Re: Streaming audio books over the internet

I sure would if the quality was good not fair, but good.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bryan Garaventa" <Bryan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 7:57 PM
Subject: Streaming audio books over the internet


> Would anyone be interested in listening to audio book broadcasts using
> streaming audio over the internet?
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> I've always wondered why radio stations (internet or otherwise), never
> broadcasted audio books in the same manner as music. So I thought it might
> be a fun thing to try.
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> Over the years, I've gathered quite a large collection of various audio
> books, and was never averse to sharing. However, due to legal issues, I
> could never make copies, or make them available as downloads from the
> website.
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> Still, using the same rights as internet radio stations, I could broadcast
> them for people to listen to, using streaming audio.
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> Also, in this way, I could share the books that are no longer in
production.
> For instance.
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> About ten years ago, I was given the first three audio books of the Dark
> Tower series (The Gunslinger, The Drawing of the Three, and the
Wastelands),
> by Stephen King. All three audio books, being read by the author.
> Personally, I thought he was a pretty good reader, and that he was able to
> capture the mood and tone of the books remarkably.
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> However, the subsequent books in the series were produced by other
readers,
> and the previous books (those mentioned above), were reproduced by a
latter
> reader, and went out of production as they were.
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> Making them available by streaming audio, would be one way of keeping such
> audio books alive.
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> Would anyone like such a service to be available? Please let me know, for
I
> wouldn't be doing this for myself.
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> Best wishes, Bryan
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