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Post Posted:: August 28th, 2017, 5:54 am 

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History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5 by Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805). Translated by Rev. Alexander James William Morrison (1806 - 1865)

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

http://librivox.org/history-of-the-thirty-years-war-volume-5-by-friedrich-schiller/


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Volume 5 concludes the History of the Thirty Years War in Germany. [Note From the first PG etext of this work: Separate sources indicate that at the beginning of this war there were about 15 million people in Germany, and at the end of the war there were about 4 million. If this is not surprising enough, war broke out again only 10 years after the conclusion of this war.]


    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 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.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6775
    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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      Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/War & Military; *Non-fiction/History /Early Modern

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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 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Part [number] of History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
        • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
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        "History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5, by Friedrich Schiller. Part #"

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      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5, by Friedrich Schiller. Translated by Rev. Alexander James William Morrison (1806 - 1865)"

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
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      30yearswarvol5_#_schiller_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. 30yearswarvol5_1_schiller_128kb.mp3)
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      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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      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: knoyouraveragejo
      • 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.


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Post Posted:: August 28th, 2017, 5:56 am 

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Section breakdown:
Part 1 3905 words -
Read through “But no one was so bitterly reproached as the Elector of Saxony, who was publicly denounced as a deserter, a traitor to religion and the liberties of the Empire, and a confederate of the Emperor.”

Part 5 – 3353 words -
Read from “The French army, sensibly weakened by an expedition undertaken at so severe a season of the year, had, after the taking of Rothweil, withdrawn into the neighbourhood of Duttlingen, where it lay in complete security, without expectation of a hostile attack.”
Read through “But as Wrangel continued to press his just demand, and a longer opposition might have excited distrust on the part of the Swedes, or induce them to conclude a private treaty with Austria, Turenne at last obtained the wished for permission to join the Swedish army.”

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Post Posted:: August 28th, 2017, 3:59 pm 
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I'll set this up for you. Be back shortly to add the MW.

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Post Posted:: August 28th, 2017, 7:58 pm 

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Thank you, Jo. I'm heading to bed and then I have appointments early tomorrow. I'll get all the links moved to the MW tomorrow afternoon.

EDIT: All done. We are in business for readers and a DPL! :clap:

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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 5:04 pm 

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Hi there,

I think it's great that you suggested the History of the 30 Years War as a collective project.

And I would very much like to read one of the sections.

I am a native speaker of German - but I hope this doesn't matter when the text I am reading was written by Schiller and is dealing with German history.

So please, let me know if I can help.

Best wishes, Monika

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Post Posted:: August 31st, 2017, 5:54 pm 

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It would be wonderful to have you as part of the project. Please let me know which part(s) you were interested in claiming.

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Post Posted:: September 1st, 2017, 2:40 am 

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Hi Linny,

I am really very flexible and can pick whatever part you would like to see read first.

I think it makes sense to start at the beginning?

If all goes well, I might be able to claim another part at a later stage.

So just let me know how we should proceed.

Best wishes, Monika

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Post Posted:: September 1st, 2017, 6:49 am 

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Part one it is. Thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 1st, 2017, 8:11 am 

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Great! Looking forward to it! :mrgreen:

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Post Posted:: September 1st, 2017, 9:10 pm 

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I would enjoy DPL-ing this, if you still need one.

Many thanks,

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Post Posted:: September 2nd, 2017, 3:46 pm 

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We do! That would be great, Philip. Thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 3rd, 2017, 6:39 am 

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Hi,

Can I have part 2?

Thanks.


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Post Posted:: September 3rd, 2017, 6:48 am 

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Absolutely! Great to see you here. :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 1:17 am 

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Thanks!!

Here is part #2

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/30yearswarvol5_2_schiller_128kb.mp3 24:07

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 4:10 am 

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Thank you. It's going to be a few days before I can PL. My electric is out and streaming takes up too much of my battery. Please be patient.

Let me know if you want to claim another section.

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