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Music: Listen to Music

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Freely Available

  • British Library Sound Archive (temporarily unavailable)
    Listen to a selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds.
  • CHARM AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music
    A partnership in 2004 of Royal Holloway, University of London (host institution) with King's College, London and the University of Sheffield, CHARM's aim was to promote the musicological study of recordings, drawing on a wide range of approaches ranging from computational analysis to business history. AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP) was launched in October 2009 as the Phase 2 successor to CHARM focusing on live musical performance and creative music-making. 
  • FreeSound
    Aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, ... released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse. 
  • National Jukebox (pre-1925)
    Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress.