[Complete] The Friendly Five by Mary C. Hungerford - lt

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Post by nimnom » April 8th, 2019, 12:53 am

Just a quick update to say sorry for lateness - I have not forgotten and am working on my chapters. I'm finishing editing Ch2 at the moment. I'm being quite particular as I'm learning the VO business and being fussy about my clicks and audio mastering! Ch2 has been a learning experience - first time I've recorded with characters... Ch4 will be much easier now :-) . Have a great day.

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Post by Lynnet » April 8th, 2019, 10:26 am

nimnom wrote:
April 8th, 2019, 12:53 am
Just a quick update to say sorry for lateness - I have not forgotten and am working on my chapters. I'm finishing editing Ch2 at the moment. I'm being quite particular as I'm learning the VO business and being fussy about my clicks and audio mastering! Ch2 has been a learning experience - first time I've recorded with characters... Ch4 will be much easier now :-) . Have a great day.
It's quite a steep learning curve for all of us when we start out. Although I don't want to encourage you to be slap-dash, remember we are a volunteer organization, and don't require or expect professional quality 8-) I will give you an extension til the end of the month. Let me know if you need longer... it's moving slowly, so that shouldn't be a problem.

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Post by nimnom » April 9th, 2019, 1:52 am

I know! I'm trying to balance my perfectionism with getting it done! Ch2 all recorded - should be with you within a day or so. thanks!

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Post by nimnom » April 9th, 2019, 2:41 am

Morning!

Here's Ch2. 10:06 in length

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/friendlyfive_02_hungerford_128kb_.mp3


All the best, Naomi

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Post by Lynnet » April 9th, 2019, 8:05 am

nimnom wrote:
April 9th, 2019, 2:41 am
Morning!

Here's Ch2. 10:06 in length

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/friendlyfive_02_hungerford_128kb_.mp3


All the best, Naomi
Thank you

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Post by elsieselwyn » April 28th, 2019, 10:09 pm

Can I have 3?

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Post by nimnom » April 29th, 2019, 5:14 am

Hi Elsie,

I am about to upload Ch3, but realise that I in fact am signed up for 2 & 4, not 2 & 3! Since I've done 3 I will send it. If you'd like me to do 4 as well I can - in progress in any case!

best

Naomi

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Post by elsieselwyn » April 29th, 2019, 5:22 am

Oh you’re good! I’m not particularly attached to 3, just wanted to help out :D Do you want 4? If you want 4, I’ll take 5-7. If you don’t want 4, you don’t have to do it :D I’d then take 4-7

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Post by nimnom » April 29th, 2019, 5:26 am

Totally misunderstood & thought that 'can I have 3' meant I was being asked for ch three - d'oh! I need to check who's posting more carefully!!!!

Swap you it for 4, since I'm just about done with 3? Would that be ok? I am not attached to 4!!!!

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Post by elsieselwyn » April 29th, 2019, 5:29 am

Absolutely - no worries! My updated request then is 4-7 :D

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Post by nimnom » April 29th, 2019, 6:59 am

Hi Lynette,

Here's ch 3. Sorry - was meant to do Ch4 but did 3 instead. Elise has asked for Ch4 - we swapped. Hope that's ok.

6m 40 secs


https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/friendlyfive_03_hungerford_128kb.mp3

all the best,

Naomi

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Post by Lynnet » April 29th, 2019, 9:06 am

nimnom wrote:
April 29th, 2019, 6:59 am
Hi Lynette,

Here's ch 3. Sorry - was meant to do Ch4 but did 3 instead. Elise has asked for Ch4 - we swapped. Hope that's ok.

6m 40 secs


https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/friendlyfive_03_hungerford_128kb.mp3

all the best,

Naomi
That's fine, if you two understand what you're doing :lol: I'll update the MW, but please check I'm following the plot here :hmm:

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Post by elsieselwyn » April 29th, 2019, 9:58 am

The MW is right :)

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Post by Lynnet » April 29th, 2019, 10:41 am

Ch 1 PL notes:
The volume is a bit low at 85.9dB. Our goal is 89dB. Could you amplify by about 4 dB please? If you are using Audacity, this is easily done under Effects.

~4:30 There are noises in the background, like slamming doors. It may not be possible to edit them out, but in future recordings, it would be better to re-start the sentence and edit out the one with the noise.

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Post by Lynnet » May 1st, 2019, 4:23 pm

PL notes Ch 2.
The volume is rather low, at 81.9dB. Our goal is 89dB, but 87 - 91 is fine. If you are using Audacity,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_z607awyLw

You may find you can't amplify enough, due to the dynamics of your reading (which is wonderful -- lots of expression!), in which case,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJ3lOTDsN6c

Ch 3 is even quieter, at 75.1 dB

You might want to consider installing the Checker program, written for Librivox. It's free, safe, and easy to use and you can use it to check your volume yourself. I run all my files through the program.

https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker

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