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Post by TriciaG » June 18th, 2020, 9:28 am

Sections 31 and 32 PL OK!
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Post by Kalamareader » June 20th, 2020, 3:56 pm

Trisha, et. al.,

Here is section 33: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/character_33_smiles_128kb.mp3

Time: 15:52.5

I think I found this the most interesting and invocative piece I have read in this book, and maybe anywhere in a long time. It is an interesting 'bent' on Art and its place in the world. Is it really as important as some make it out? Should we (the taxpayers) be spending (by governmental edict) so much money on 'art' in 'public spaces'? Interesting question. Could that money be better spent on things like schools or social programs, etc.? :hmm:

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Post by TriciaG » June 20th, 2020, 4:05 pm

Thanks! PL probably some time tomorrow. :)
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Post by TriciaG » June 20th, 2020, 5:55 pm

I had time tonight. 33 PL OK.

Yes, definitely thought-provoking!
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Post by g3s0ff » June 26th, 2020, 2:06 pm

TriciaG wrote:
June 17th, 2020, 3:39 pm
g3s0ff wrote:
June 17th, 2020, 3:22 pm
Hi, I'll finish off Chapter 7! (section 27)
Got it - thank you!
Here we go: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/character_27_smiles_128kb.mp3 (13:06)
Sorry for the delay!

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Post by TriciaG » June 26th, 2020, 4:52 pm

g3s0ff wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 2:06 pm
TriciaG wrote:
June 17th, 2020, 3:39 pm
g3s0ff wrote:
June 17th, 2020, 3:22 pm
Hi, I'll finish off Chapter 7! (section 27)
Got it - thank you!
Here we go: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/character_27_smiles_128kb.mp3 (13:06)
Sorry for the delay!
Well read! Makes me want to look up some of George Wilson's writings.

The volume is too low on this, but there are spikes that prevent amplification. Would you be willing to run Compressor, then amplify?

Compressor settings that will work:
Threshold: -16 dB
Noise floor: -35 dB (or thereabouts)
Ratio: 3:1
Attack/Decay: default settings

Then you can amplify by 4 dB.
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Post by MrsHand » June 27th, 2020, 3:28 pm

I can read sections 28 & 29.

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Post by TriciaG » June 27th, 2020, 3:30 pm

Thanks! 8-)
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Post by g3s0ff » June 28th, 2020, 10:03 am

TriciaG wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 4:52 pm
g3s0ff wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 2:06 pm
TriciaG wrote:
June 17th, 2020, 3:39 pm


Got it - thank you!
Here we go: https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/character_27_smiles_128kb.mp3 (13:06)
Sorry for the delay!
Well read! Makes me want to look up some of George Wilson's writings.

The volume is too low on this, but there are spikes that prevent amplification. Would you be willing to run Compressor, then amplify?

Compressor settings that will work:
Threshold: -16 dB
Noise floor: -35 dB (or thereabouts)
Ratio: 3:1
Attack/Decay: default settings

Then you can amplify by 4 dB.
https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/character_27_smiles_128kb.mp3

How does this look?

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Post by TriciaG » June 28th, 2020, 10:41 am

Somehow it's even quieter than the previous one - not by much, just a little. :hmm:

I can fix it, if you want me to, but you'll probably still have volume issues with future recordings.
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Post by g3s0ff » June 28th, 2020, 1:19 pm

TriciaG wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 10:41 am
Somehow it's even quieter than the previous one - not by much, just a little. :hmm:

I can fix it, if you want me to, but you'll probably still have volume issues with future recordings.
Third time lucky? https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/character_27_smiles_128kb.mp3

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Post by TriciaG » June 28th, 2020, 1:26 pm

Yes, this works! thanks!
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Post by TriciaG » June 29th, 2020, 8:32 am

28 and 29 PL OK!
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Post by kathrinee » June 29th, 2020, 4:48 pm

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