This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-orphan-by-clarence-edward-mulford/
Volunteers outside the USA: Clarence Edward Mulford died in 1956. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Source text (please read only from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/files/33039/33039-h/33039-h.htmMany men swore that The Orphan was bad, and many swore profanely and with wonderful command of epithets because he was bad, but for obvious reasons that was as far as the majority went to show their displeasure. Those of the minority who had gone farther and who had shown their hatred by rash actions only proved their foolishness; for they had indeed gone far and would return no more. But Sheriff Jim Shields is tracking The Orphan, wanted for the murder of sheepherders, and won’t stop until he brings the bad man to justice.
Often billed as the second book in Clarence Mulford’s Hopalong Cassidy series, Hoppy doesn’t appear in this one, but it’s still as rip-roaring a western as you’ll ever see. (Summary by sjmarky)
Target completion date: 2021-03-31
Prooflistening level: Standard
Prospective PLs, please see the Guide for Proof-listeners.
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Genres for the project: Westerns
Keywords that describe the book: librivox, audiobook, classic western
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 [SOLO WESTERN] The Orphan by Clarence E. Mulford. 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."] "[SOLO WESTERN] The Orphan by Clarence E. Mulford, by Clarence Edward Mulford. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of [SOLO WESTERN] The Orphan by Clarence E. Mulford, by Clarence Edward Mulford. 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 [SOLO WESTERN] The Orphan by Clarence E. Mulford, by Clarence Edward Mulford."
Filename: solowesterntheorphanbyclarenceemulford_##_mulford_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. solowesterntheorphanbyclarenceemulford_01_mulford_128kb.mp3)
Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
MC to select: mightyfelix
Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.