Librivox Community Podcast

LibriVox Community Podcast No. 135

Posted on December 5, 2013 by | Posted in about LibriVox, For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, Podcast, recording tips | Comments: Comments Off

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #135 hosted by Piotr Nater (Piotrek81). Duration: 21:44

Before You Press Record: Tips and Tricks Part 2

Featuring  Julia Niedermaier, Bob Gonzalez, Barbara Baker, Lars Rolander, Kimberly Krause.

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00:00 – Intro
00:44 Julia_N on selecting and working with her text
05:28 bobgon55 on his text preparation routine
09:17 NinaBrown on the tricks she uses to make reading easier
11:11 Barbara2 on making hard texts more readable
12:46 Lars Rolander on preparing his texts
14:13 Peppersnoodles93 on how she adjusted her recording set-up over time
20:39 outro

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We are interested in whatever feedback – positive or constructively critical – anyone has about our podcasts. Add a comment below or pop over to this forum thread. Any member of the community who has contributed readings to the LibriVox catalog can host a podcast and is most welcome to do so. Visit this thread on the forum to express an interest and float your ideas.

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To Subscribe to the Librivox Community Podcast, go to: http://feeds.feedburner.com/LibrivoxCommunityPodcast Or hit this itunes link to get you to the subscribe page: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=203970211

Recent past LibriVox Community Podcast files can be found at our spot on: Archive.org and archived shows for previous years can be found at: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Archived shownotes for the Community Podcast can be found at: http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/ And the rss feed for those shownotes is: http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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LibriVox Community Podcast No. 134

Posted on November 15, 2013 by | Posted in about LibriVox, For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, Podcast, recording tips | Comments: 1 Comment

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #134 hosted by Piotr Nater (Piotrek81).

Duration: 22:59

Before You Press Record: Tips and Tricks Part 1

Featuring Algy Pug, MaryAnn Spiegel, Nina Brown, Julia Niedermaier, Barbara Baker, Lars Rolander, Rapunzelina, WoollyBee.

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0:00 Introduction
00:49 Algy Pug on the reader’s role and the right mindset
04:09 Algy Pug on room preparation
05:25 MaryAnnSpiegel on giving your room suitable acoustics
08:47 Nina Brown on how she minimizes background noise
09:13 J_N on controlling her surroundings for possible sources of noise
10:02 Barbara2 on preparing her surroundings
10:52 Rowland on finding the right place and on his microphone
12:00 Algy Pug on microphone selection and maintenance
13:36 MaryAnnSpiegel on her recording setup
14:24 Algy Pug on how to prepare yourself and what to avoid
16:14 J_N on preparing herself
16:37 Nina Brown on preparing herself
17:44 Rapunzelina on preparing herself
18:47 WoollyBee on how her setup evolved over time
22:37 Conclusion

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We are interested in whatever feedback – positive or constructively critical – anyone has about our podcasts. Add a comment below or pop over to this forum thread.

Any member of the community who has contributed readings to the LibriVox catalog can host a podcast and is most welcome to do so. Visit this thread on the forum to express an interest and float your ideas.

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To Subscribe to the Librivox Community Podcast, go to:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/LibrivoxCommunityPodcast

Or hit this itunes link to get you to the subscribe page:
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=203970211

Recent past LibriVox Community Podcast files can be found at our spot on: Archive.org and archived shows for previous years can be found at: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, and 2012.

Archived shownotes for the Community Podcast can be found at:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/

And the rss feed for those shownotes is:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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LibriVox 8th Anniversary Podcast: New Beginning

Posted on August 10, 2013 by | Posted in For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, News, Podcast | Comments: Comments Off

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #133 hosted by Ruth Golding (RuthieG).

Duration: 40:37

LibriVox 8th Anniversary: New Beginnings

Featuring Hobbit, francesb, moniaqua, WoollyBee, commonsparrow3, Piotrek81, Hugh McGuire and many more.

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0:00 Introduction

0:30 Back to the very beginning. Hugh interviewed by Paula Berinstein on The Writing Show.

1:31 The early years and the evolution of LibriVox up to the present

6:22 Imminent changes (very new LibriVoxers may wish to skip this)

8:22 Interviews with New Volunteers francesb, moniaqua and WoollyBee (Hobbit)

18:53 All sorts of people are LibriVoxers!

19:38 My experiences at LibriVox: (commonsparrow3)

22:22 Branching out into new areas of LibriVox: (piotrek81)

25:13 Piotrek81′s group project, The Deluge

25:41 A common misconception: readers don’t make slips or have mishaps while recording – oh really?

26:27 Blooper Reel (WoollyBee)

31:29 A few words about the LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection

32:31 Back to… the future? (Hugh McGuire and Paula Berinstein)

33:05 Birthday wishes and thanks (Hugh)

36:29 A gentle reminder to people about the fund-raising drive.

37:03 The LibriVox 8th Anniversary Song (Hobbit, Darvinia, TriciaG, Availle, lezer, Tlaloc, BellonaTimes, Loveday, commonsparrow3, Rapunzelina, JemmaBlythe, moniaqua, carolb, philchenevert, ppcunningham, Cori, kathrinee, BookAngel7, francesb, MaryAnnSpiegel, ShiNeko, downey8kids, WoollyBee, RuthieG, Peter Why)

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We are interested in whatever feedback – positive or constructively critical – anyone has about our podcasts. Add a comment below or pop over to this forum thread.

Any member of the community who has contributed readings to the LibriVox catalog can host a podcast and is most welcome to do so. Visit this thread on the forum to express an interest and float your ideas.

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To Subscribe to the Librivox Community Podcast, go to:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/LibrivoxCommunityPodcast

Or hit this itunes link to get you to the subscribe page:
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=203970211

Recent past LibriVox Community Podcast files can be found at our spot on: Archive.org and archived shows for previous years can be found at: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, and 2012.

Archived shownotes for the Community Podcast can be found at:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/

And the rss feed for those shownotes is:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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LibriVox Community Podcast #132

Posted on August 18, 2012 by | Posted in For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, News, Podcast | Comments: Comments Off

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #132 hosted by Algy Pug.

Duration: 49min 54s

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám is one of the best loved and most widely translated collections of poetry in world literature. In this podcast, Librivox volunteers discuss different aspects of the Rubaiyat, and we share some excerpts from the many recordings of the Rubaiyat in the Librivox catalogue.

0:00 – Introduction

2:50 – Bob Gonzalez interviews Algy Pug

24:35 – Librivox recordings of the Rubaiyat

38:59 – Amy Gramour’s Rubaiyat project

41:22 – Mostafa with an insider’s view of the Rubaiyat

48:22 – Conclusion

There are many online sources for Rubaiyat material, but one of the best, and one that has often been used as the source for texts in Librivox recordings is the following:
http://www.omarkhayyamnederland.com/
Another excellent source for Rubaiyat material is Richard Brodie’s site:
http://www.therubaiyat.com/

Excerpts from the following Librivox recordings have been used in this podcast:

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward Fitzgerald – First Edition
Read by Alaaious

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward Fitzgerald – Fifth Edition
Read by Nathan

Quatrain, translated by H.G Keene
Read by Leonard O’Connor

Quatrain, translated by Sir William Jones
Read by Lee Ann Howlett

18 Quatrains from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by Whitley Stokes
Read by Barty Begley

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by Edward Whinfield
Read by Mostafa, Noel Badrian, Rhonda Federman and DublinGothic

Omar Resung, by Charles Blanden
Read by Cathy Barratt, Bob Gonzalez and Bev Stevens

Quatrains of Omar Khayyám of Nishapur, translated by E.F. Thompson
Read by Elizabeth Klett and Jannie
[Project Currently In Progress]

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám, translated by H.M. (Jessie) Cadell
Read by Amy Gramour

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To Subscribe to the Librivox Community Podcast, go to:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/LibrivoxCommunityPodcast

Or hit this itunes link to get you to the subscribe page:
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=203970211

Recent past LibriVox Community Podcast files can be found at our spot on: Archive.org and archived shows for previous years can be found at: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Archived shownotes for the Community Podcast can be found at:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/

And the rss feed for those shownotes is:
http://librivox.org/category/librivox-community-podcast/feed

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