COMPLETE [Fortnightly Poetry] Longing for Spring-time by George Moore - dl

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Post by Generoushorse » March 2nd, 2021, 5:34 pm

Here's the updated version, clocking in at 2:16. https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_crm.mp3

I didn't know how to get rid of the buzz, so I recorded it again. I didn't hear any buzz from my headphones, but I could hear it from my computer's speakers. So if you still hear it, I guess that means I need new headphones.
:lol:
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Post by JuliaAdriana » March 2nd, 2021, 8:47 pm

Here's mine: https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_ja_128kb.mp3
Run time: 2:23. Such a sweet little poem !

Please credit me as Julia.

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Post by Veggrower » March 3rd, 2021, 4:28 am

Hi David,
I've listened to your reading. It's PL OK, just that you read "swards" instead of sward in the second verse - thought I'd better mention it in case you think it's worth correcting :)
Cheers,
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Post by aradlaw » March 3rd, 2021, 5:11 am

Generoushorse wrote:
March 2nd, 2021, 5:34 pm
Here's the updated version, clocking in at 2:16. https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_crm.mp3

I didn't know how to get rid of the buzz, so I recorded it again. I didn't hear any buzz from my headphones, but I could hear it from my computer's speakers. So if you still hear it, I guess that means I need new headphones.
:lol:
The buzz is gone! But the volume is lower at 82.9dB. Also at 1:10 the line "In her soft hands a beaker brimmed with buds;" is missing. (one should always proof listen before uploading to catch obvious stumbles, missed text, etc..)
When you post your file it is best to copy/paste the sample filename (inserting your initials of course) into the uploader) - the _128kb is missing from the filename. :wink: AND your reading is improved in this version. :D
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Post by aradlaw » March 3rd, 2021, 5:24 am

Veggrower wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 4:28 am
Hi David,
I've listened to your reading. It's PL OK, just that you read "swards" instead of sward in the second verse - thought I'd better mention it in case you think it's worth correcting :)
Cheers,
Garth
Thank you Garth, the edit is uploaded.
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Post by aradlaw » March 3rd, 2021, 5:30 am

JuliaAdriana wrote:
March 2nd, 2021, 8:47 pm
Here's mine: https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_ja_128kb.mp3
Run time: 2:23. Such a sweet little poem !

Please credit me as Julia.

--Julia Adriana
Welcome to LIbriVox Julia, good first reading :D however, the volume is low at 74.6 dB You should aim for your waveforms to peak near the 0.5 mark, like this:

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You can check your volume using our Checker program - see info at http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Checker You will find the volume in decibels on the Information tab. For your information, we look for around 89 dB (87-91 is OK) (all the other tech specs are there also)
Here is an instructional video on amplifying an Audacity file http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_z607awyLw

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Post by JuliaAdriana » March 3rd, 2021, 9:04 am

All right, just reuploaded !

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Post by aradlaw » March 3rd, 2021, 2:31 pm

JuliaAdriana wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 9:04 am
All right, just reuploaded !
The volume is the same 74.6 dB, please post the upload link. :wink:
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Post by Generoushorse » March 3rd, 2021, 4:04 pm

Take 3! Thank you for your patience. This version is 2:15 minutes long.

I added the missing line and fixed the loudness. It's obvious where I added the line, but hopefully it's only noticable to me and those who know the line was missing before :wink: . I also wouldn't mind reading the whole thing again if the inserted line is too obvious--as expected, I get better every time! I, too, wish the hoary winter to begone!

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_crm_128kb.mp3
Last edited by Generoushorse on March 3rd, 2021, 4:23 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by JuliaAdriana » March 3rd, 2021, 4:10 pm

aradlaw wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 2:31 pm
JuliaAdriana wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 9:04 am
All right, just reuploaded !
The volume is the same 74.6 dB, please post the upload link. :wink:
This time it should work for real ! So sorry for the confusion https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_ja_128kb_(1).mp3

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Post by aradlaw » March 3rd, 2021, 6:59 pm

Generoushorse wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 4:04 pm
Take 3! Thank you for your patience. This version is 2:15 minutes long.

I added the missing line and fixed the loudness. It's obvious where I added the line, but hopefully it's only noticable to me and those who know the line was missing before :wink: . I also wouldn't mind reading the whole thing again if the inserted line is too obvious--as expected, I get better every time! I, too, wish the hoary winter to begone!

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_crm_128kb.mp3
Thanks for the edit, it sounds okay. :D
One hint, when you have to add or replace a line, read a a couple of lines or sentences on either side so the replacement is not so noticeable. :wink:
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Post by aradlaw » March 3rd, 2021, 7:01 pm

JuliaAdriana wrote:
March 3rd, 2021, 4:10 pm

This time it should work for real ! So sorry for the confusion https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_ja_128kb_(1).mp3
Thanks Julia, the reading is now PL OK.
Hint, please use the same filename for edits, the original is renamed in the uploader so it is available if necessary. I've changed the filename back. :wink:
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Post by LKnight » March 4th, 2021, 7:53 am

My recording for this poem:

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_lk_128kb.mp3

Run time: 2:25

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Post by aradlaw » March 4th, 2021, 8:05 am

Thank you Lloyd, good reading, but there are two mis-reads you may wish to correct,
- at 1:10 I hear "In soft hands a beaker brimmed with buds;" the text reads "In her soft hands a beaker brimmed with buds;"
- at 1:37 I hear "And the glad thrush sing softly from tree," the text reads "And the glad thrush sing softly from the tree,"
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Post by AricReed » March 4th, 2021, 9:15 am

My first poetry read. Really enjoyed this.


https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/springtime_moore_ar_128kb.mp3

2:04

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