[SOLO] The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris - dc

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Maida
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Post by Maida » February 19th, 2022, 5:45 am

The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris (1838 - )
"In these days of intense business-pressure, it is a good thing for men to cultivate hobbies. We say this, notwithstanding the fact that men with hobbies are likely to become bores, from thinking and talking too incessantly of their pet occupations, or are apt to run into extravagant expenditure of time and money, which could be better utilised. Now, in recommending apiculture, or bee-keeping, as a recreation from more serious pursuits, we feel that we incur little risk of increasing the number of bores in society, or of inducing an undue outlay of hours or pounds on the part of those who follow our suggestions. For, on the one hand, the facts likely to be spoken of by enthusiastic apiarians to casual hearers could not fail to interest; while the practical results of bee-keeping will certainly, to say the least, repay in hard cash all - 2 - reasonable outlay on the part of any one who is possessed of ordinary good sense, and who learns to manage his hives according to modern methods." - From the Introduction of the book by William Hetherington Harris
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/67435

Target completion date: 2022-05-31

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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Animals; *Non-fiction/Nature

Keywords that describe the book: honey-bee

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

Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

For the first section, say:
"Section (or Chapter) # of The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products . This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris. Section Title."
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:
"Section (or Chapter) # of The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of The honey-bee; its nature, homes and products , by William Hetherington Harris."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: honeybee_##_harris_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. honeybee_01_harris_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader

MC to select: craigdav1

Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.

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Post by craigdav1 » February 19th, 2022, 7:40 am

MW coming up.

edit: I shortened the filename. Long filenames can cause problems. Also except for the first intro and the last outro you could just give the book title as "The honey-bee" as appears on the book cover. The longer title could only be used at the very beginning and end of the book. It is your decision though as to whether to use the longer title. Finally, should we advertise for a DPL?

Maida
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Post by Maida » February 19th, 2022, 8:16 pm

Hi. Thanks for the assistance. I also agree that the longer title should be used at the beginning and end of the book only.

I still don't have a PL so if you can recommend someone then that would be great.

Thank you again and have a nice day.

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Post by craigdav1 » February 20th, 2022, 8:43 am

I put a ~ before the book title in the subject line of the first post. That will make others aware that we are looking for a DPL.

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Post by craigdav1 » February 22nd, 2022, 7:29 am

moving to Going Solo forum. Once you've posted a recording it's more likely a DPL will appear.

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Post by craigdav1 » March 18th, 2022, 1:54 pm

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bitrate is 84 kbps and variable. It should be 128kbps and constant. Export from recording software with correct bitrate and upload again (same filename). Otherwise, pl ok.

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Post by Maida » March 21st, 2022, 8:58 am

Thanks for letting me know. Also sorry for the late uploading. Got some bad allergies recently and my voice becomes funny. :(

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Post by craigdav1 » July 18th, 2022, 1:57 pm

0 PL OK!

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Post by craigdav1 » July 18th, 2022, 2:08 pm

1 PL OK!

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