[CHILD/NATURE] Our Feathered Friends, by Elizabeth & Joseph Grinnel-ag

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mleigh
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Post by mleigh » February 28th, 2021, 6:36 pm

Sections 0 and 27 are PL OK. :thumbs:


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M

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Post by mleigh » February 28th, 2021, 6:38 pm

Chapter 26 is PL OK. Nice job with the recording.

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M

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Post by mleigh » February 28th, 2021, 6:50 pm

Vipanda87 wrote:
February 22nd, 2021, 12:44 pm
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_19_grinnell_128kb.mp3
Here's my recording! :D
Your reading of the text is quite nice. However, there are a few things that need to be addressed none of which have to do with the quality of your actual reading.

1. There is too much silence at the start. Should be between .5 and 1 second, so about .5 second needs to be removed.

2. ~1:18 add "end" to "catching it on the wisp end".

3. The volume should be between 86 and 92 dB. Your recording is quite a bit louder than that. Suggest reducing the volume by about 6 dB or more.

4. There is a fair bit of background noise. Reducing the volume as mentioned above may take care of the problem, but if not, I suggest you use the Noise Reduction function on the file.

Please let us know if you need any assistance with this - all is easily fixed in Audacity once you know how to do the things.

Thanks,

M

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Post by mleigh » February 28th, 2021, 7:07 pm

Smilingjade wrote:
February 27th, 2021, 5:09 pm
Hello,
I have completed reading Chapter 10 : https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_10_grinnell_128kb.mp3 duration 07:45
as well as Chapter 11 : https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_11_grinnell_128kb.mp3 duration 10:33

Please review and provide feedback.
Appreciate the opportunity to read and thank you.
SmilingJade
The two chapters were interesting to listen to and you did a nice job with the reading. That being said, however, there are a few small changes to be made to the files.

Both files have background noise throughout. Running the files through Noise Reduction in Audacity should clean up a lot of that.

Also, the instructions ask to put your (optional) name at only the beginning or end of the recording, not in both places.

Additional items for Chapter 10
1. At ~1:44, delete the caption "Chimney Swift"

2. At ~2:21, delete the caption "Arkansas Goldfinch"

3. At ~7:10, change "when" to "which" in "when he could make as good a meal"

4. At either 0:16 or 7:39 remove "read by smilingjade". You do not need to remove both.

Additional items for Chapter 11

1. You should have a little more silence at the beginning, add around 0.5 seconds

2. At either 0:16 or 10:26 remove "read by smilingjade". You do not need to remove both.

Please let us know if you would like any assistance with these.

Thanks,

M

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Post by Bookworm360 » March 1st, 2021, 9:35 am

Here's 15(please excuse my terrible singing and pity my future kids :lol: )!
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_15_grinnell_128kb.mp3
2 Timothy 1:7. Look it up.
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Post by silverquill » March 1st, 2021, 9:40 pm

Bookworm360 wrote:
March 1st, 2021, 9:35 am
Here's 15(please excuse my terrible singing and pity my future kids :lol: )!
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_15_grinnell_128kb.mp3
Thank you!

File length??
~ Larry

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Post by slgill » March 2nd, 2021, 12:03 pm

Hi,

Here is chapter 1: https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_01_grinnell_128kb.mp3

file length- 05:08

Thanks,
Sue

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Post by Smilingjade » March 2nd, 2021, 2:43 pm

mleigh wrote:
February 28th, 2021, 7:07 pm
Smilingjade wrote:
February 27th, 2021, 5:09 pm
Hello,
I have completed reading Chapter 10 : https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_10_grinnell_128kb.mp3 duration 07:45
as well as Chapter 11 : https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_11_grinnell_128kb.mp3 duration 10:33

Please review and provide feedback.
Appreciate the opportunity to read and thank you.
SmilingJade
The two chapters were interesting to listen to and you did a nice job with the reading. That being said, however, there are a few small changes to be made to the files.

Both files have background noise throughout. Running the files through Noise Reduction in Audacity should clean up a lot of that.

Also, the instructions ask to put your (optional) name at only the beginning or end of the recording, not in both places.

Additional items for Chapter 10
1. At ~1:44, delete the caption "Chimney Swift"

2. At ~2:21, delete the caption "Arkansas Goldfinch"

3. At ~7:10, change "when" to "which" in "when he could make as good a meal"

4. At either 0:16 or 7:39 remove "read by smilingjade". You do not need to remove both.

Additional items for Chapter 11

1. You should have a little more silence at the beginning, add around 0.5 seconds

2. At either 0:16 or 10:26 remove "read by smilingjade". You do not need to remove both.

Please let us know if you would like any assistance with these.

Thanks,

M
Hello, I revised with the changes and here are the files...https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_10_grinnell_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_11_grinnell_128kb.mp3

Thank you and hope that fixed the feedback you provided.
SmilingJade

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Post by slgill » March 2nd, 2021, 4:43 pm

Hi,

Here is Chapter 21- https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_21_grinnell_128kb.mp3

File length- 07:07

Hope you enjoy!
:) Sue

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Post by silverquill » March 2nd, 2021, 9:39 pm

Smilingjade wrote:
March 2nd, 2021, 2:43 pm

Hello, I revised with the changes and here are the files...
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_10_grinnell_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_11_grinnell_128kb.mp3

Thank you and hope that fixed the feedback you provided.
SmilingJade
Thank you!
I've marked these Ready for Spot PL.
~ Larry

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Post by silverquill » March 2nd, 2021, 9:39 pm

slgill wrote:
March 2nd, 2021, 4:43 pm
Hi,

Here is Chapter 21- https://librivox.org/uploads/alg1001/ourfeatheredfriends_21_grinnell_128kb.mp3

File length- 07:07

Hope you enjoy!
:) Sue
Thank you!
I've put this and Section 1 in the MW Ready for PL.
~ Larry

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Post by Vipanda87 » March 3rd, 2021, 1:29 am


silverquill
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Post by silverquill » March 3rd, 2021, 10:08 am

Thank you!
This is now Ready for Spot PL.
~ Larry

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Post by BettyB » March 4th, 2021, 5:12 pm


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Post by silverquill » March 4th, 2021, 9:14 pm

Thank you!
Ready for PL
~ Larry

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