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LibriVox Community Podcast #139

Posted on October 10, 2014 by | Posted in For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, News, Podcast | Comments: Comments Off

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #139 hosted by Piotr Nater (Piotrek81). Duration: 29:27

Solos vs. Groups Part 2

Featuring: David Wales, lubee930, msfry, J_N, piotrek81, Algy Pug, TriciaG, trotsa.

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00:00 – Intro
0:57 – David Wales
3:41 - Lucretia B.
6:05 – Michele Fry
11:20 – Julia Niedermaier
16:17 – Piotr Nader
19:50 – Algy Pug
25:26 – Tricia G.
27:20 - Teresa Bauman

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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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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 #138

Posted on September 29, 2014 by | Posted in For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, News, Podcast | Comments: Comments Off

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #138 hosted by Piotr Nater (Piotrek81). Duration: 28:00

Solos vs. Groups Part 1 

Featuring  Tricia G., J. Korth, Maria Kasper, Algy Pug, Claudia Salto and David Wales.

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00:00 – Intro
01:08 – TriciaG with her thoughts on the topic
05:09 – Bassaga with the newbie perspective on project types
12:54 – commonsparrow on why she prefers group projects
17:00 – Algy Pug on his first solos and on reviews
19:10 – Claudia (smike) on her project preferences
25:35 – BONUS! Project 8000
26:10 – David Wales on the 8000th project

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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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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 Ninth Anniversary Podcast No. 137

Posted on August 10, 2014 by | Posted in Blog, For Volunteers, Librivox Community Podcast, News, Podcast | Comments: Comments Off

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #137 celebrating LibriVox’s ninth birthday,  hosted by Ruth Golding (RuthieG).

Duration: 33:08

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Featuring MaryAnnSpiegel,  DACsoft, bookangel7, mhhbook, Hobbit, lubee930, Piotrek81, commonsparrow3 and a host of others.

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00:00 Introduction
00:49 RuthieG and MaryAnnSpiegel have a good old natter about the last year at LibriVox.
03:34 Don Cummings (DACsoft) talks about his activities at Distributed Proofreaders and LibriVox.
05:48 Bookangel7 tells us how she finds books to record.
07:40 Mary in Arkansas (mhhbook) shares her thoughts on book selection.
10:08 Lucretia (lubee930) appeals to any non-LibriVoxers listening to come on in, the water’s lovely!
12:37 Eden Rea-Hedrick (Hobbit) sings Oh, LibriVox! words by Jason Mills (Vandermast), music  a traditional Irish air, arranged by Fred. E. Weatherly.
14:53 Piotrek81 talks about recording in Polish and English, and how he finds suitable texts.
17:50 Ruth and MaryAnn finally get around to talking about text sources for recording.
24:38 Maria Kasper (commonsparrow3) tells us of her enthusiasm for original sources.
27:21 Ruth has a word about an unfortunate experience during her time at LibriVox, in the hope that it may prove helpful to anyone else who has a ‘dental disaster’.
29:21 Pin back yer lugholes (or put in your earplugs, actually). The LibriVox choristers have been at it again, and poor old Luigi Denza will be spinning in his grave.

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Sources for reading ideas mentioned in the podcast:

http://www.gutenberg.org/
https://archive.org/details/texts
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/
http://www.hathitrust.org/
http://www.unz.org/
Book suggestions forum: viewforum.php?f=1
Abandoned projects thread: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22757
Books on the Ambleside home schooling lists: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/Recommended_Listening_List
Nobel literature laureates thread: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=51945
Polish texts: http://wolnelektury.pl/

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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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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, 2012 and 2013.

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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First World War Centenary Community Podcast 136

Posted on July 28, 2014 by | Posted in about LibriVox, Blog, Librivox Community Podcast, News, Podcast | Comments: 1 Comment

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #136 commemorating the outbreak of the First World War on 28th July 1914  hosted by Ruth Golding [RuthieG].

Duration: 40:15

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Featuring ExEmGe, MaryAnnSpiegel, J_N, Sebey, mhhbook, commonsparrow3, Tlaloc, lynnet, Sue Anderson, WordyCause, ShiNeko, MartinGeeson, k5hsj.

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00:00 Oh, It’s a Lovely War by J.P. Long and M. Scott, a soldiers’ favourite, sung by Courtland and Jeffries, 1918.

00:22 Introduction by Ruth Golding.

03:25 Andy Minter [ExEmGe] reads an extract from No Man’s Land: A Point of Detail, by Sapper.

05:07 MaryAnn [MaryAnnSpiegel] talks about her recordings, including her solo recording of An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army.

7:21 Julia Niedermaier [J_N] tells us a little about her solo recording of Menschen im Krieg. An English translation of this book is available at Project Gutenberg: Men in War by Andreas Latzko.

09:07 Sebastian Stephenson [Sebey] tells us about his reading, Neutral Nations and the War by Viscount Bryce.

11:29 Mary in Arkansas [mhhbook] explains why she chose her contributions.

13:08 Maria Kasper [commonsparrow3] tells us of her interest in the experience of non-combatant journalists covering the war.

15:32 What soldiers liked to read: Herman Roskams’ [Tlaloc] recording of Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke by Rilke, a favourite book of German soldiers at the Front; the British War Library (Ruth).

18:28 The effect of the war on all areas of life:

19:12 Lynne Thompson [lynnet] reads from her recording of The Children of our Dead by Thomas Tiplady.

21:33 War as a catalyst in advances in surgery; MaryAnn reads an excerpt from Early Care of Gunshot Wounds of the Jaws and Surrounding Soft Parts.

22:35 The experiences of nursing staff, featuring excerpts of recordings by Sue Anderson (The Last Ride from Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp) and MaryAnn (Eighteen Months in the War Zone, Chapter 1 by Kate Finzi).

23:40 The logistics of war, with an excerpt from Feeding an Army by Albert Kinross.

24:08 Advances in technology, including communications.

25:08 Frank Lennon [WordyCause] talks about his reading of a selection of letters home from a young American airman (The American Spirit by Briggs Kilburn Adams).

26:35 Herman talks about his other recordings for the collection: Avec une batterie de 75: Ma pièce, souvenirs d’un canonnier 1914 and Alphabet de la grande guerre, 1914-1916 pour les enfants de nos soldats. Herman refers also to a website about André Hellé, the author and illustrator of that alphabet. It can be seen at http://amisdhelle.blogspot.fr/.

29:19 The multilingual character of the collections; languages represented; excerpt from Anastasiia Solokha’s [ShiNeko] recording of Мама и убитый немцами вечер (Mama and the Evening Killed by the Germans) by Mayakovsky.

30:42 Notes on poetry.

31:07 Martin Geeson reminisces about his grandfather, and reads The Chances by Wilfred Owen, in the speech of the Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire border.

35:22 Ruth remembers the effect of the war on her own grandfather.

36:36 Edmund Blunden, a poet who ‘survived’; the war poets who did not.

38:06 Winston Tharp [k5hsj] speaks of Wilfred Owen’s poetry, and reads his Preface from the Poems.

39:54 Excerpt from For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon.

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The LibriVox First World War Centenary Collections may be found here:

Poetry: http://librivox.org/ww1-poetry/

Prose: http://librivox.org/ww1-prose-vol-i/

 

Other LibriVox recordings of books of First World War interest are listed on this page of the LibriVox Wiki.

 

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, 2012 and 2013.

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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