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This year I am adding a life size nativity display from Winfield. I would like to add a short story of Jesus birth.

Does anyone have or know where I can get an audio file for this? I have used the one from Charlie Brown in the past but now I am looking for something a little diffrent.

Thanks!

Jim

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Exactly what are you looking for.......someone else reading Luke 2? Did you ever here Chuck Brown (I believe that is his name) read Luke 2? or are you looking for something different?

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have you considered having The Demented Elf reading the Bible verse part over a very low playing Silent Night

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Have I got something for you!

Go download this;

http://homepage.mac.com/ocontrair/.P...OHolyNight.mp3

Great Jazzy "O Holy Night" that came off of the "Studio 60" show from NBC.

Go to YouTube and do a search on the Charlie Brown Christmas. Take Audacity and rip the audio just after Linus starts in. No music behind it (perfect for this then). Open the "O Holy Night" in Audacity. Add a new stereo track. Copy and paste the Linus speech below the "O Holy Night". You might have to add 1/2 sec or so at the first...but works out great. I am going to add my own Christmas greeting to the end after Linus. Then you can either fade out....or let it play :-)

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This year I am adding a life size nativity display from Winfield. I would like to add a short story of Jesus birth.

Does anyone have or know where I can get an audio file for this? I have used the one from Charlie Brown in the past but now I am looking for something a little diffrent.

Thanks!

Jim

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just an idea or thought, but do you attend church? if so why not check your cd logs at church on christmas sermons? i am going to add some audio from my pastor reading the gospel.

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Here is Linus reading the Christmas Story and O Holy Night mixed in. You might could even do (which is what I might do...and then edit out some of the length at the end) a voice over after that.

http://www.jcboothband.org/Linus%20reading%20the%20Christmas%20story.mp3

Robert

Have I got something for you!

Go download this;

http://homepage.mac.com/ocontrair/.P...OHolyNight.mp3

Great Jazzy "O Holy Night" that came off of the "Studio 60" show from NBC.

Go to YouTube and do a search on the Charlie Brown Christmas. Take Audacity and rip the audio just after Linus starts in. No music behind it (perfect for this then). Open the "O Holy Night" in Audacity. Add a new stereo track. Copy and paste the Linus speech below the "O Holy Night". You might have to add 1/2 sec or so at the first...but works out great. I am going to add my own Christmas greeting to the end after Linus. Then you can either fade out....or let it play :-)

Robert

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I would love a copy of that, but I can't get it to load (the video that is). Using Firefox for the browser.

Robert

I took the Linus version and broke it up to Silent Night (says by TSO but it's Manheim). You can see it on my web page on the 2008 video pages.

www.ChristmasonCrystalSprings.com I mixed them in Audacity. If you want the mix, let me know.

Enjoy

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Wow!

I guess my connection speed at home was just too slow to see them. Watched them at work. Great Job! I would love that mix, please :-)

Thanks,

Robert

ps Send it to [email protected] txns

I took the Linus version and broke it up to Silent Night (says by TSO but it's Manheim). You can see it on my web page on the 2008 video pages.

www.ChristmasonCrystalSprings.com I mixed them in Audacity. If you want the mix, let me know.

Enjoy

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I took the Linus version and broke it up to Silent Night (says by TSO but it's Manheim). You can see it on my web page on the 2008 video pages.

www.ChristmasonCrystalSprings.com I mixed them in Audacity. If you want the mix, let me know.

Enjoy

WOWIE!!! that is awesome. i would love a copy of that. :) wish i could find a job to be able to afford more stuff for my display. i really like your set up.

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WOWIE!!! that is awesome. i would love a copy of that. :) wish i could find a job to be able to afford more stuff for my display. i really like your set up.

I agree also. Great work Darren.:santasmileyitty:

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This year I am adding a life size nativity display from Winfield. I would like to add a short story of Jesus birth.

Does anyone have or know where I can get an audio file for this? I have used the one from Charlie Brown in the past but now I am looking for something a little diffrent.

Thanks!

Jim

ChristmasRadioNetwork.com used to have some audio bits for a nominal charge that (I think) would fit the bill wonderfully, but they've been "off the air for maintenance" for the past few years, and took the majority of their website down too. Too bad, it was a great station, and I used to use it when working on projects to get me fired up for the season...

-Tim

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I took the Linus version and broke it up to Silent Night (says by TSO but it's Manheim). You can see it on my web page on the 2008 video pages.

www.ChristmasonCrystalSprings.com I mixed them in Audacity. If you want the mix, let me know.

Enjoy

I really like that mix. I like it better than the one I made and have been using since 2003 (and have given to a number of other's here) which mixes Linus with the Peanuts version of "Hark the Herald" from the same show. Nice work!

-Tim

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I was lucky enough to bribe my daughters to do the Christmas Story for me. I had my oldest daughter (age 7) read the first part of Luke 2: 1-7 and my youngest (age 5) read the Linus speech. Now, my girls aren't gifted enough to actually read the story so they would repeat what I said and I recorded it with Audacity. I also put Manhiem Steamroller's "Do You Hear What I Hear" in the background. It's perfect to hear them stumble over the large words.

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WOW!!!!. i just watched the U tube peace, and its grate, would love to have a copy of it. PM sent

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Your display is beautiful and your mix of Linus is also beautiful. Would also love to have a copy of it. Please contact me. Thank you for sharing.

God Bless

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I just saw this thread and just read through the posts. I can't believe someone hasn't asked a Moderator to fix the title. I believe the title should be "Story of Christmas", not "Story of Chrismas". I know it was a typo and I also apologize for being retentive about this, but I believe it should be spelled correctly.

Thanks,

Oh and I also love a copy of the Linus/music mix.

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just an idea or thought, but do you attend church? if so why not check your cd logs at church on christmas sermons?

Unless you're in town/city with a larger church, I think you'll find that MOST churches don't/can't afford to record sermons. I'm pretty involved in youth ministry statewide, and I know of only 4 in Maine which do that.

Now back to this 3 month old question...

You said you've had Linus in the past.. but wanted something different.

How about the same, but VERY different?

http://www.vjbrewski.com/santastic3/djbc-youshookmeallnoel.mp3

:D

I plan to edit that down a bit for next year.

For this year we simply have "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" and that's enough for this pretty non-religious area to chew on for one year.

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Unless you're in town/city with a larger church, I think you'll find that MOST churches don't/can't afford to record sermons. I'm pretty involved in youth ministry statewide, and I know of only 4 in Maine which do that.

Now back to this 3 month old question...

You said you've had Linus in the past.. but wanted something different.

How about the same, but VERY different?

http://www.vjbrewski.com/santastic3/djbc-youshookmeallnoel.mp3

:D

I plan to edit that down a bit for next year.

For this year we simply have "Happy Birthday Dear Jesus" and that's enough for this pretty non-religious area to chew on for one year.

WOW. that is a cool mix PM sent

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Do you have an audio bible you could utilize? If not, there are several online as well as free downloads. The library may be a good source for this as well. KLOVE radio station also had a version on one of their Christmas CDs a few years ago. Look on their website.

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