This is a community maintained list of sources for samples. If you have something to add, please do! (Just click ‘Edit’ and make your contribution.) Comments and discussion also welcomed in the thread, but we’ll try to keep this first post up-to-date with good resources.
- http://mattiaswestlund.net/samples/sonatina-symphonic-orchestra-1.0.zip (orchestra instruments)
- http://virtualplaying.com/ (orchestral instruments)
- https://freesound.org/ (a wide range of different sample types)
- http://bbcsfx.acropolis.org.uk/ vast array of BBC supplied samples (restrictive license though)