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You can use the Tatoeba website which has full sentences in text and audio as downloads. Sentences with audio Download http://downloads.tatoeba.org/exports/sentences_with_audio.tar.bz2 Fields and structure Sentence id File description Contains the ids of the sentences, in all languages, for which audio is available. Thanks to ...


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The speech accent archive: uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. As for English, the following subset contains the sentences: Please call Stella. Ask her to bring these things with her from the store: Six spoons of fresh snow peas, five thick slabs of blue cheese, and maybe a snack for her ...


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I suggest looking at the SpokenLanguages2 dataset, which is very extensive, containing a bit more than one hour of speech for each of the 172 languages: https://community.topcoder.com/longcontest/?module=ViewProblemStatement&rd=16555&pm=13978 The audio is very high quality. Although they do not provide access to the testing set, you have to do your ...


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Wikimedia Commons currently offers more than 20.000 sound files with English pronunciation, around 1.500 of those with British English pronunciation. All of them are published under an open license. Unfortunately, there are currently no dumps of the media files available. However, there is a page that explains how to reuse the content outside of Wikimedia. ...


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https://github.com/Jakobovski/free-spoken-digit-dataset is a free spoken digit dataset (FSDD). As an added bonus it comes with a few useful python utility functions. I created this dataset because I had the same problem. Please contribute to increase the dataset's size.


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You can find a very large classical music archive on http://imslp.org. It's the petrucci imslp (internet music score library project) music library with tons of free piano music scores.


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I found this website (musopen.org) the other day and I bookmarked it. Looks interesting. From the about section of their website: We provide recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions. Put simply, our mission is to set music free.


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UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive offers many audio files of spoken word in many languages, although you'll have to dig through and mix-match to your liking: http://archive.phonetics.ucla.edu/ IPA Handbook downloads actually seems to be exactly what you are asking for, however its only for personal use; any other usage requires contacting them for permission...so ...


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Maybe you can do something with https://rhinospike.com/language/ It's a bit like Tatoeba mentioned above edit : Take also a look at librivox (public domain audiobooks). It comes with an API, then you could send a request like https://librivox.org/api/feed/audiobooks?fields={url_zip_file,language}&offset=XXX&limit=YYY to extract files' id


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I've found something else. It is called the wide language index. See on github. It consists in a listing of radio podcasts. It's pretty impressive in the numbers of languages covered. Note : It was made for the game The Great language game which is fun ;).


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Forvo is a crowdsourced effort to create sound files for every word of every language. The great thing is that a word in a language can have more than 1 sound file. In fact, you will often find sound files created by males and females from various regions with different accents and voices. Pronunciations are ranked by clarity, so you can focus only on ...


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You can find US and British english language phones at university linguistic departments such as Berkeley, Ca. Though, what is useful for speech recognition are the features in statistical acoustic models that are extracted from a large amount of annotated audio recordings. These acoustic model features involve hidden markov models and Mel-Frequency Cepstral ...


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Forvo is a collection of pronunciations by human speakers, they have a huge amount of data, and I am pretty sure they have all digits for the 20 most spoken languages. Examples: http://www.forvo.com/word/seven/#en http://www.forvo.com/word/sieben/#de http://www.forvo.com/word/sept/#fr http://www.forvo.com/word/七/#ja License: BY-NC-SA 3.0


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Try freesound.org - it has a large library of, uh, free sounds in WAV format: http://freesound.org/search/?q=laughter


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The site radio-browser.info might be what you look for. It is a community-curated, public domain dedicated collection of radio streams from all over the world. As of July 2016, it contains just over 4700 stations. For each stream, it offers the fields: name stream URL stream type (codec, bitratea) station homepage URL country, state language ...


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Oyez all recorded audio of Supreme Court since 1955. Not sure if that fits... Internet Archive's Audio Collection looks like it has a few channels worth checking out. I'd have checked them out and linked to them, but for some reason the Internet Archive doesn't use anchor elements.... EDIT: since posting these, they do use anchor elements. here's one: Old ...


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Mozilla just released the Common Voice dataset https://voice.mozilla.org/en/datasets Each entry in the dataset consists of a unique MP3 and corresponding text file. Many of the 1,368 recorded hours in the dataset also include demographic metadata like age, sex, and accent that can help train the accuracy of speech recognition engines. License is CC-0 (...


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This is not really possible. You may be able to do something like "train a neural network to classify a person's gender similar to the way that most people within a culture would classify a person's gender based upon their voice." It may be useful to know what gender a person is likely to be perceived to be, but this "social perception" is not the same ...


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I am not 100% sure if the following links are useful for you. Please let me know if you are looking for something else. http://www.iitg.ac.in/ece/emstlab/SRdatabase/introduction.php http://accent.gmu.edu/howto.php http://www.signalprocessingsociety.org/technical-committees/list/sl-tc/spl-nl/2012-05/the-rss2015-speech-corpus/


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Maybe the Macmillan Dictionary API can help you


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Take a look at Project SHTOOKA


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nature sounds offers kitchen audio...which may not be close enough. it allows for exporting 30min file http://naturesoundsfor.me/ ok. i can't find anything longer than a few minutes. check out some of the results in the open audio community on archive.org: https://archive.org/details/opensource_audio


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List: http://kaldi-asr.org/doc/examples.html (mirror) List: https://voice.mozilla.org/en/data: Corpus: https://voice.mozilla.org/en


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There is a wide selection of sheet music that was created with the Musescore, the leading open-source music notation program. You can filter by instrument and licence. Please note that there is a new project called OpenScore, a collaboration of Musescore and IMSLP that aims at publishing all public domain music.


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Many of the pronunciation files on Wiktionary are from the Shtooka Project, that offer colllections of audio files for basic vocabulary in many languages, licensed under the CC-BY license.


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There is a (short) list of Creative-Commons friendly Internet Radio Stations. This meets your license criteria but not the global scope you are probably hoping for. In this list you have a short meta-data description and also URLs. Like all things open and wiki, this list can and should be expanded by the community. Name: The Radio CC Language: German/...


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How about the UCI in Arabic? Ther are not exactly audio files, but it gets the job done. https://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/datasets/Spoken+Arabic+Digit


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As with many new areas of research, this doesn't seem to be a domain with much truly open data, but you may be able to contact academic researchers about using datasets they have compiled for their work. This W3C wiki page on sentiment analysis lists several such datasets. For example, the Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention at University of ...


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donateacry-corpus repository is an infant cry audio corpus that's being built through the Donate-a-cry campaign. It doesn't look maintained and the campaign itself appears dead, but the data remains! Free Sounds Search for "baby" returns over 1500 answers; not all are what you seek, but on the first page of results, 6/10 look like they fit your needs.


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Maybe you can check this website, it collects many audio-related datasets. https://www.audiocontentanalysis.org/data-sets/


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