An audio clip has been selected from each recording, lasting approximately 2 minutes. They have been chosen to give a flavour of the rich variety of voices in the archive. They must be downloaded in order to listen to them. This page provides instructions about how to do this. The clips can be accessed in three different ways:
Downloading An Audio-Clip
The audio clips are provided in mp3 format, which are small in size and will download quickly. This is a widely used format and most modern media players will accept it. It is not necessary to download any new software to access these recordings.
The sound quality varies between clips.
PC users: Right click on the link and select 'Save target as'. Select the location on your computer to which you would like to save the file. Once the download is complete go to this location and double click on the file to open.
Apple users: Click on the link and select 'Save to disk'. Select the location on your computer to which you would like to save the file. Once the download is complete go to this location and and double click on the file to open.
All recordings are copyright ©SRLM. The recordings on this site are for private listening only; copying, broadcasting or reproduction is prohibited.
Purchasing the Audio Clips on CD
CDs of interviews can be obtained via the Somerset Heritage Centre. There will be a small charge per CD.