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BBC Historical

BBC Historical

Historical recordings from the iconic BBC Sound Effects Archive.

10,111 files · 170.03 GB · Metadata
$999

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Featured sounds

Nasa Apollo Launch Pad, Rocket Base, Saturn Engine. (Recorded At 50 Feet Stage On Tower.)

Scifi · Spaceship

Motor Car Works, Body Building Shop Atmosphere. (No Speech.)

Ambience · Industrial

Vatican, Exterior, Crowds Disperse At End Of Pope's Speech With Tolling Bell, Other Bells Join In

Ambience · Public Place

Creed Morse Printer Operating. (C.1925-1930)

Communications · Telephone

Steam Train: 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive, Post 1945, Suburban, Interior, Continuous Steam Hiss, Stationary Train, Quiet Indistinct Speech In Background

Trains · Steam

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Overview

The BBC Historical Archives Sound Effects Library captures pivotal moments in sonic history with sound effects from all over the world - recorded by BBC's top sound engineers and field recordists from the late 1960ʼs on.

Recreate history with this vast and diverse collection - featuring rare and fascinating sound effects including Chinese fireworks, Pakistani walla, Westminster Abbeys, Czech chatter, WWII aerobatic dog fights, Big Ben bells at 12, Triumph motorcycles revving, streetfighting in Vietnam, Ford Model T false starts, oil drilling ambiences, and far beyond.

Product details

Files/Size
10,111 files (170.03 GB)
Categories (UCS)
304 categories
Content list
Format
16-bit/44.1kHz WAV files
Compatibility
Works with any editing software or search software that supports WAV files

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