Where can I find Public Domain Civil War Era Music?

John Brown Song

While music is an important part to any documentary, it can be difficult to find free (and legal) music to download. Listed below are a few sites and selected Civil War Era music from their collections. Also check out House Divided’s public domain music and sound effects.

 

Band Music from the Civil War Era (Library of Congress Music Division)

Civil War Music – Primary Source Set (Library of Congress )

Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project (University of California – Santa Barbara)

 

Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project Collections

Musopen (Non-Profit Organization)

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