Royalty Free Music
Totally Free, Royalty Free, or Inexpensive Music for Educational Uses
Proper copyright attributions and credits are required for use. See Nemes1s below as an example.
New Additions for 2014
Free background music from JewelBeat.com: Use these free background music tracks for YouTube videos, advertising, education, videos, photos...etc. Also has 99 cent royalty free music
Ball State University Alma Mater and The Star Spangled Banner: Free for any use.
Free-Loops.com: Free loops and free audio clip downloads.
Free Music Archive: Beta version of free music in 12 genres.
Free Retro Ringtones: MP3s created by the Ball State Copyright & Intellectual Property Office.
La Chambre du Roi Trio: Free to use.
Musopen: Provides recordings, sheet music, and textbooks for free without copyright restrictions.
pdsounds [public domain sounds]: Free sounds for the public domain.
Public Domain Information Project (PD INFO): Listings of public domain songs that includes purchasing reprints of music.: Listings of public domain songs that includes purchasing reprints of music.
RoyaltyFreeMusic.com: See information on free music and inexpensive royalty free music on this page.
Royalty Free Music at No Charge: Royalty free music with no charge for use. Lists several other sources.
SoundBible.com: Free Sound Clips, Sound Bites, and Sound Effects.
International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP): Public domain and/or Creative Commons Licensing of scores and several, select recordings.