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28 August 2014
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Links to good sound resources on the internet
There are masses of sites out there with great sound effects and music you can download and use for free.
We've also recommended some sites with more advice on getting good sound.
Here's a few recommendations, but there are many more.
One Minute Movies - free music to download.
Classical music extracts to use in your 60 Second Shakespeare.
A1 Free Sound Effects
Does what it says on the tin - lots of free effects.
Matt Hawkins Sound Effects Library
Masses and masses of sound effects!
Free music loops (marked "Freeware") are available from this handy website for Flash designers.
Free Sound Effects
Lots of sound effects, including some background ambiences.
A very well organised site with loads of effects.
Partners in Rhyme
A site that mostly sells copyright-free sounds, but does have some music loops and effects to download for free if you poke about.
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