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Finding Audio Open for Access and/or Reuse
"Music on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons license. You are free to download and sample from music on this site and share the results with anyone, anywhere, anytime."
Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project
"MP3 files of cylinders available for download are ©2005-2015 by the Regents of the University of California. They are licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License."
"You may use the tracks that you find on ccMixter in accordance with the Creative Commons license that applies to each track."
Free Music Archive
"The Free Music Archive is a digital repository for music that wants to be shared, with more than 100,000 free and legal tracks to stream and download."
"Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds."
Internet Archive - Audio
"This library contains recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users."
Jamendo users can share their music using Creative Common licenses.
"2024 pieces of music – free to download, modify, print, copy, distribute, perform, and record – all in the Public Domain or under Creative Commons licenses, in PDF, MIDI, and editable LilyPond file formats."
SoundCloud - Creative Commons
Some content on SoundCloud has been shared with Creative Commons licenses.
That Classic Sound
This site allows film students, creative agencies, and content creators to use particular music under a Creative Commons license. Request permission using the contact form.
Sample Audio in the Public Domain