Recordings can be found throughout the World Wide Web, some of which
are in violation of copyright. One "safe" location for recordings is the
Library of Congress. Recordings can be accessed from 'Online
Audio Collections and Presentations.' The Library provides access to
a portion of its audio collections through the Recorded Sound Reference
Center's web page, the American Memory site, The Performing Arts
Encyclopedia and the American Folklife Center pages.
Other safe locations for recordings include:
Antique Music from
James Callahan. The website and the
page feature antique Christmas songs, including free MP3s, videos, and sheet
music. CDs available at cdbaby:
Christmas Music (MP3s and sheet music) at
Sally DeFord Music.
Community Christmas. Annual CDs of free Christmas music (MP3 format,
plus album art and CD labels). The
2009 CD. There is
also a terrific Nutcracker page.
Macromedia Shockwave. Link opens in a new window at Adobe.com.
Live Christmas Music and
Christmas Audio at
files, MP3s and PDF scores of several new Christmas carols by Ralph
Merrifield at New Hope Music
Blessed Night. This is a live recording of a performance by the Decatur
Civic Chorus, presented December 12, 2004 at the First Baptist Church of Decatur
in Decatur, Georgia.
Christmas Carol Collection 2006. A dozen traditional Christmas carols
recorded by LibriVox volunteers.
Christmas Recordings in 2013 from
For public domain and free sources
of Christmas sheet music, see the
Christmas Sheet Music