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Post Posted:: August 6th, 2016, 9:36 pm 

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Tommy and Grizel by J. M. Barrie (1860 - 1937).


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This book continues Sentimental Tommy, also in the librivox catalogue. Tommy grows up and marries Grizle. But life are not only roses and raimbows. This book has all the elements of a good love story, but it is also a book about growing up and finding out your distingt voice in the world. ( Stav Nisser. )






    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/11901
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard


      Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



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      BC Admin

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      This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.


      • Project Code: Y4bgQyhD

      • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (J. M. Barrie ) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J_M_Barrie
      • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
      • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 35
      • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
      • Original publication date (if known): 1900
      • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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      Genres for the project: Family Life; General Fiction; Fictional Biographies & Memoirs

      Keywords that describe the book: biography, love story, Victorian novel, social novel

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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] of Tommy and Grizel . This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "Tommy and Grizel , by J. M. Barrie . [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Chapter]"
      • If you wish, say:
        "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
        "End of Tommy and Grizel , by J. M. Barrie . "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      tommyandgrizel_##_barrie_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. tommyandgrizel_01_barrie_128kb.mp3)
    9. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags
      (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/What_is_ID3)
      Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!
      Artist: J. M. Barrie
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: Tommy and Grizel

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
      • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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        (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
      • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: lt - Lynnet
      • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
      • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


      Any questions?
      Please post below

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 5:14 am 

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Hello Stav,
May I continue on with you as DPL?

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 5:36 am 

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With great joy, Leni. Have a lot of fun.

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 7:55 am 
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Stav,
I can MC this. Back with the MW in a few minutes.
Lynne

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 8:03 am 
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All set. How much help do you need with the Magic Window?
Lynne

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 8:17 am 

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Hi Lynne,
During the project itself I will enter the assigned readers after Stav approves their claim. I am pretty sure that is the only thing about the new MW that is a problem.

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 9:06 am 

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Lynne, I am truely glad to work with you again. Leni is right, entering claims is my only problem with the new mw. I thank both of you in advance for your help.
This is going to be a lovely project (smile).

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 10:35 am 
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I have set up the Magic Window, with word counts and moved the project to Readers Wanted. Let me know if you need anything else.
Lynne

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Post Posted:: August 7th, 2016, 12:54 pm 

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Wow! Thank you very very much, Lynne. How nice of you.

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Like mysterys? Try A Coin of Edward VII and The Maid of Sker.
Want to read a delightful romance? How about mrs. Dymond?
Love Louisa May Alcotte? Moods is waiting for you.


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Post Posted:: October 18th, 2016, 4:16 am 

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Hello Stav,
Tomorrow morning I am heading out of town for a week. I will have limited internet access. Lynne has agreed to help on keeping the MW updated while I am gone.
Be well,
Linny

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Post Posted:: November 19th, 2016, 2:03 pm 

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I'd like to take Section 1. However, I have a couple of questions.

1. It says that Tommy has a Scottish accent. I'm not sure I can do that, or at least not consistently! Would it be okay if I read with my normal, flat midwestern American voice?

2. How does one pronounce Grizel? To rhyme with "gazelle," i.e., grih-ZELL, with accent on the ZELL? Or GRIH-zl, like "griddle" with a z instead of a d, accent on the GRIH? Or something else entirely?

Thanks,
Katherine


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Post Posted:: November 25th, 2016, 1:51 pm 

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Hi
Katherine,
thanks for kicking this off. Chapter 1 is all yours. Have fun. I advise you to read with your normal accent. I truely believe it would be best. Your first pronounsiation of the name Grisel sounds wonderful. But I leave this too you. Have fun,
Stav.

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Post Posted:: December 28th, 2016, 3:25 pm 

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Hi Stav,
I'd like to claim chapter 3 for now with an eye toward claiming 4 as well.
Sheila


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Post Posted:: December 28th, 2016, 3:28 pm 

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Hi Shiela,
thank you so so much. Chapter 3 is all yours. Have fun,
Stav.

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Post Posted:: December 29th, 2016, 2:13 pm 

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Here is chapter 3 ; I would like to claim chapter 4 also. Thanks,
Sheila


https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/tommyandgrizel_03_barrie_128kb.mp3

25:20 min.


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