(Complete) Coffee Break Collection 23 -- Mysteries, Riddles and Conundrums - lt

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Post by Lynnet » September 11th, 2019, 6:21 pm

Coffee Break Collection 23 -- Mysteries, Riddles and Conundrums by Various ( - ).

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This is the twenty-third Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is Mysteries, Riddles and Conundrums. Short mystery fiction, puzzles that have baffled generations, whether solved or unsolved and anything our forefathers have struggled to explain. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, prose, essays... all are welcome here. ( )
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Post by Horner94 » September 13th, 2019, 6:15 pm

Hi! :)
Here is my first contribution to this collection:
Author: Kalil Gibran (1883-1931)
Title: On teaching
URL to text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm#link64
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_onteaching_cjph_128kb.mp3 Time: 01:41
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by Lynnet » September 13th, 2019, 6:32 pm

Horner94 wrote:
September 13th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Hi! :)
Here is my first contribution to this collection:
Author: Kalil Gibran (1883-1931)
Title: On teaching
URL to text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm#link64
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_onteaching_cjph_128kb.mp3 Time: 01:41
Kind regards,
Chad
Thanks

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Post by Lynnet » September 14th, 2019, 2:10 pm

On Teaching PL OK

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Post by Horner94 » September 14th, 2019, 3:51 pm

Hello again! :D
Here is my second contribution:
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)
Title of poem: Madness
URL to text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/38594/38594-h/38594-h.htm#MADNESS
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_madness_cjph_128kb.mp3 Time: 01:26
Many thanks,
Chad

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Post by Horner94 » September 14th, 2019, 4:44 pm

Hello!
Here is my last contribution:
Author: Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)
Title of poem: Conscious
URL to text: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1034/1034-h/1034-h.htm#link2H_4_0024
Audio recording ready for PL'ing: https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_conscious_cjph_128kb.mp3 Time: 01:14
Kind regards,
Chad

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Post by Lynnet » September 18th, 2019, 11:33 am

Thank you, both

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Post by Lynnet » September 18th, 2019, 2:24 pm

Madness
The volume is low. Please amplify by ~4dB.

Conscious PL OK

Both pieces sound a little over-processed. No need to fix anything, but bear it in mind for future recordings.

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Post by Lynnet » September 18th, 2019, 2:35 pm

Mr. Bloke's Item PL OK

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Post by soupy » September 19th, 2019, 5:06 pm

How Rome Fell to the Visigoths

by Procopius

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procopius

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16765

search for Now while Honorius was holding

The mystery of how Rome fell in 410

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_visigoths_cc_128kb.mp3

9:35

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Post by Lynnet » September 19th, 2019, 5:18 pm

soupy wrote:
September 19th, 2019, 5:06 pm
How Rome Fell to the Visigoths

by Procopius

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procopius

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16765

search for Now while Honorius was holding

The mystery of how Rome fell in 410

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_visigoths_cc_128kb.mp3

9:35

Craig
Thank you

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Post by Lynnet » September 20th, 2019, 9:51 am

How Rome Fell... PL OK

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Post by rusteinberg » September 20th, 2019, 3:30 pm

This is my first attempt at contributing and I hope I did this correctly. I have uploaded a recording attention to Lynnet at https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_themiddletoeoftherightfoot_RS_128kb.mp3

The Middle Toe of the Right Foot by Ambrose Bierce
I found it on Project Gutenberg
https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Short_Stories_(Bookshelf)

But I found the text on http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/MidToe.shtml

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Post by Lynnet » September 20th, 2019, 3:50 pm

rusteinberg wrote:
September 20th, 2019, 3:30 pm
This is my first attempt at contributing and I hope I did this correctly. I have uploaded a recording attention to Lynnet at https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/cb023_themiddletoeoftherightfoot_RS_128kb.mp3

The Middle Toe of the Right Foot by Ambrose Bierce
I found it on Project Gutenberg
https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Short_Stories_(Bookshelf)

But I found the text on http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/MidToe.shtml
Thank you for your contribution. I need to know how long it is in mm:ss.

Also, it is essential we have Public Domain works. The Project Gutenberg link is good, but it is best to read from PG. if the other source deviates in any waym it voids the Public Domain status and we don’t have the resources to contest any lawsuit regarding doubtful texts. I will check it within the next couple of days and let you know if we need any changes.
Lynne

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