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- American Folklife Center – a very diverse collection of folk music and other ethnographic/documentary materials by the U.S. government. As U.S. government works, these are all available under the public domain.
- Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project - an academic project preserving commercial recordings from the age of the phonograph cylinder. Both mp3 files and wav files are provided for all titles; the mp3 files are placed under a non-commercial license, so only conversions of the wav files are appropriate for Wikipedia use.
Wikipedians can also be an important source for free content music. Please see Wikipedia:Requested recordings.
|Free To Use Sounds||Yes||Yes||Sound effects library with hiqh quality field recordings from all around the world.||CC0, CC BY|
|Fulda Symphonic Orchestra||Yes||No||Choral music||CC BY-SA|
|Jamendo||Yes||No||Lots of unfree, need to use correct filter (as in link)||CC BY, CC BY-SA, FAL|
|morceaux choisis||Yes||No||Classical music||GFDL|
|SoundBible||No||Yes||wav & mp3 versions of each sound||CC BY, PD|
|Freesound||No||Yes||User contributed sound recordings released under Creative Commons licenses. From field-recordings to sound fx, drum loops and musical instrument samples.||CC0, CC BY, CC BY-NC|
|Zapsplat||Yes||Yes||Sound effects library offering free mp3 sound files from contributors.||CC0, CC BY|
|Videvo Sound Effects||Yes||Yes||Royalty Free Sound Effects with a large selection of free sound effects.||Royalty Free|
|Videvo Music||Yes||Yes||Royalty Free Music library with a large selection of free music tracks.||Royalty Free|
|Gamesound XYZ||Yes||Yes||Royalty Free Music library with a large selection of free music tracks.||Royalty Free|