Free Sound Sources on the Web
For CSU, Chico Faculty,
Classical music library from Alexander Street Press
General Sound Sources
Clip Art Review: Sound Clips These folks have categorized their list. These generally are sounds from everyday life.
Free Music Archive The music is free, but it still has copyright restrictions
WavCentral.com Slick site. Emphasis seems to be on lines from popular movies, tv shows and commercials. There are also sound effects. It'searchable. Has a huge list of movies. The sound effects could have potential for livening up educational web sites. Regarding copyright:Who knows where they came from? Lookout.
BBC archives: http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/collections.shtml
The Human Experience-audio vignettes about us. (Anthropology)
"What have we learned about ourselves as human beings? Who are we and why do we do what we do? Explore these questions in an audio essay series created by a group of anthropologists at the University of New Mexico. These essays were prepared in order to share with people everywhere the wisdom gained through the study of human cultures and behavior around the world."
Remember that Windows also has built in sound files.
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