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Post Posted:: August 23rd, 2017, 12:58 am 
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The White Sail by Louise Imogen Guiney (1861 - 1920).

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This is a collection of poems by Louise Imogen Guiney. The collection is split into four parts. After the titular poem, which is its own part, this volume contains ten narrative poems concerning some well-known and some lesser known legends. The third part of the volume is one of lyrics, and the fourth contains a number of sonnets. ( Carolin)


    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.
      Please note that we handle a one month deadline for poetry projects!
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/54907
    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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    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!
      • At the beginning of the recording, read the abbreviated "LibriVox disclaimer":
      "[Poem title], by Louise Imogen Guiney, read for LibriVox.org" by [your name] or some variation on that, adding date, location, your personal URL, etc., if you wish.
      • Then read the poem.
      • At the end, say: "End of poem. This recording is in the public domain." and leave five seconds of silence.
    8. At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The White Sail by Louise Imogen Guiney.
      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    9. 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
      whitesail_##_guiney_whitesail_##_guiney_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. whitesail_01_guiney_128kb.mp3)
    10. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags (just leave those blank!)

      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: Carolin
      • 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 23rd, 2017, 1:09 am 
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this project is now ready to go! all readers and a dpl are most welcome :)

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Post Posted:: August 24th, 2017, 1:44 am 
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moving us over to readers wanted :)

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Post Posted:: August 26th, 2017, 1:55 pm 

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I'd like to volunteer to DPL these selections. I don't see anything in the Magic Window though.

aniroo :?:


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Post Posted:: August 27th, 2017, 4:27 am 
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Thats fixed, sorry about that. And thank you for volunteering :D

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Post Posted:: September 8th, 2017, 2:23 pm 

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Can I have section 6 please?


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Post Posted:: September 9th, 2017, 12:09 am 
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Of course, thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 1:31 pm 

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May I do section 4 please?


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Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 10:20 pm 
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Thank you :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 9:16 am 

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Section 6, 7 minutes 37:
https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/whitesail_06_guiney.mp3

Do you ever record something and then realise, you really have no clue what the poem was actually about?

I'll also take sections 14, 15, 22 and 24 please.


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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 10:25 pm 
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Yes that happens :lol:

Thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 23rd, 2017, 7:11 am 

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I'd like to take on The White Sail, section 1, and also 16,17 if I may.

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Post Posted:: September 24th, 2017, 4:30 am 

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Section 15, 55 seconds https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/whitesail_15_guiney.mp3


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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 6:39 am 
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thank you both :D

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Post Posted:: September 25th, 2017, 7:12 pm 

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silverquill wrote:
I'd like to take on The White Sail, section 1, and also 16,17 if I may.


I'm sorry, I got my numbers mixed up. I'd actually like 1 but 17 and 18 instead of 16. Sorry :oops:

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