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Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides users with a variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms. The database includes tens of thousands of individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds.

 

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