COMPLETE solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

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COMPLETE solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Fri 18. Sep 2015, 16:29

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://legamus.eu/blog/?p=800


Orlando by Virginia Woolf (*1882 - † 1941)
A fictional biography following the adventures of Orlando: initially a gentleman, later a lady -- always a poet -- who romps through British history, living an unusually long and full life....
(Summary by Cori)
Text source: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200331.txt (please only read from this text!)

Prooflistener: J_N (Note: I'd like to complete this by early October if at all possible. It'll be about 9 hours when done -- I've recorded already and have done about half the editing.)


Magic Window


Intro, Outro and Disclaimer for CC0:
At the beginning of each file please say:
[Section number] of Orlando by Virginia Woolf. This Legamus recording may be distributed and adapted freely for any purpose.
(if you wish: Read by Cori Samuel**)
[Chapter title]

At the end of each section please say:
End of [Section number]
At the end of the project please say additionally:
"End of Orlando by Virginia Woolf. For more information or to volunteer, please visit Legamus.eu"

**Please add your name at the beginning or the end, not in both places.

About recording:
Set your recording software to:
Channels: 1 (Mono)
Bit Rate: 128 kbps
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

Please leave 5 seconds silence at the end of your recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes!

Save files as:
128 kbps MP3
orlando_##_woolf.mp3
(all lower-case) where ## is your section number.
(shorten the first part of the filename if too long!)

Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use - if you are unsure about ID3 tags, please ask). Please mind upper and lower case!

Title: ## - [Section title]
Artist: Virginia Woolf
Album: Orlando
Genre: Speech
Track Number: Section Number (if sections are numbered from 1, section +1, if sections are numbered from 0)

How to upload your file:
Use http://upload.legamus.eu/ (MC/BC will provide login-info for you).
When your file is uploaded, you will get a link. Please post the link here.

And now?
Please check for new posts in this thread until your section has been prooflistened.

Happy recording :)

------------for your MC -----------------------------------
Wiki author: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Woolf
Wiki translator:
Wiki book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlando:_A_Biography
published: / [language: English]
category: novel, fictional biography / Tags: herstory, history, romance, LGBTQ, gender, gentry
username: Cori Samuel / http://piratelibrary.com
Section: no sect. / preface: 0 / License: CC0
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Re: solo ~[ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Fri 18. Sep 2015, 17:08

I'd be happy to MC and PL this, if you like :)
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Re: solo ~[ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Fri 18. Sep 2015, 17:15

That would be wonderful -- thanks, Julia! :D
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Fri 18. Sep 2015, 17:25

MW is up and running - I am sending you a PM with the password.

Looking forward to hearing the story. :D

Edit: Will move the topic to Readers Found in a couple of days.
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Fri 18. Sep 2015, 23:31

Whee! The first two sections are up, and the third on its way.
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Sat 19. Sep 2015, 09:43

Great start, everything is PL:OK :)

I just realized that this is my first book by Woolf... finally... I have had her on my "to-read-list" for ages :D
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Thu 24. Sep 2015, 22:16

J_N wrote:Great start, everything is PL:OK :)
Yay, thankyou!
I just realized that this is my first book by Woolf... finally... I have had her on my "to-read-list" for ages :D
Oooh, I hope you enjoy it! It's not as 'serious' as some of them. Though that may be a disadvantage, depending on your taste. ;)

Chapter 2 is ready, in three parts. Is it useful to put the links and times here, or is it as convenient to get them from the magic window? Happy to do whatever's easier for you :D
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Fri 25. Sep 2015, 15:06

downloading 8-)

Having the files in the MW only works for me - no need to put them in your post as well.

In 25 years of reading, I still haven't quite figured out what my taste is... I have been more than once very pleasantly surprised by books I thought I would dislike :mrgreen:
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Fri 25. Sep 2015, 23:02

All 3 are again spotless :D

I read up on the book a bit and some of the themes like gender-nonconformity are quite topical... and unbelievably modern for the times... :shock:
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Wed 30. Sep 2015, 23:13

Chapter 3 (sec 7 and 8) are ready. :D
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Sat 3. Oct 2015, 01:13

You are a very thorough editor... again, not a single thing amiss with your recordings :D PL:OK
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Sun 4. Oct 2015, 17:06

Thankyou! I'm working on chapter 4 now, three parts of the four are ready to go.



Edited later: Finished chapter 4, complete with correctly pronounced 'benignity' (you learn something new every day ;)) and a nice little chapter 5.
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Mon 5. Oct 2015, 22:39

And the rest is done. :D

Could you please change 'gentleman' to 'nobleman' in the description. I muddled the classes. :? Also, I realised that I've mis-typed some of the ID3 tags ... I put 'pt' instead of 'part' for chapter 3 (I think, maybe chapter 2 too.) Is that something you can easily change, Julia, or would you rather I re-uploaded? (I've already made the fix in my local copies.)
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Viktor » Mon 5. Oct 2015, 23:15

ID3 tags are something which I can change rather easily when preparing the download page. I have a look at them anyway. No need for re-uploading if it's just that. Thanks for the notice!

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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Tue 6. Oct 2015, 18:32

downloading 8-) might take me a couple of days....

Thanks Viktor for stopping by and clarifying :)

Cori, would you like to make a cover?
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Tue 6. Oct 2015, 22:04

Thankyou, but no. :D I'm terrible at graphics and layout and stuff. I'd really appreciate it if anyone else would like to!
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Wed 7. Oct 2015, 09:43

I have a few ideas, but I can't find suitable pictures... I might just do a generic one... or if you have a picture you'd like included, feel free to post a link :)
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Wed 7. Oct 2015, 11:51

Okay, actually I had an idea that worked out:

http://pasteboard.co/1c8Z3ca5.jpg

is this OK with you? Any changes? would you like your name on the cover? :)

pic sources: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004662032/ & https://openclipart.org/detail/72529/si ... -left-no-4
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by Cori » Wed 7. Oct 2015, 12:42

The link isn't working for me at the moment?
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Re: solo [ENGLISH] Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Post by J_N » Wed 7. Oct 2015, 18:20

hm, it's working for me... let's try something else :)

http://ge.tt/9peWHRP2/v/0?c

Does this work?

Edit: Everything is PL:OK :D Congrats and thank you for letting me join on the journey :)

JFYI: I will catalogue this in a day or two when Viktor has had time to move the files to their final location.
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