Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/shipwreckapoemw00carrgoogA semi-autobiographical poem in three cantos recounts the wreck of the merchant ship Britannia. Written by William Falconer, a seaman of some experience, who survived one shipwreck himself with only two others of the 50 man crew and eventually perished in the loss of a second ship, the frigate Aurora, 20 years later. The poem is recognized for its realistic portrayal of life aboard an 18th century sailing vessel. (Summary by Fritz)
Target completion date: 2021-09-01
Prooflistening level: Standard
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Genres for the project:
Keywords that describe the book: sailing ships, merchant marine
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of The Shipwreck. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Shipwreck, by William Falconer. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of The Shipwreck, by William Falconer. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Shipwreck, by William Falconer."
Filename: shipwreck_##_falconer_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. shipwreck_01_falconer_128kb.mp3)
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