[RELIG.FICTION]: There and Back by George MacDonald-mtf

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Post by HannahMary » October 3rd, 2020, 12:35 pm

A couple PL notes for section 51:
- Delete sentences from 2:22-2:32 which are repeated after that.
- To smooth out the listening quality (and avoid volume spikes or clips when following the next step), please de-amplify the section from 2:00 to 2:22 until its volume more closely matches the rest of the file.
- Amplify entire file by about 8 dB to land within the LibriVox range of 86–92 dB. This file is currently too low at 81.4 dB.
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Post by HannahMary » October 3rd, 2020, 12:48 pm

One more note about section 51:
Two different programs on my computer state the length of this track to be 13:55 instead of the 14:41 you posted. It didn't sound like anything was missing to me, but could you check the duration on your end again to help make sure that nothing was cut off during uploading? I will also need your new, shorter duration once you have deleted the repeated section. Thanks!
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Post by HannahMary » October 3rd, 2020, 12:52 pm

PL notes on section 57:
- A similar issue happened with file duration here. I see/hear only 7:43 instead of 8:13.
- The reading is good, but the volume is once again too low at 81.8 dB. Please amplify.
- Somehow this file was saved with a bit rate of 224 kbps instead of 128. Please change that setting when you resubmit.
Thanks!
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Post by LilacNLace » October 3rd, 2020, 2:54 pm

Thanks for the feedback Hannah, I'll be sure to put the kbs on the rest! :D

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Post by jikker » October 3rd, 2020, 6:10 pm

Here is section 31:

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_31_macdonald_128kb.mp3
Duration: 28:02

I would also like to claim sections 49 and 50.

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Post by LilacNLace » October 3rd, 2020, 8:56 pm

Chapter 36! What a mental monologue!

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_36_macdonald_128kb.mp3

While I was waiting for the link to load, I went ahead and did chapter 37 too, sooo I guess this is a two-for-one post :)

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_37_macdonald_128kb.mp3

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Post by HannahMary » October 4th, 2020, 7:47 am

jikker wrote:
October 3rd, 2020, 6:10 pm
Here is section 31:

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_31_macdonald_128kb.mp3
Duration: 28:02

I would also like to claim sections 49 and 50.
Thanks George Emerson!
Last edited by HannahMary on October 4th, 2020, 12:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Post by HannahMary » October 4th, 2020, 7:49 am

LilacNLace wrote:
October 3rd, 2020, 8:56 pm
Chapter 36! What a mental monologue!

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_36_macdonald_128kb.mp3

While I was waiting for the link to load, I went ahead and did chapter 37 too, sooo I guess this is a two-for-one post :)

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_37_macdonald_128kb.mp3

Marina
Thanks, Marina! It's fun when we get on a roll like that when recording. :D

Do you have file durations for those last two?
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Post by HannahMary » October 4th, 2020, 1:20 pm

jikker wrote:
October 3rd, 2020, 6:10 pm
Here is section 31:

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_31_macdonald_128kb.mp3
Duration: 28:02

I would also like to claim sections 49 and 50.
Section 31 is PL OK and nicely done. Thanks for your new claims!
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Post by HannahMary » October 4th, 2020, 1:21 pm

LilacNLace wrote:
October 3rd, 2020, 8:56 pm
Chapter 36! What a mental monologue!

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_36_macdonald_128kb.mp3

While I was waiting for the link to load, I went ahead and did chapter 37 too, sooo I guess this is a two-for-one post :)

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_37_macdonald_128kb.mp3

Marina
Sections 36 and 37 are PL OK. Thanks again, Marina!
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Post by LilacNLace » October 5th, 2020, 8:41 pm

Chapters 38 and 39! My kitten came up partway through recording and started purring, but never fear, I think I have her contribution edited out. Although it was cute.


https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_38_macdonald_128kb.mp3 - 14:55

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_39_macdonald_128kb.mp3 - 22:19

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Post by HannahMary » October 6th, 2020, 3:58 pm

LilacNLace wrote:
October 5th, 2020, 8:41 pm
Chapters 38 and 39! My kitten came up partway through recording and started purring, but never fear, I think I have her contribution edited out. Although it was cute.


https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_38_macdonald_128kb.mp3 - 14:55

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_39_macdonald_128kb.mp3 - 22:19
Gotta love kittens!!

Sections 38 and 39 are PL OK. Thank you!
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Post by ConanTheReader » October 7th, 2020, 9:10 pm

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_57_macdonald_128kbps.mp3 7m46s
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_51_macdonald_128kbps.mp3 13m46s
Thanks for the feedback. It is helping me to get more familiar with the program and recording requirements.
Edits were made and volume increased. Please let me know if mor adjustments are necessary.
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Post by HannahMary » October 8th, 2020, 12:46 pm

ConanTheReader wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 9:10 pm
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_57_macdonald_128kbps.mp3 7m46s
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_51_macdonald_128kbps.mp3 13m46s
Thanks for the feedback. It is helping me to get more familiar with the program and recording requirements.
Edits were made and volume increased. Please let me know if mor adjustments are necessary.
Peace
Yes, there are a surprising number of details to become familiar with in this process! Thanks for the edits you have made. You are getting close! Several of the issues are taken care of now. But, though amplified, the files are both still too soft.

Have you heard about the "Checker" app to help you quickly check for this kind of issue? I couldn't do without it myself! If you don't have it yet, you can look here: https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker

Section 51 is now 81.8 dB. Please amplify by about 8 dB.
Section 57 is now 83.8 dB. Please amplify by about 6 dB.

I also just noticed a little detail I missed the first time around, and that is in the file naming. Yours end with 128kbps.mp3, but please delete the "ps" so it looks as the example below. Thanks!
(e.g. thereandback_01_macdonald_128kb.mp3)
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Post by lisavillado » October 11th, 2020, 2:45 pm

Section 27 - A Sister is ready to go!

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thereandback_27_macdonald_128kb.mp3
Duration 25:30

I think I'm getting better at this, and I would appreciate any feedback on style, timing, etc.

Lisa Villado

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