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Media Creation Resources

Music Production Resources (Web)

  • "FirstCom is your production music choice with 140,000 tracks and 6,000+ new track releases every year"

Free Music

  • selected links to free music websites for your projects

Pump Audio

  • Music available for video or audio projects - for a fee
  • "best independent music from around the world, for licensing to advertising, television, film and web clients"

Sound Ideas: Sound Effects, Royalty Free Music & Production Elements

Public Domain Music (Web)

Choral Public Domain Library

  • Online for downloading

Creative Commons: Audio 

  • Links to a variety of music licensed with "Some Rights Reserved"
  • See also Audio section of CC Content Directories

Freeplay Music

International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)

  • Public domain music online for downloading


Public Domain Music / Royalty Free Music 

  • Links to sheet music, audio music downloads etc.
  • Not free

UCLA Music Library's Digital Archive of Popular American Music

  • Research collection covering the history of popular music in the USA, providing access to digital versions of the sheet music, and performances of the songs now in the public domain
  • Coverage is of music from 1790 to the present.