[COMPLETE] The Mantle and Other Stories by Nikolai Gogol - ans

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The Mantle and Other Stories, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809 - 1852), translated by Claud Field (1863 - 1941)

This project is now complete. All files can be downloaded from the catalog page here:https://librivox.org/the-mantle-and-other-stories-by-nikolai-vasilievich-gogol/[/color]
Celebrated Ukranian-born author Nikolai Gogol brings us this collection of masterfully grotesque and fantastical stories. These tales are filled with death, madness, ghosts, rampant bureaucracy, the tragedy of human existence and mean streak of dark absurdist humor. (Summary by Ben Tucker)


Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/36238

Target completion date:

Prooflistening level: Standard
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This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.

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[*]Project Code: qUThrJ4p
[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolai_Gogol (Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol)
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 7
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: Yes
[*]Original publication date (if known):
[*]If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog?
[*]Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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Genres for the project: Fantastic Fiction/Horror & Supernatural Fiction

Keywords that describe the book: ghosts, Russian, folklore, madness

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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:
"Section (or Chapter) # of The Mantle and Other Stories. 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 Mantle and Other Stories, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, translated by Claud Field. Section Title."
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:
"Section (or Chapter) # of The Mantle and Other Stories, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, translated by Claud Field. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of The Mantle and Other Stories, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, translated by Claud Field."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: mantle_##_gogol_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. mantle_01_gogol_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader

MC to select: Annise

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.
Last edited by flavo5000 on June 11th, 2023, 11:34 am, edited 3 times in total.
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I'll set this up - back soon.
All done, lets wait a day or so and see if a DPL drops in :D Anne
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Post by brownrottger »

I would like to DPL.
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brownrottger wrote: June 9th, 2023, 5:41 pm I would like to DPL.
Christine
Great! Welcome aboard! The first couple sections are ready for PL :)
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Now the team's complete lets hoppity hop across to going solo .... , Anne
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Post by brownrottger »

flavo5000 wrote: June 9th, 2023, 7:38 pm
brownrottger wrote: June 9th, 2023, 5:41 pm I would like to DPL.
Christine
Great! Welcome aboard! The first couple sections are ready for PL :)
Ok great.
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Post by brownrottger »

0:01 Should be "Section 0 of The Mantle and Other Stories. This is a Librivox...."; I heard "Preface of The Mantle and Other Stories by Nikoli Gogol. This is a Librivox..."
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Section 1 is PL ok.
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Post by flavo5000 »

brownrottger wrote: June 10th, 2023, 6:59 am 0:01 Should be "Section 0 of The Mantle and Other Stories. This is a Librivox...."; I heard "Preface of The Mantle and Other Stories by Nikoli Gogol. This is a Librivox..."
That's an accepted way of starting a section 0. I've done it on several recordings and I think there's even something in the FAQ about it sounding more natural.
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flavo5000 wrote: June 10th, 2023, 3:21 pm
brownrottger wrote: June 10th, 2023, 6:59 am 0:01 Should be "Section 0 of The Mantle and Other Stories. This is a Librivox...."; I heard "Preface of The Mantle and Other Stories by Nikoli Gogol. This is a Librivox..."
That's an accepted way of starting a section 0. I've done it on several recordings and I think there's even something in the FAQ about it sounding more natural.
Ok. I wasn't aware of that.
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Post by annise »

it is acceptable - and section 0 does sound a little weird :D . But either is acceptable .
history The " section x of" bit was asked for so that readers (particularly those with visual handicaps) could find the place to resume listening easily so not using it for section 0 is OK , Many readers do include the preface in section 1.

Anne

Off to going solo.....
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annise wrote: June 10th, 2023, 5:17 pm it is acceptable - and section 0 does sound a little weird :D . But either is acceptable .
history The " section x of" bit was asked for so that readers (particularly those with visual handicaps) could find the place to resume listening easily so not using it for section 0 is OK , Many readers do include the preface in section 1.

Anne

Off to going solo.....
Thanks!
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flavo5000 wrote: June 11th, 2023, 11:36 am Section 2 is up, and it's an extremely weird one...
Excellent!
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Post by brownrottger »

Section 2 is PL ok. I do love happy endings!
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