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Genre: World: Celtic, Irish, Medieval music

Found 169 tracks

Slowly swaying acoustic track, melancholic and with a celtic touch. A calm and quiet verse part, with a more up-front chorus part. Guitars, bass, accordion. [Tempo: Slow / 135 BPM]

A tasteful, acoustic rendition of this traditional Irish / Celtic / English folk song. Flute, harpsichord, classical guitar. A very emotive and poignant melody which stirs emotion of longing, beauty, love and melancholy. Often used in connection with weddings or journeys. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 37 BPM]

Upbeat, lively and playful Irish traditional tune. Driving acoustic guitar accompanies fast paced fiddle in a toe tapping popular Irish reel. Heard a lot in pub sessions, this is a real attention catcher of a tune guaranteed to get you up out of your chair. 100% live performance. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 119 BPM]

A popular set of beautiful and proud sounding Irish traditional hornpipes from the 1850 collection "O'Neill's Music of Ireland", played by whistle, guitar, bodhran and fiddle. Begins with Dunphy's Hornpipe and leads into Stack of Barley at 1:41 at which point the fiddle joins in. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 77 BPM]

Minimalist piano and glockenspiel, atmospheric percussion, melodic and mysterious. Slight medieval fantasy, foreign, adventure feel. Also a little mischievous, playful. Good for fantasy games, RPG/Role Playing games, fantasy worlds etc. [Tempo: Medium / 97 BPM]

Simple hand drums rhythm, drone guitar, and piccolo flute in a celtic or world inspired groove. [Tempo: Medium / 70 BPM]

Tense, haunting and sweeping keyboards set the tone while bagpipes play in the background. A wonderfully mysterious track that builds to a climax. Perfect for any project relating to the Loch Ness Monster or other horrors/thrillers. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A piece of celtic music that dramatically illustrates the culture and the beauty of this area of the world - while the music describes a possible conflict that has been going on for a long time - there is always a sound of hope within. Celtic flutes soar along with lush soundscapes. Would work well in travel shows or stories in Ireland or Scotland. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A gentle, warm and very Irish sounding arrangement of this traditional Celtic / English ballad. Irish flute, acoustic guitar, soft strings. Romantic, homely, wistful, nostalgic and a very beautiful melody that everybody knows and loves. We have two different versions; one with a high pitched Irish highland flute (Penny whistle, Tin whistle), and another version with a lower Irish flute (Recorder). A timeless classic track which also works great as a lullaby. [Trad./Arr: B Lynne] [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A happy and joyful Celtic, Medieval, Middle Ages type track that would go well with scenes of rejoicing, reunions, dancing and village parties etc. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

Semi-orchestral, epic theme with a Celtic or Medieval melody. Harpsichord, flutes, hand drum and entire orchestra on the crescendo. [Tempo: Medium / 119 BPM]

A charming, traditional Irish lullaby, tastefully performed on two acoustic guitars, Irish flute (penny whistle) and subtle electric piano. Kind, gentle and sweet. This is a traditional Irish folk melody, but not at all limited to Ireland or Irish projects. We also have a version where the main melody is played on a regular Orchestral flute instead of the Irish whistle. [Trad./Arr: B Lynne] [Tempo: Slow / 73 BPM]

Positive, feel-good guitar rock. Good forward drive, but not too heavy. Some passages include a celtic sounding, cheerful melody line. Appealing, projecting high spirits and great adventures. [Tempo: Fast / 125 BPM]

An instrumental track in Medieval / Historical sound. Atmospheric and wistful. Good for history / historical projects, fantasy, adventure and folk tales. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

An unusual and highly atmospheric blend of Celtic/Irish folk influences with Indian, Oriental and Asian elements. Tabla drums and sitars combine with electric guitars, Indian raga flutes and Celtic inspired melodies. It's a little eclectic, dreamy and ethereal, with a sense of far-away places, mythology, travel, adventure and new discoveries. [Tempo: Medium / 88 BPM]

A very atmospheric Fantasy track. Reminescent of ancient times, mysterious worlds, perhaps fairies, elves, or a grand adventure in a fantasy world. Also some medieval influences. [Tempo: Slow]

Calm, mellow, soft, relaxing, tranquil and spacious track with an unusual sounding, clean guitar playing a simple haunting, slightly melancholic melody. Like a cross between a harmonica & a soft accordion. Atmospheric, peaceful, dreamy, moody & hypnotic. Would suit dramatic / cinematic / romantic / nostalgic projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A solemn and mournful melody sung by a boys choir, underscoring the death of a man's brother. An Irish flute replaces the boys choir in the alternative version. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 48 BPM]

O Danny Boy, also known as the Londonderry Air - a traditional Irish / Celtic folk song, performed by a 100% live recorded string quintet. No samples, no computers. [Tempo: Slow]

A folk track featuring guitar, banjo, accordian & harmonium. Longing / Hopeful. A promise of new & better times? [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

A 19th century Irish folk song arranged with a folk tune and featuring guitar and fiddle. Authentic and historic. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Beautiful, calm, dreamy, wondrous, spacious, peaceful, thoughtful, longing, moody, epically emotive track with a slight Celtic flavour to it. As played by Jeff Beck, as his encore during his world tours 2006-9. Filmic & ethereal. Would suit cinematic/dramatic projects. [Tempo: Slow / 87 BPM]

Traditional irish folk song, played by real musicians with traditional irish instruments. Irish, pensive mood. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 122 BPM]

Upbeat, Pop, Rock / Celtic. Instrumental Acoustic Guitars drive this track. Nice bed for travel, adventure, documentary, animal planet, discovery, video productions. This track has a simple, positive, playful and inspiring commercial sound, full of integrity. [Tempo: Medium / 114 BPM]

A beautiful and emotional version of this traditional Irish classic, performed with Irish flute (tin whistle, penny whistle), violin, warm acoustic guitar, cello and piano. Danny Boy is a traditional Irish folk song, sublime in its wistful beauty, stirring up images of the Irish fields and shores. An Underscore version is also provided, without the lead instruments (good for singing along). [Trad./Arr: B. Lynne] [Tempo: Very slow / 58 BPM]

A sensual, slow and swaying track with a downtempo, Urban beat and a Celtic influence. Heavenly pads and voices, jangly, chime-like percussions and a deep, soft, groove. Relaxing, angelic, smooth and delicate. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

A fun Irish folk song about drinking, the past, and having a good time. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 137 BPM]

Celtic / Irish high-spirited fling with acoustic guitars. Dancing, playful, lively. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 93 BPM]

The traditional Irish drinking song as performed by an Irish pub band. Available both in Instrumental and Vocal versions. Great for St. Patrick's day celebrations, or anything to do with Ireland - its one of Ireland's most famous songs. Arrangement with vocal harmonies, guitar, drums, bass, accordion and recorder. And plenty of energy! The lyrics are about drinking and are comedic in nature. [Trad. Arr: James Barr] [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

This is an optimistic, feel good, easy listening track featuring driving guitar rhythms, dreamy vocals, solo violin and a hint of Celtic charm. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 140 BPM]

Traditional irish Folk Song, played by real musicians on traditional irish instruments. Baroque, dancing mood. Middle energy level, mid-tempo. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 72 BPM]

Medieval, fantasy and relaxed track made with exotic medieval instruments. Simple structure, song-like. Relaxed / Medieval / Sentimental. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Cello led plaintive leit motiv with a Celtic feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

A very old Irish folk piece composed originally by Turlough O'Carolan between 1670-1738. This is a sad and longing piece played by fiddle, with guitar accompaniment and later joined by Irish flute. Sombre and slightly mournful, this melancholy piece is beautiful. [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

Peaceful, pictoral music from a beautiful fantasy world. Harp, hand drums and strings. Suitable as music for tales of an ancient world of wonder and magic. [Tempo: Medium / 71 BPM]

A melodic love theme with a medieval or renaissance feel. The track has both touchingly emotional and adventuring elements in it, and it would suit fantasy themed films, television and video games. The track is scored for orchestra, and features a period wood flute as the lead melodic instrument. [Tempo: Medium / 91 BPM]

Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should old acquaintance be forgot, and days of auld lang syne? -- Beautiful arrangement and renderition of this new year's eve traditional song. In addition to a full length version and a 60-second version, there are also four different 30-second versions available, as well as two Auld Lang Syne loops. [Tempo: Slow / 102 BPM]

A happy and light hearted jig. Good for fantasy and adventure, history, perhaps celtic / medieval / middle ages or just as a classic adventure romp. Lively and swashbuckling, this track will go well with pirates or adventurous mischief, perhaps a party at the tavern, a celebration or party - or just as a theme for a fun adventure scene. Nicely crafted orchestral sound combines with wooden percussion and harp / lute. [Tempo: Medium, Fast, Very fast / 130 BPM]

A folk pop/sea shanty song that draws upon vivid imagery. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

Guitar strumming, hand drums and percussion open this musical fantasy fairytale about a far-away place in a distant time. E-bow guitar and flute feature. [Tempo: Medium / 96 BPM]

Wondrous, lush, beautiful orchestral music featuring celtic (pennywhistle, bodhran, uillean pipes, highland pipes) instruments, synthesizers, and brass. Distant drumming and rich bass instruments give the piece an expansive feel. A modulation heightens the energy leads to a bombastic ending. [Tempo: Slow / 77 BPM]

A folk song that tells a story of an old Liverpool Busker – very much in the mould of Traditional Folk music. An upbeat song with catchy violin, concertina and vocal harmonies. Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

An up-tempo Old English Folk Song. Banjo, concertina, mandolin alongside male and female harmonies make this song stream merrily along. Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

A pensive, broody and mystical musical backdrop, perhaps of an ancient time or a mysterious, forgotten place. Very highly suitable as an atmospheric background for a dark fantasy world. [Tempo: Slow / 104 BPM]

A pastoral piece with a Scottish / Celtic feel, prominently featuring a traditional bowed string instrument, the fidule. Could work well in medieval or fantasy themed productions. Conveys the sense of open spaces or remembrance of times past. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

A very tasteful and delicate version of the traditional Irish classic, Amazing Grace. There are numerous verses throughout, each with a slightly different arrangement, giving this track a nice, subtle variation throughout. Acoustic guitar, Irish flute / penny whistle, piano. In the fourth verse, a graceful, gentle piano solo plays on subtle humming choir, almost gospel like. An Underscore version is also available (without lead instruments, great for singing along). [Trad./Arr: B. Lynne] [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 81 BPM]

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