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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 11:30 am

[DR] The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame (1859 - 1932)

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-wind-in-the-willows-by-kenneth-grahame-7/


Join Mole and Water Rat for terrifically fun romps along a river and through burrows and forests . . . visiting with Otter and Mr. Badger, and witnessing crazy adventures by Mr. Toad as he evades the authorities and meets various interesting individuals. Kenneth Grahame's classic was first published in 1908, but continues to delight young and old folks today. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins)
Editor: LCaulkins
Part DPL: LCaulkins
Completed Chapters DPL: jennlea

Source text (please DPL only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/289

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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs

For individual roles:
Submit one file per act. At the beginning of the first file, say:
"Character, read by your name."
Leave 3-5 seconds of space between your lines (room noise, not generated silence).

For narration/stage directions:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

Say:
"Chapter # of [DR] The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org."
At the end of each file say:
"End of Chapter #."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename:
For individual roles: windwillowsdr_role_##_128kb.mp3 where ## is the chapter number. (e.g. windwillowsdr_mole_01_128kb.mp3)
For final files: windwillowsdr_##_grahame_128kb.mp3 where ## is the chapter number. (e.g. windwillowsdr_01_grahame_128kb.mp3)

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MC to select: maryannspiegel

Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into a new post in this thread along with the file duration (mm:ss). Watch this thread for prooflistening notes.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! Just post in this thread.
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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 11:33 am

We have a narrator and editor. Editor will PL role files as they are submitted. We'll procure a DPL when a few chapters have been assembled.

We also already have requests for The Mole, Mr. Toad, Water Rat, Otter, Mr. Badger, and The Girl.

There are several minor and many bit roles still available.
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » September 12th, 2021, 12:07 pm

Lynette,
I'd be happy to MC this for you. I'll get your MW set up.
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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 1:36 pm

Yay! Thanks, MaryAnn. This will be a very fun one.
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » September 12th, 2021, 4:44 pm

OK, you're all set. Sorry it took so long, I was having trouble loading the forums earlier this afternoon. Nap cured that ... Oh, wait, correlation is not causation. Anyway, nap made me feel better!

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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 5:52 pm

Haha!! Yes, boards and MW functions were taking F O R E V E R earlier today when we were working over on The Bat! I figured it was surely giving you trouble initializing this MW. 8-)
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Post by Scarbo » September 12th, 2021, 6:44 pm

Hello! May I read Fieldmouse 2?

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Post by silverquill » September 12th, 2021, 6:47 pm

I think I could handle Gentleman - Ch. 10 :wink:
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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 7:15 pm

Yes! Thank you, Scarbo and Larry
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Post by silverquill » September 12th, 2021, 8:45 pm

I always wanted to do this -- first recording!

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/windwillowsdr_gentleman_10_128kb.mp3 2:04

What a Toad!
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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 8:53 pm

LOL!! You beat me by a couple moments. :lol:

MaryAnn, as I did with The Bat, I'm prioritizing recording these narrator chapters without editing yet, to beat that seasonal cough. As soon as I finish editing the remaining Bat narrators, I'll hit these.
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Post by LCaulkins » September 12th, 2021, 8:59 pm

silverquill wrote:
September 12th, 2021, 8:45 pm
I always wanted to do this -- first recording!

https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/windwillowsdr_gentleman_10_128kb.mp3 2:04

What a Toad!
Yes! That "desperate and dangerous Toad~!" :frog: :lol:

Thanks for the fantastic recording, Larry - and for kicking us into our 1% Sections Completed 8-)
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Post by loon » September 13th, 2021, 9:28 am

May I do the engineer - chapter 8 plus two words in chapter 10?
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Post by LCaulkins » September 13th, 2021, 9:34 am

loon wrote:
September 13th, 2021, 9:28 am
May I do the engineer - chapter 8 plus two words in chapter 10?
Absolutely! Thank you, Rich :)
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Post by Mozartjr » September 13th, 2021, 12:15 pm

You finished the scripts fast! Good for you; it took me more than a month to finish the scripts for Men of Iron :P
Can I take the Chairman if it is still open please?

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