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Post Posted:: October 11th, 2017, 1:55 am 
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A Book of Twenty-four Sonnets by Laurens Maynard (1866 - 1917).

This project is now complete! All audio files can now be found on the catalog page for this project http://librivox.org/a-book-of-twenty-four-sonnets-by-laurens-maynard/

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This is a collection of 24 sonnets by Laurens Maynard. This rather unknown poet brings many classical themes into this volume, with biblical figures beginning the circle and then in somewhat chronological order arriving in the poet's present day (1894) life. All readers should find a sonnet to their tastes in this collection. ( Carolin)


    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
      Please note that we handle a one month deadline for poetry projects!
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/bookoftwentyfour00mayn
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard

      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!


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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      • At the beginning of the recording, read the abbreviated "LibriVox disclaimer":
      "[Poem title], by Laurens Maynard, read for LibriVox.org" by [your name] or some variation on that, adding date, location, your personal URL, etc., if you wish.
      • Then read the poem.
      • At the end, say: "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain." and leave five seconds of silence.
    8. At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of A Book of Twenty-four Sonnets by Laurens Maynard.
      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    9. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      24sonnets_##_maynard_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. 24sonnets_01_maynard_128kb.mp3)
    10. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags (just leave those blank!)

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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
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        (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Carolin
      • 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.

      Any questions?
      Please post below

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Post Posted:: October 11th, 2017, 1:58 am 
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this project is now ready to go :D

all readers and a dpl are most welcome!

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Post Posted:: October 12th, 2017, 3:00 am 
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moving us out to readers wanted :)

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Post Posted:: October 12th, 2017, 4:01 pm 

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Hello, this is my first recording.

I'd Like to claim section 1 if at all possible.


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Post Posted:: October 12th, 2017, 9:25 pm 
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Hi and welcome to librivox!

You are welcome to read that section. To be able to sign you up, i need to know under which name or pseudonym you would like to appear in the catalog. We can also link to your personal website or blog.

Thank you :)

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Post Posted:: October 13th, 2017, 10:10 am 

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May I have 1,10,14,19-24 ? Oh, I see claim for 1, so that's fine.

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Post Posted:: October 14th, 2017, 8:36 am 

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Can I take IV please?

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Post Posted:: October 15th, 2017, 4:52 am 
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Thank you all!

Larry, ill hold on to section 1 for a couple of days but if i didnt hear back by then you are welcome to it. Thank you!

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Post Posted:: October 16th, 2017, 7:20 am 

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My recording session got interrupted, but I got these three to start:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/24sonnets_19_maynard_128kb.mp3 1:06
https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/24sonnets_20_maynard_128kb.mp3 1:07
https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/24sonnets_21_maynard_128kb.mp3 1:10

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Post Posted:: October 16th, 2017, 5:13 pm 

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that was fun. 4 for PL!

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/24sonnets_04_maynard_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: October 17th, 2017, 1:56 am 
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thank you both :D

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Post Posted:: October 17th, 2017, 5:28 pm 

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Just doing a little impromptu PL’ing until a DPL signs on.... :)

Eva, section 4 is PL OK ...nice reading!

Larry, sections 19 and 20 are PL OK ... very nice.

Section 21 has just one slight correction:

Around 0:57 - the last line in the poem is “What can I do but ever know thee true!”, and I heard you read “And can I do but ever know thee true!” - which changes it a bit.

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Post Posted:: October 17th, 2017, 10:51 pm 
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Thank you nemo :D

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Post Posted:: October 19th, 2017, 6:56 am 

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Hello!
First time recording. I was wondering if I can claim poem 2. I put my one minute test in my signature, just got it approved. :D

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Post Posted:: October 20th, 2017, 1:31 am 
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hi rebecca, welcome to librivox!

you are welcome to read that poem. to be able to sign you up, i need to knwo under which name or pseudonym you would like to appear in the catalog. we can also link to your personal website or blog.

no need to provide a reading sample, your test is just a way for us to make sure your recordings have all the right parameters. since you nailed it, you can get started right away. i only need to know your catalog info to make your name appear in the magic window (this also you need to provide only once) :) thank you!

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