November 24th, 2016

Raw audio of a manual mechanical music box with hole-punched sheet music for "Happy Birthday".

This sound is NOT in the public domain. You MUST attribute/credit the sound if you use it. If you would prefer to not have to give attribution, then take a look at the attribution-free license.

An example of how you might credit is by putting this in the description/credits:
"Music Box, Happy Birthday.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org

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The sound was recorded using a "H1 Zoom recorder" on 22nd November 2016.

Note: Audio quality is always better when downloaded.


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    naohi 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Much appreciated. I used your piece in my 3D blender animation as a birthday present for my boyfriend. You can find it here:

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    hargun33 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    really touched my heart :)

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    guffol 3 months ago

    I love it!

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    khaosk26 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    very goooooood

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    audembron 1 year, 5 months ago

    It's freaking creepy

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