Online music databases that are largely free of charge. Many of the sites provide a specialized service or focus on a particular music genre.
Our Top Picks
- Choral Public Domain Library: (www.cpdl.org) focused on choral and vocal music.
- Musopen: (www.musopen.org) focused on recordings.
- Mutopia Project: (www.mutopiaproject.org) focused on typeset scores.
- Wiki-score: (www.wiki-score.org) collaborative platform for large-scale sheet music editing
Internet Archive's Live Music (www.archive.org) library is a community committed to providing the highest quality live concerts in a lossless, downloadable format. All of the music is free, and 100% legal to download, trade, and burn.