Commons:Featured sounds

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Featured sounds in Commons

This star symbolizes the featured content on Commons.

The featured sounds are what we believe to be the best sounds on Commons. Prior to being listed here, sounds are reviewed at Commons:Featured sound candidates.

At present, there is 1 featured sounds in 1 part. For the latest featured sounds, see this month's featured log. Sounds that no longer meet the criteria can be proposed for removal by being listed at Commons:Featured sound candidates#Nominations for removal.

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See also: Historical recordings

(audio) O soave fanciulla (Enrico Caruso and Nellie Melba)
From Giacomo Puccini's La bohème. Recorded in 1907 for Edison Records
Problems listening to the file? See Commons:Sound.

(audio) Barcarole in G (Adam Cuerden)
Mikhail Glinka's Barcarole in G, from Four Musical Essays (1847).
Problems listening to the file? See Commons:Sound.

Recordings in multiple parts[edit]

Field recordings[edit]

Recordings of nature and other background noises, such as machines in operation or wind-chimes.

Historical recordings[edit]

Speeches, historic incidents, landmarks in the history of recording, and similar.

(audio) Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address by Wikimedian
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address speech recorded by User:SweetNeo85
Problems listening to the file? See Commons:Sound.


For things too distinct to be otherwise classified.