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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by DianneG » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:11 pm

That's interesting but it makes sense. All in all, I think my voice sounds just fine so I've started recording my books.
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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:52 pm

It was a daaaark and stormy night...

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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by DianneG » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:02 pm

LOL
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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:32 pm

I have a goal for you. British accent optional.

PanAmVideo-HonorBlackman.mp3
(315.92 KiB) Downloaded 17 times

That's what I kept hearing in my head during your clips.

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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by DianneG » Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:54 pm

I'm not sure what that clip means. Can you tell me?
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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:04 am

Honor Blackman from the James Bond movie "Goldfinger" did the narration for "The Story of Pan Am."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPaCT0pMlQY

You have similar vocal tones and with a little acting, you, too, could narrate documentaries.

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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:12 am

I once briefly played a woman by careful microphone management and acting the woman's part. I'm a bass.

Lauren Bacall's voice was lower than Humphrey Bogart.

It's very new user to assume it's possible to push a button and Audacity will take care of everything else.

Probably not. Acting is a big deal and there's no filter for that.

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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by DianneG » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:11 am

Wow, thank you! I would love to eventually do voiceovers on documentaries. I used to do some acting but it was quite a while ago. I'm trying to resurrect that part of me, lol. I'm surprised that my voice is lower now than I expected it to be.
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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by DianneG » Wed May 02, 2018 3:45 am

Hi Koz,

I've finished the first audiobook and it sailed through all the ACX checks and is now being prepared for retail. So thank you again for your help. It's been invaluable.

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Re: Questions From New Narrator

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Wed May 02, 2018 4:10 am

Thanks for posting back. It's good to know we're not leading people astray.

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