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Post by Monaxi » September 21st, 2020, 5:29 pm

Expositions on the Book of Psalms (Vol. 2 - Psalms 37-52) by Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430).

These sermons on the Psalms of the Holy Prophet and King David are as poetic as the Psalms themselves. They are well-suited for inspirational and devotional listening. (The Reader)
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Post by Monaxi » September 21st, 2020, 5:34 pm

This is my first venture into BCing -- just so you know :)

Re the translator, the text says "Translated by members of the English Church." Does that need to be mentioned anywhere?

Also, MagdaleneMiller will DPL. Thank you!
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Post by annise » September 21st, 2020, 11:05 pm

I can set it up, back soon with the MW

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Post by annise » September 21st, 2020, 11:45 pm

All done, you should both have access to the MW. The translators shouldn't need mentioning - it's a long time ago.
The only problem I can see that may arise is that people may get muddled up about the roman numerals - so Magdalene should probably check that there are not duplicates or holes.
Over to you - ask if you have any questions.

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Post by Monaxi » September 22nd, 2020, 3:17 am

Thank you, Anne! I'm looking forward to working with you. I don't see the MW. Setting that up is going to take me a few days, so I'm not in a rush for readers. Thanks again!
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Post by annise » September 22nd, 2020, 3:26 am

:oops: it's there now.

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Post by MagdaleneMiller » September 22nd, 2020, 7:59 am

Looking forward to this one!
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Post by craigcox1 » September 27th, 2020, 7:33 am

I'd love to claim Psalm 38, Part 1 as a reader.

Thanks!

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Post by dronald » September 27th, 2020, 11:23 am

Monaxi wrote:
September 22nd, 2020, 3:17 am
Thank you, Anne! I'm looking forward to working with you. I don't see the MW. Setting that up is going to take me a few days, so I'm not in a rush for readers. Thanks again!
Hi Monaxi! I've very much enjoyed reading some of the Psalms with you thus far.

I would like to continue to contribute as we go forward on the next volumes. I'm newer at this so I wanted clarification on something.

For example, you have part 1 of Psalm 38 ending on page 77. Is this intentional or is it a result of you mentioning that you're still setting up the magic window. In our previous volume, some sections went over twenty pages but you've broken it off at nine in this example. I just want to make sure I'm clear on the set up before I start picking up Psalms. I'll likely choose entire Psalms rather than sections if this is how you're doing things.

Also, if I hypothetically took Psalm 39 (sections 11, 12 and 13) would I need to have three separate files uploaded? Thanks!

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Post by Monaxi » September 27th, 2020, 12:04 pm

Hello, dronald! I'm so glad you are interested in continuing with the Psalms. I'm also enjoying reading them very much.

Yes, this is set up differently from Vol 1. As both a LV reader and (pleasure) listener, I find the long sections tiring. And, from what I read in the forums and instructions for being a BC, others feel the same way. So, yes, the sections are shorter.

You would read according to the paragraph numbers (but no need to read the numbers themselves.) The page number tells you where to look for your first paragraph. Then, continue reading until you complete the last paragraph number.

And, yes, you would need to submit three files, with complete intro and ending, using the section titles, for your example of Psalm 39 . You'll notice that I signed up for entire psalms, but I'll record them in sections. I hope this works for you. I was amazed at your stamina tackling those long sections in Vol 1. God bless you!

Please feel free to ask any other questions. This is my first time as BC, so we'll be learning together.
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Post by Monaxi » September 27th, 2020, 12:17 pm

craigcox1 wrote:
September 27th, 2020, 7:33 am
I'd love to claim Psalm 38, Part 1 as a reader.

Thanks!
Hello, and welcome to LibriVox! I see that you've done your 1-minute test. That being the case, I'm guessing you've read or listened to some of the other how-to information. I'll set you up in the Magic Window as claiming Section 08/Psalm 38/Part 1. As soon as you've received feedback for your 1-minute test, you're on your way.

Also, what name would you like to appear in the LibriVox Catalog?
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Post by craigcox1 » September 27th, 2020, 1:24 pm

Perfect! Could I appear as Craig Cox on the catalogue? Thanks!

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Post by craigcox1 » September 27th, 2020, 1:24 pm

Perfect! Could I appear as Craig Cox on the catalogue? Thanks!

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Post by Monaxi » September 27th, 2020, 1:33 pm

craigcox1 wrote:
September 27th, 2020, 1:24 pm
Perfect! Could I appear as Craig Cox on the catalogue? Thanks!
Okay. I've put your claim in the MW. Please feel free to ask any questions. Also, my reply to dronald above may or may not be of help.
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Post by dronald » September 27th, 2020, 6:39 pm

Monaxi wrote:
September 27th, 2020, 12:04 pm
Hello, dronald! I'm so glad you are interested in continuing with the Psalms. I'm also enjoying reading them very much.

Yes, this is set up differently from Vol 1. As both a LV reader and (pleasure) listener, I find the long sections tiring. And, from what I read in the forums and instructions for being a BC, others feel the same way. So, yes, the sections are shorter.

You would read according to the paragraph numbers (but no need to read the numbers themselves.) The page number tells you where to look for your first paragraph. Then, continue reading until you complete the last paragraph number.

And, yes, you would need to submit three files, with complete intro and ending, using the section titles, for your example of Psalm 39 . You'll notice that I signed up for entire psalms, but I'll record them in sections. I hope this works for you. I was amazed at your stamina tackling those long sections in Vol 1. God bless you!

Please feel free to ask any other questions. This is my first time as BC, so we'll be learning together.
Okay thanks. I can understand how multiple smaller goals can feel less daunting than one big objective.

I'll request psalm 40 then! Sections 14, 15, 16, 17.

I'm excited to work through this. What a blessing.

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