry Christman. "
Example filename tinhornsandcalico_##_christman_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. tinhornsandcalico_01_christman_128kb.mp3)
ID3 V2 tags are not necessary, as they will be added during cataloging
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
(If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
- You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: m8b1
- 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.
Please post below[/list]