[FULL] Richard II by William Shakespeare - kit

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Post by Hamlet » January 7th, 2020, 4:48 pm

I finally have internet at home again so I will be getting back to work very soon.

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Post by Kitty » January 15th, 2020, 3:14 am

awwww I love the Welsh accent, so cool. And I suppose this is genuine what you hear all around you ;) :thumbs: wonderful job. Also liked Northumberland but the Welsh captain is a special favourite of mine now.

Both PL ok. Though careful with the filenaming, Northumberland was in Act 2 Scene 1 ;) I had a hard time finding him in there :lol: no need to reupload though, I'll put it in the right slot.

Thank you, Craig :)

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Post by Kitty » January 20th, 2020, 7:02 am

thank you so much for all of these, Brad !!! I just had a listen to 3 of them and Abbot, Lord and Salisbury are PL ok. I especially like the villainous voice of this lord :mrgreen:

So 2.4. is ready for assembling, if anyone wants to have a go at it. I am pretty booked out for the moment and would be glad for any help to be honest.

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Post by Kitty » January 20th, 2020, 7:12 am


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Post by Kitty » January 20th, 2020, 7:26 am

and Bushy has a great gruff voice and demeanour, I love it :thumbs: For some reason you have a long silence in 3.1. but that doesn't matter, can be ignored. 2.2 and 3.1. are PL ok.

I have a small note for 1.4. but may be optional, I let you decide:

> at 0:11: "at Ely House" – not sure how accurate you want to be, but the English town of Ely is pronounced "Ee-lee", not "Ee-lie"

thanks, great job on them all.

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Post by Kitty » January 22nd, 2020, 1:02 am

Kitty wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 7:02 am
So 2.4. is ready for assembling, if anyone wants to have a go at it. I am pretty booked out for the moment and would be glad for any help to be honest.
so nobody was biting, and I had a bit of time and since it was a shorty, I quickly assembled it:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_2_4.mp3
Recording time: 1:43 min.

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Post by Hamlet » February 11th, 2020, 12:24 am

I see no one, including myself, has contributed anything for a couple of weeks. I guess we're all busy! Well, I'll break the "silence."

First of all, corrections. I corrected my mispronunciation of "Ely" in Bushy_1_4, but I remembered having to say the word at the beginning of Narration_2_1 as well, and sure enough, when I checked that, I discovered I had pronounced it the same way there. So, I corrected that, even though I was not directed to. It probably would have been noticed in editing.
As for the long pause at the end of Bushy_3_1, I agree that looked odd, and I corrected it, though as you said, I didn't have to. When I use the "Generate Silence" feature in Audacity it usually offers as default whichever length of silence I last used, and I usually have it set for five seconds since I generally add five seconds of silence to the end of all my files. Somehow, I can't imagine how, it got changed to five MINUTES and I didn't notice it when I added it to the end of the file.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_narrator_2_1.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bushy_1_4.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bushy_3_1.mp3

It's just past three in the morning my time, and I have been unable to sleep for some reason. About an hour ago, lying here awake, I decided to make use of the time and start recording my "main" role, Bolingbroke. Here is the first act.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bolingbroke_1_1.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bolingbroke_1_3.mp3

I do have a pronunciation question for 1_3. What is the proper pronunciation of "Aumerle?" Every production I have watched or listened to (such as the professional Arkangel Shakespeare recording that I have here, has it pronounced as two syllables (Aw-merl). That is how I read it in the scene. But while sampling the already completed files in the magic window, I noticed that at the beginning of the Lord Marshall file for 1_3 Craig pronounces it as three syllables (Aw-mer-lee). Should I alter mine for the sake of consistency, or does it really matter?

Now I'm finally feeling sleepy, so no more tonight.

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Post by Kitty » February 11th, 2020, 12:29 am

Hamlet wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 12:24 am
I see no one, including myself, has contributed anything for a couple of weeks. I guess we're all busy!
well I for one don't have anything to upload here anymore ;) I'm waiting for you guys :lol:
I discovered I had pronounced it the same way there. So, I corrected that, even though I was not directed to. It probably would have been noticed in editing.
oops, sorry I didn't mention it there :oops: probably slipped my vigilance
I do have a pronunciation question for 1_3. What is the proper pronunciation of "Aumerle?" Every production I have watched or listened to (such as the professional Arkangel Shakespeare recording that I have here, has it pronounced as two syllables (Aw-merl). That is how I read it in the scene. But while sampling the already completed files in the magic window, I noticed that at the beginning of the Lord Marshall file for 1_3 Craig pronounces it as three syllables (Aw-mer-lee). Should I alter mine for the sake of consistency, or does it really matter?
I said "Au-merl" with only 2 syllables, because I thought it was French. I don't think it matters much as long as you stay consistent for your role. People probably said it differently back than, some being more francophile, others more anglophile ;)

Thanks for your sections, will try to PL soon ! (but I have quite a backlog right now, so it may take a bit of time)

Sorry you can't sleep, hope it's better now. Good night

Sonia

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Post by WiltedScribe » February 11th, 2020, 8:05 pm

I, too, would suggest we use "Aw-merl" (two syllables) for Aumerle, as that seems to be the one most commonly used. :thumbs:
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Post by Hamlet » February 21st, 2020, 7:43 am

Bolingbroke completed to the end of Act Three. Plus, I just realized today that I still had not done my part of the Dramatis Personae so here is that as well:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_dp_brad.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bolingbroke_2_3.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bolingbroke_3_1.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/richardii_bolingbroke_3_3.mp3

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Post by Kitty » February 21st, 2020, 10:33 am

Hamlet wrote:
February 21st, 2020, 7:43 am
Bolingbroke completed to the end of Act Three. Plus, I just realized today that I still had not done my part of the Dramatis Personae so here is that as well:
excellent, thank you !!! quite a good batch here. Bolingbroke is at his best when he is enraged against traitors, it seems :lol: :thumbs:

all PL ok except one PL note for Scene 3.3.

> at about 0:33: missed line: "Welcome, Harry: what, will not this castle yield?"

thanks, and have a nice weekend !!!!

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