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Post by Kikisaulite » March 3rd, 2020, 12:10 pm

zanap wrote:
March 1st, 2020, 1:35 pm


I just reuploaded section 10 at 1:40. https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_010_graves_128kb.mp3

Thanks for letting me know about the issue with the amplification. Do you know how I can check this myself in the future? I am new to recording, and I am using Audacity. Any guidance would be great!
Thank you!
There is a useful tool called "the checker", here is more info and links to it: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker
It also tells you when there are too much background noise in the silent parts (you can see in the audacity that the central line in the silent parts is not flat, but has small spikes) - which is the case with your recording now. It is also a very easy fix - select small amount of the silence part where the spikes are well noticeable and press "Effect-noise reduction-get noise profile";then select the whole recording and press "effect-noise reduction-ok". I usually do not touch the numbers there, just leave them as they are. In fact this is what I usually do to all my recordings as a standart procedure: I first amplify them (you'll get used to know the proper amount with experience), and then noise clean it. I tried cleaning your file and it turned out very nicely. I have not uploaded it, just to let you experiment a bit with the cleaning.
By the way, the Librivox Wiki has a lot of information on all this technical stuff as well : https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 3rd, 2020, 12:11 pm

svonb002 wrote:
March 1st, 2020, 6:31 pm
Here is section 3.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_003_graves_128kb.mp3 5:41 min
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 3rd, 2020, 12:11 pm

ellies wrote:
March 2nd, 2020, 9:14 am
section 21 is ready for PL

https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_021_graves_128kb.mp3 01:07

thanks, ellies
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Post by zanap » March 4th, 2020, 8:09 am

Kikisaulite wrote:
March 3rd, 2020, 12:10 pm
zanap wrote:
March 1st, 2020, 1:35 pm


I just reuploaded section 10 at 1:40. https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_010_graves_128kb.mp3

Thanks for letting me know about the issue with the amplification. Do you know how I can check this myself in the future? I am new to recording, and I am using Audacity. Any guidance would be great!
Thank you!
There is a useful tool called "the checker", here is more info and links to it: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker
It also tells you when there are too much background noise in the silent parts (you can see in the audacity that the central line in the silent parts is not flat, but has small spikes) - which is the case with your recording now. It is also a very easy fix - select small amount of the silence part where the spikes are well noticeable and press "Effect-noise reduction-get noise profile";then select the whole recording and press "effect-noise reduction-ok". I usually do not touch the numbers there, just leave them as they are. In fact this is what I usually do to all my recordings as a standart procedure: I first amplify them (you'll get used to know the proper amount with experience), and then noise clean it. I tried cleaning your file and it turned out very nicely. I have not uploaded it, just to let you experiment a bit with the cleaning.
By the way, the Librivox Wiki has a lot of information on all this technical stuff as well : https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Main_Page
I just downloaded the Checker tool and tried it out on my first and second versions of the file--I see where it gave a warning about the volume! Thank you so much for the advice about how to clean the file up. I actually did use the noise reduction effect on that file (two times, I think!), but I guess it was still pretty noisy. I'll be sure to really scrub my files in the future. Thank you again! :clap:
-Zana

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Post by ellies » March 4th, 2020, 8:42 am

"The pure joy of reading and sharing with others, must never be taken for granted"- Ellies
Happy to take on orphaned sections.

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Post by Dnh1951 » March 4th, 2020, 9:15 pm

Kiki,

Forwarded for PL is the following link

https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_016_graves_128kb.mp3

This is part 016 for the Book of Irish Poetry, Part II

"I Give My Heart to Thee", by Standish James O'Grady, length of recording 2:41

Please review and comment. Thank you so much for your time and effort.

Best Regards,
Daniel N. Hixson

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Post by Kikisaulite » March 5th, 2020, 1:27 pm

zanap wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 8:09 am


I just downloaded the Checker tool and tried it out on my first and second versions of the file--I see where it gave a warning about the volume! Thank you so much for the advice about how to clean the file up. I actually did use the noise reduction effect on that file (two times, I think!), but I guess it was still pretty noisy. I'll be sure to really scrub my files in the future. Thank you again! :clap:
Amplification of the file amplifies also the noise; and too many times of noise cleaning may distort the sound of the voice ... so it is best to clean it once at the very end of all other procedures. At least that's what I do. :) But I am sure you will find your own best combination after some experiments.
K. :)
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 5th, 2020, 1:28 pm

ellies wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 8:42 am
Hi, here is section 22 ready for PL

https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_022_graves_128kb.mp3 01:41

ellies
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 5th, 2020, 1:29 pm

rosesanddaisies wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 3:47 pm
93 is redone and it's 0 min 48 sec. https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_093_graves_128kb.mp3

I also have 117 redone as well and it is 1:00 minute. https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_117_graves_128kb.mp3
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 5th, 2020, 1:30 pm

Dnh1951 wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 9:15 pm
Kiki,

Forwarded for PL is the following link

https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_016_graves_128kb.mp3

This is part 016 for the Book of Irish Poetry, Part II

"I Give My Heart to Thee", by Standish James O'Grady, length of recording 2:41

Please review and comment. Thank you so much for your time and effort.

Best Regards,
Daniel N. Hixson
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Post by Horner94 » March 5th, 2020, 5:12 pm

Hi,
May I claim Section 98?

Since this is a short recording and nobody to my knowledge has claimed Section 98, I have recorded it already:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_098_graves_128kb.mp3 Time (01:20).
I hope this finds your approval.

Best regards,
Chad

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Post by ellies » March 6th, 2020, 9:26 am

"The pure joy of reading and sharing with others, must never be taken for granted"- Ellies
Happy to take on orphaned sections.

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Post by Kikisaulite » March 7th, 2020, 7:26 am

Horner94 wrote:
March 5th, 2020, 5:12 pm
Hi,
May I claim Section 98?

Since this is a short recording and nobody to my knowledge has claimed Section 98, I have recorded it already:
https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_098_graves_128kb.mp3 Time (01:20).
I hope this finds your approval.

Best regards,
Chad
Thanks, Chad!
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 7th, 2020, 7:27 am

ellies wrote:
March 6th, 2020, 9:26 am
Hi, 24 is now ready for PL

https://librivox.org/uploads/kikisaulite/irishpoetrypart2_024_graves_128kb.mp3 02:01

ellies
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