Archival Sound Recordings [via the British Library] [via British Library]

This is a diverse set of over 23,000 freely accessible sound recordings organized into the following collections:
* Accents and dialects
* Arts, Literature and Performance
* Classical Music
* Environment and Nature
* Jazz and Popular Music
* Oral History
* Sound Recording History
* World and Traditional Music.
These collection names only hint at the rich and varied content–covering everything from symphonies to traditional drumming in India; from the lives of Nobel laureates to the daily lives of Yorkshire farmers.