Sound Archives

British Library Sounds
British Library Sounds WebsiteListen 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.

British Library Sounds presents 50,000 recordings and their associated documentation from the 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. More information here

BBC Voices Recordings
BBC Voices Recordings websiteListen in to the diverse voices of the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man – from Shetland to Penzance. Eavesdrop on Rotarians in Pitlochry and Travellers in Belfast. Drop in on skateboarders in Milton Keynes. Overhear pigeon fanciers in Durham.

The clips are drawn from the Voices recordings – which capture 1,200 people in conversation. Some of the clips are people talking about language – slang, dialect, taboo words, accents. Other clips cover all sorts of subjects and simply offer a flavour of how we talk today.

World War Two Audio Clips
These BBC World War 2 audio-visual clips are intended to support your study of the War. They include key speeches, eye-witness reports and some of the most evocative sounds of the War. There is an emphasis on the lives of British children, including evacuation.

BBC World War Two audio clips

Some Examples of the sounds on the website

Click on the main link above to hear the other sounds in the collection.

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