[ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY] On Benefits, by Seneca - Leni

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Leni
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Post by Leni » June 28th, 2020, 2:22 pm

Thanks, everybody! Window updated.
Leni
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Post by dvandervis » July 2nd, 2020, 8:02 pm

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_07_seneca_128kb.mp3

Section 7 complete and ready for proofing

Length: 30:04


Sections 8 & 9 are still in the works, hoping I can get 8 at worst finished recorded tomorrow, and at best recorded and editted :)
Diana V.

Constructive criticism is always welcome. Do I need to slow down? How's my enunciation? Did I stumble, or pause too long? Please let me know!

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Post by AnaNaumoska » July 3rd, 2020, 9:01 am

21 is ready for PL :)

MP3 link:
https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_21_seneca_128kb.mp3

Duration: 19:50

Have a great weekend ahead everyone!
Ana :mrgreen:


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Post by Leni » July 4th, 2020, 12:40 pm

Thanks, everybody!
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The Natural History volume 5 needs you! Only ONE section to go! :D

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Post by cadastra » July 6th, 2020, 6:46 pm

shreyasethi wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 3:24 am
Hi!!

Here is section 6. Its duration is 21:32.

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_06_seneca_128kb.mp3

Thanks
-SS
Section 6 PL notes:
05:02 Repeat ("How seldom does Fortune show judgment in her choice? . . . How seldom does Fortune show judgment in her choice?")
06:28 Repeat ("And call the gods neglect . . . and call the gods neglectful")
08:57 Repeat ("If a man scorn these . . . if a man scorn these")
09:49 Half of word missing ("Avaricious as you are")
11:22 Repeat ("One who bestows a benefit wishes it to be received with gratitude . . . one who bestows a benefit wishes it to be received with gratitude")

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Post by cadastra » July 6th, 2020, 6:58 pm

dvandervis wrote:
July 2nd, 2020, 8:02 pm
https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_07_seneca_128kb.mp3

Section 7 complete and ready for proofing

Length: 30:04


Sections 8 & 9 are still in the works, hoping I can get 8 at worst finished recorded tomorrow, and at best recorded and editted :)
PL OK. No constructive criticism here!

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Post by cadastra » July 6th, 2020, 7:44 pm

pschempf wrote:
June 24th, 2020, 1:28 pm
Hi Leni -

Here's section 17 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_17_seneca_128kb.mp3
Track length: 7:12
PL OK, of course, Fritz!

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Post by cadastra » July 6th, 2020, 7:49 pm

Thanks for your recording, mcdobe100! I am so sorry for the delay in proof-listening; I don't know how I missed your post. Your narration is awesome! Below are my PL notes:

05:08 Stumble ("fierce beasts")
06:27 Repeat ("pours forth . . . forth")
14:07-14:12 Background noise during pause before next chapter
14:26 Stumble ("to benefit")
26:54 Stumble ("to im . . . impose")

Please edit and re-upload. Include the new file duration when you post in the thread. Thanks so much.

Edited to add: I also noticed that Section 12 has significant DC bias. Have you heard of Checker? You can use the program to check the technical specifications of your files against LibriVox standards - https://wiki.librivox.org/index.php?title=Checker. When I ran the file through Checker, Section 12 had -20 DC bias. The DC bias should be right around 0. Significant DC bias can distort the audio and create clicks in the background of your recording, especially if you process your files using the noise cleaning or amplifying feature in Audacity. Please normalize the recording by following these instructions: Select All (Ctrl+A), Click Effect | Normalize, and check the "Remove DC Offset" box only, then click OK. Check that there is no DC bias using Checker. Thanks!
Last edited by cadastra on July 8th, 2020, 8:42 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post by cadastra » July 6th, 2020, 8:39 pm

AnaNaumoska wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 4:30 am
18 and 19 are ready for PL! 20 and 21 are coming soon :)

Section 18 length: 17:25
MP3 link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_18_seneca_128kb.mp3


Section 19 length: 25:19
MP3 link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_19_seneca_128kb.mp3


Greetings,
Section 18 PL notes:
05:33 Repeat ("Sup . . . suppose that a man")
09:33 Repeat ("Even though we . . . we count")
14:45 Repeat ("sheltered by the . . . by the thick foliage")

The volume of Section 18 is also too low at 86.5 dB (87-91 dB acceptable). To adjust the volume in Audacity, select the whole recording. Click Effect > Amplify. In the Amplification box, enter the number +2.5 dB. Verify that the file is around 89 dB using Checker.

Section 19 PL notes:
10:13 Repeat ("these persons are all . . . are all held")
18:13 Repeat ("among the . . . the crowd")

Volume OK.

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Post by AnaNaumoska » July 7th, 2020, 12:27 pm

cadastra wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 8:39 pm
AnaNaumoska wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 4:30 am
18 and 19 are ready for PL! 20 and 21 are coming soon :)

Section 18 length: 17:25
MP3 link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_18_seneca_128kb.mp3


Section 19 length: 25:19
MP3 link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_19_seneca_128kb.mp3


Greetings,
Section 18 PL notes:
05:33 Repeat ("Sup . . . suppose that a man")
09:33 Repeat ("Even though we . . . we count")
14:45 Repeat ("sheltered by the . . . by the thick foliage")

The volume of Section 18 is also too low at 86.5 dB (87-91 dB acceptable). To adjust the volume in Audacity, select the whole recording. Click Effect > Amplify. In the Amplification box, enter the number +2.5 dB. Verify that the file is around 89 dB using Checker.

Section 19 PL notes:
10:13 Repeat ("these persons are all . . . are all held")
18:13 Repeat ("among the . . . the crowd")

Volume OK.



I adressed the issues. Here are the updated versions. :)

18: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_18_seneca_128kb.mp3
Time: 17:24


19: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_19_seneca_128kb.mp3
Time: 25:19

I am anticipating the PL for 20 & 21. Thank you a lot! :9:

Best,
Ana :mrgreen:


salus populi suprema lex

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Post by cadastra » July 8th, 2020, 8:35 am

johnpederson wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 4:52 pm
Just recorded Section 22:

https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_22_seneca_128kb.mp3 (19:35)

Please let me know of any errors – thanks!

– John P.
This is good, John, thank you! Section 22 is PL OK.

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Post by cadastra » July 8th, 2020, 8:38 am

AnaNaumoska wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:33 am
Section 20 is also done :)

Duration: 24: 19 minutes
MP3 link:
https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_20_seneca_128kb.mp3



Have a great day everyone!
Ana
Just one PL note for Section 2. There is a repeat at 04:22 ("Let him . . . let him keep it"). Please edit and re-upload. Thanks!

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Post by cadastra » July 8th, 2020, 8:56 am

Beautiful reading. Again, the file has significant DC bias (see my PL notes for Section 12) which can be corrected using the Normalize feature in Audacity. All of the other technical specifications are spot-on. Here are the rest of my PL notes for Section 23:
12:13 Repeat ("You are unjust, if you require a material pay . . . you are unjust, if you require a material payment")
13:13 Stumble ("the hand of Mucius")
15:28 Stumble ("has wasted the money")
16:32 Stumble ("he forgives you")

Please edit and re-upload using the same file name. Post in this thread when you are ready for spot PL. Thanks so much.

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Post by cadastra » July 8th, 2020, 8:59 am

AnaNaumoska wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 12:27 pm
cadastra wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 8:39 pm
AnaNaumoska wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 4:30 am
18 and 19 are ready for PL! 20 and 21 are coming soon :)

Section 18 length: 17:25
MP3 link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_18_seneca_128kb.mp3


Section 19 length: 25:19
MP3 link: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_19_seneca_128kb.mp3


Greetings,
Section 18 PL notes:
05:33 Repeat ("Sup . . . suppose that a man")
09:33 Repeat ("Even though we . . . we count")
14:45 Repeat ("sheltered by the . . . by the thick foliage")

The volume of Section 18 is also too low at 86.5 dB (87-91 dB acceptable). To adjust the volume in Audacity, select the whole recording. Click Effect > Amplify. In the Amplification box, enter the number +2.5 dB. Verify that the file is around 89 dB using Checker.

Section 19 PL notes:
10:13 Repeat ("these persons are all . . . are all held")
18:13 Repeat ("among the . . . the crowd")

Volume OK.



I adressed the issues. Here are the updated versions. :)

18: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_18_seneca_128kb.mp3
Time: 17:24


19: https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_19_seneca_128kb.mp3
Time: 25:19

I am anticipating the PL for 20 & 21. Thank you a lot! :9:

Best,
You're welcome! Both files are PL OK.

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Post by AnaNaumoska » July 9th, 2020, 5:09 am

cadastra wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 8:38 am
AnaNaumoska wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:33 am
Section 20 is also done :)

Duration: 24: 19 minutes
MP3 link:
https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_20_seneca_128kb.mp3



Have a great day everyone!
Ana
Just one PL note for Section 2. There is a repeat at 04:22 ("Let him . . . let him keep it"). Please edit and re-upload. Thanks!



20 updated:
https://librivox.org/uploads/leni/onbenefits_20_seneca_128kb.mp3
Time: 24:18

:mrgreen:
Ana :mrgreen:


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