Try the TIMIT corpus.
Fisher, William M.; Doddington, George R. and Goudie-Marshall, Kathleen M. (1986). "The DARPA Speech Recognition Research Database: Specifications and Status". Proceedings of DARPA Workshop on Speech Recognition. pp. 93–99.
See the URLhttp://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/CatalogEntry.jsp?catalogId=LDC93S1
On 12/6/11 6:46 PM, "Sam Mathias" <smathias@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I'm searching for recordings of the BKB sentences (or of a similar corpus) made with American English talkers. Ideally I'd like at least four male and four female talkers. Does anyone know whether such recordings exist? Any assistance would be very much appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
Dr. Samuel R. Mathias
Neural Mechanisms of Human Communication
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
04103 Leipzig, Germany
Tel: +49 341 9940 2479