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There have been a handful of attempts to revive what The Globe call Shakespeare's "original pronunciation", but until now they have only been put on stage. The British Library's new CD, Shakespeare’s original pronunciation, is the first of its kind featuring speeches and scenes which claim to be performed as Shakespeare would have heard them. Sonnet 116 by British Library Board The CD is said to bring to life rhymes and jokes that are not audible in contemporary English - as well as to illustrate what Hamlet meant when he advised his actors to speak “trippingly upon the tongue”. ( ‘Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue’ -- Hamlet, Act 3) The recording has been overseen by Ben Crystal, who has chosen the actors, and curated and directed their speeches.
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Track Name: The Knight's Tale Scene 1 As history teaches us, it happened to be That Theseus, the governor of Athens in Greece, Attacked and besieged, with wisdom and honour, The land of the Amazon women, and conquered, And wedded their Queen Ypolita; along with her Young sister Emilye, his plundered possessions, Theseus met them with a humble reception, And he let them come back with him, under protection From hundreds of weapons, to Athens and kept them. Upon his return to Greece, Theseus learned of these Awful and shameful dishonoured injustices Brought to the name of the monarch entrusted with Keeping the city of Thebes. In the dust with his Power obsolete in a coward’s defeat, He now was deceased and cast out in the streets, Where the hounds with their teeth would devour his meat. His widow, the queen, in her hour of need, Showered pleas on Theseus from down on her knees.
Track Name: Prologue Prologue Storytelling began fireside, In Africa, with hunter gatherer tribes.
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33 recorded phrases commonly found in eLearning modules that can greatly increase the impact of your presentation. A handy .pdf containing a script that corresponds to the audio files. These audio files are provided as 44.1 khz/16-bit/MONO .wav files, and are ready to drag and drop into your time line. These audio files also contain .5 seconds of leading and trailing silence for your convenience.
This is a must-have cheat sheet for pretty much everyone. The cheat sheet briefly expains the difference between various audio formats, lists a bunch of free audio recording and editing apps, a couple of free audio converters, and outlines the best free CD ripping tools available online. Towards the end you will also find some useful software to easily manage and organize thousands of music files.
by Emily Hanford College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. And experts say students need to learn better because the 21st century economy demands more well-educated workers. Lecturing was invented as a way to share information in a time before books were widely available. Now, there are better approaches.
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