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Royalty free early music, historical music, renaissance music, traditional music, world heritage / history. Listen to these production music tracks, buy a license to any individual track and download the music immediately in MP3 and WAV format, along with an official License document.

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 111 BPM]

An original composition stylized as a medieval battle song. Performed live in a studio by the Fleurdelis ensemble featuring authentic, live performed instruments modeled on the instruments of medieval times: Bouzouki, Rabab Kashgar (A long-necked Lute instrument) and percussion. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

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Live performed waltz, with a European flavor - perhaps Italy or Sicily. Accordeon, mandolin, violin and snare drum. Good for anything European or historical Europe, Italian / Sicilian productions, historical drama and more. Authentic and elegant. [Tempo: Medium / 115 BPM]

A popular set of Irish hornpipes played in Irish pubs. Fiddle begins, with bodhran joining in to provide rhythm and guitar providing accompaniment from 0:45 onwards. Leads into O'Callaghan's at 1:30. 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: Medium / 86 BPM]

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An exotic and simple track made with various ethnic Chinese instruments in ancient Chinese opera style. Simple structure, without any stops. Exotic / Asia / Far East / Ethnic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

Happy, organic and earthy, Irish / Celtic folk dance. Acoustic guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bodhran and bass. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 97 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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Mandolin, fiddle and bodhran play this set of Irish reels. Light instrumentation compared to most reels, this is a very old tune - collected first by Michael Coleman in "Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music" in 1923. Live recording. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 106 BPM]

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Calm and positive music featuring traditional Japanese / Oriental instruments. Meditative and cultural. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 58 BPM]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Ethnic track made with traditional Chinese instruments. Light in character. Meditative and contemplative. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Irish folk over funky drums and bass. Acoustic guitars, dobro, drums, bass. Fiddle joins in later. Good for travel / discovery, history and culture, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 93 BPM]

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An upbeat set of traditional Irish jigs performed box, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and bodhran. Begins with mandolin, and fiddle, box and bodhran join in at 0:09 to create a larger sound. Begins with Trip to Athlone, then leads into The Luck Penny at 0:59. 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: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

A fast paced set of traditional Irish reels. Upbeat, lively and fast paced, these are a popular set of tunes played in Irish pubs and sessions. Fiddle, guitar and bodhran begin, with flute entering at 0:36 until 01:13 when Craig's Pipes begins and the box begins playing also. These reels are great fun to listen to and dance to. 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: Fast / 106 BPM]

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Upbeat and lively traditional Irish tune. Banjo, fiddle and bodhran join together in a popular Irish hornpipe set. The first tune is called "Harvest Home" which then leads into Boys of Bluehill at 1:40 when the guitar enters. 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: Medium / 78 BPM]

Indian style slide guitar, sitar and woodwinds over India percussion. The track builds in intensity as it goes on. Mysterious, mystical. Ethnic, ancient world mysteries. Oriental, with a dark side. Exotic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
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A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 118 BPM]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Medium / 103 BPM]

The Sami, also known as Lapps, are the indegenous people of Northern Scandinavia. Hailing from northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia (the Kola Peninsula), their lives and appearance have a lot in common with Native Americans. Their music is dominated by the unique and easily recognizable Joik (or Yoik) which again lends similarities to the chanting vocal styles of Native American music. It is often accompanied by a simple hand drum beat. We also offer an instrumental version, which is really just a drone and a hand drum beat, and could be used for any indigenous, ancient, tribal or native music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 50 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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Evoking some ancient, abundant and peaceful era of Chinese History, this piece knits together sentiments and melody like paths between gardens. Its blissful arrangement strikes a sparse, evolving balance between a handful of authentic Chinese instruments and percussion. Its antique allure works splendidly supporting flyovers, period pieces, vlogs, Asian cultural/travel shows, historical documentaries, global news. Chinese / Sparse / Blissful. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

A medieval fantasy track made with acoustic medieval instruments. Easy and relaxed, with a nostalgic, mellow vibe. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Contemporary Irish folk. Irish flute, acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle. Lively and bouncy. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 73 BPM]

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A jolly, fun and driving Irish hornpipe set. Bodhran, fiddle, mandolin and guitar perform together on Byrne's (a hornpipe), which then leads into Liverpool Hornpipe at 1:29, with the flute joining in also. 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: Medium, Fast / 89 BPM]

A set of old double traditional Irish double jigs performed mainly by box, guitar and bodhran, with fiddle playing less of a role. Cliffs of Moher begins at 01:05 as the guitar enters. 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: Medium, Fast / 119 BPM]

Cheerfully, this Chinese-inspired ensemble track blends bamboo flutes, mallets, strings, percussion and deep drums to convey celebration, beauty and unity. It easily evokes the cadence, melodic sentiment and ambiance of an ancient past. This track is excellent for period pieces, docu-biographies, and Asia cooking, travel and leisure. Cheerful / Celebration / The Orient. [Tempo: Medium / 118 BPM]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 122 BPM]

A fun set of Irish reels performed 100% live on banjo, fiddle, box and flute. Bird in the Bush is performed first, followed by Jenny's Chicken's at 1:13 as the flute enters. A very old set of tunes, first recorded in 1934, but most likely hundreds of years old. 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: Medium, Fast / 106 BPM]

Middle Eastern, mysterious and haunting soundscape featuring pads, bells and eastern flute. [Tempo: Medium / 95 BPM]

Set of 4 music loops
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Unmistakably Indian in mood and style but enveloped in contemporary production. There's a undercurrent of magic and mystery throughout the whole track which features a variety of lead instruments. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

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A somewhat celtic sounding folk dance tune. Reminescent of medieval ages / middle ages, perhaps a gathering at the local inn, or just the musical backdrop to a historical / fantasy world. Think "Ye Olde Barrel", old England, Ireland or Scotland. Could also be a Pirates' drinking song. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

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Traditional sounding Eastern rhythms & instruments with a playful festive feel. A useful accompaniment to a hot, exciting atmosphere. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 96 BPM]

Authentic sounding medieval instruments play a bawdy, brazen celtic dance number for the Tudor court. The track varies in tempo, with some uptempo parts and others slow. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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Happy, jolly, celtic folk song style. A fun tune about dancing, drinking and singing in the local inn, where the merry folk go to kick back and have a blast. Very Irish, Celtic in style (can also be English or Scottish). Fiddle, guitar, flutes. [Tempo: Fast / 125 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 101 BPM]

Medieval or celtic sounding Fantasy piece with flute, tamborine and traditional drums. Medieval inn, town, festival or dance. [Tempo: Fast / 120 BPM]

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Ambient Indian music with an air of mystery and tension featuring sitar, percussion, flute and strings. Great for travel, movies, documentaries or any project in need of an exotic, asian underscore. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

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A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 124 BPM]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Medium / 104 BPM]

A set of Irish traditional "slides" performed by mainly by the box and banjo with accompaniment by fiddle, flute and bodhran. O'Keefes is performed first and leads into the Brosna at 0:53. Brosna is sometimes also called "The Lonesome Road to Dingle" or "Trip to the Jacks". 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: Medium, Fast / 145 BPM]

Irish folk jig, original composition in traditional Irish / Celtic style. Acoustic guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin, Bodhran. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

Set of 4 music loops
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A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. This is a two-part performance, first up is the "Kesh" jig, seamlessly followed by "Smash the Windows". [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 121 BPM]

Irish folk tune in 9/8 time. Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddles, Guitar, Irish Flute and Bodhran. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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Irish Folk style with Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddles, Guitar and Bodhran. Authentic Irish / Celtic traditional music. Happy, bouncy and lively. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
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A beautiful and tasteful Eastern track featuring tambur, dumbek and eastern oud and ney flutes. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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A sad and lamentive march performed by fiddle, mandolin and bodhran. Guitar enters at 01:54 as Johnny Cope begins - this is a more upbeat and faster tune in the form of a Hornpipe. Both tunes are very old and popular in Irish pubs. Live musicians on acoustic instruments. 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: Medium / 102 BPM]

A 15th century dance that originated in France, and went on to be used in popular culture and danced at courts all over medieval and Renaissance Europe. Performed live in a studio by the Fleurdelis ensemble featuring real live instruments modeled on the actual instruments of the Medieval and Renaissance times, including hand percussion, Renaissance Recorder, Hurdy Gurdy and Bouzouki. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 199 BPM]

Traditional Polish Folk song performed with female vocals, fidel płocka, accordion and frame drum. Available as a vocal version, and an instrumental version with accordion lead. Polish spelling Chłopaku. [Tempo: Fast / 132 BPM]

Traditional Polish folk song performed with female vocals, violins, accordion and frame drum. Available as a vocal version, and an instrumental versions with accordion lead, or violin lead. Instrumental versions can refer to Ukraine, Hungary, the Balkans, Russia, Slavic, etc. Polish spelling: W moim ogródecku. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 128 BPM]

Traditional styled Polish Folk dance performed with suka biłgorajska, accordion and frame drum. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 61 BPM]

An original composition of music played on the Hurdy Hurdy, reminiscent of a misty bay in medieval times. Early music / world tradition / historical / authentic. [Tempo: Medium / 98 BPM]

Set of 2 Stems (02:00)
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A traditional Polish Folk song performed with female vocals, violins, accordion and frame drum. Available as a vocal version, and an instrumental versions with accordion lead, or Suka Biłgorajska lead. The Instrumental versions can refer to Ukraine or Belarus as well. This track features a very solemn, melancholic intro part before it gets into the main track itself, which is more upbeat and stoic. [Tempo: Very slow, Medium / 117 BPM]

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