COMPLETE [POETRY] The Five Nations Vol I by Rudyard Kipling-mas

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Post by silverquill » February 8th, 2020, 9:16 am

The Five Nations Vol I by Rudyard Kipling (1868 - 1936).

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-five-nations-vol-i-by-rudyard-kipling/


Rudyard Kipling was the first English recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature and the youngest at the time to be so rewarded. His children’s stories and poems have been enduring expressions of his times, many tied to India, the country of his birth.
Five Nations is a collection of poems covering the wide range of the British Kingdom at the time, though there is some debate as to what the Five Nations refer. There are two groups of poems in these volumes, unnamed poems and the service poems. Many of these have military themes and range over many wars of the British Empire.
( Larry Wilson)
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    "[Poem title], by Rudyard Kipling, read for LibriVox.org" by [your name] or some variation on that, adding date, location, your personal URL, etc., if you wish.
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    At the end of the book, also say, "End of The Five Nations, Volume 1 by Rudyard Kipling"
    There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

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    fivenationsvol1_##_kipling_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. fivenationsvol1_01_kipling_128kb.mp3)
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  9. 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 MaryAnnSpiegel » February 10th, 2020, 4:29 pm

Larry,
I'd be happy to MC this for you. I'll get your MW set up.
MaryAnn

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Post by silverquill » February 11th, 2020, 12:07 am

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:
February 10th, 2020, 4:29 pm
Larry,
I'd be happy to MC this for you. I'll get your MW set up.
MaryAnn
Thank you so much!
MW is populated.

We are ready for READERS and DPL would be welcome. :D
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Post by Rapunzelina » February 11th, 2020, 2:57 am

I could do DPL, if you really don't mind laid back pling (as in unhurried).

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Post by adrianstephens » February 11th, 2020, 3:36 am

Happy to read some of this - new to Kipling. Please give me the next 5 unallocated poems.
My Librivox-related YouTube series starts here: Part 0: Introduction. https://youtu.be/pMHYycgA5VU
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Part 15: Case Study (Poem) https://youtu.be/41sr_VC1Qxo
Part 16: Case Study 2 (Dramatic Reading) https://youtu.be/GBIAd469vnM

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Post by silverquill » February 11th, 2020, 11:27 am

Rapunzelina wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 2:57 am
I could do DPL, if you really don't mind laid back pling (as in unhurried).
Sounds good to me!
Seems you are fairly experienced listening to poetry. :wink:
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Post by silverquill » February 11th, 2020, 11:29 am

adrianstephens wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 3:36 am
Happy to read some of this - new to Kipling. Please give me the next 5 unallocated poems.
Gladly!
You have sections 3-7
~ Larry

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Post by adrianstephens » February 11th, 2020, 11:34 am

silverquill wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 11:29 am
adrianstephens wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 3:36 am
Happy to read some of this - new to Kipling. Please give me the next 5 unallocated poems.
Gladly!
You have sections 3-7
Thank you, Larry. I've always enjoyed his cakes.
My Librivox-related YouTube series starts here: Part 0: Introduction. https://youtu.be/pMHYycgA5VU
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Part 15: Case Study (Poem) https://youtu.be/41sr_VC1Qxo
Part 16: Case Study 2 (Dramatic Reading) https://youtu.be/GBIAd469vnM

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Post by svonb002 » February 11th, 2020, 8:43 pm

Hello. May I claim section 21?
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Post by silverquill » February 11th, 2020, 9:24 pm

svonb002 wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 8:43 pm
Hello. May I claim section 21?
You've got it.
Thought about taking this one myself. It's been a long time, but still remember my visit to this famous icon. It is hollow with a passage way inside where you can see a smaller Buddha statue with the usual candles and incense. The is one nearly as big overlooking the city of Cheonju, Korea where I lived for four years.

All the best with this poem.
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Post by silverquill » February 13th, 2020, 12:23 am

To get us started, the first two sections.
I included the full disclaimer for Section one, the dedication.

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/fivenationsvol1_01_kipling_128kb.mp3 2:07
https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/fivenationsvol1_02_kipling_128kb.mp3 2:39
~ Larry


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Post by jmwills » February 13th, 2020, 1:08 pm

Could I claim 10 - 12?

Thanks.

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Post by silverquill » February 13th, 2020, 9:31 pm

jmwills wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 1:08 pm
Could I claim 10 - 12?

Thanks.
Sure, but first you need to complete your one-minute test recording.
Then I need to know how you would like to be listed in the LV catalog.

(Snowed in, in New Hampshire)
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Post by Rapunzelina » February 14th, 2020, 1:55 pm

PL OK for Sections 1-7 :thumbs:

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