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Genre: Film & Soundtrack: Sad, Sorrowful, Wistful, Regretful underscores

Found 636 tracks

An introspective, thoughtful and poignant film soundtrack piece. Somewhat nostalgic / melancholic, perhaps sorrow, loss or memories of bygone times. Starts with only piano, and grows to a full orchestral score further in, with crescendi and sweeping climaxes. A single female soprano voice enters at about 03:20. Good for drama / personal stories, epic love stories, history / vintage film and more. [Tempo: Slow]

Relective solo piano piece. Goes well on it's own as a background track, or for drama, photos, film scenes etc. Thoughtful, introspective, delicate. Reflection, perhaps sorrow or nostalgia. Comforting, wistful. [Tempo: Very slow / 61 BPM]

An uneasy, unsettlilng and somewhat mystical film score / soundtrack with an edgy sound combining synthesizers and piano. Mystery / Intrigue / Crime / Regret / Forensics / Analytics / Criminal Investigation. [Tempo: Slow / 82 BPM]

Melancholic, tender piano piece. Perhaps dearly held memories, nostalgia, or quiet reflection. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

A light and delicate Piano- and Strings composition. Fragile beauty. Melancholic / Reflective. Hopeful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An epic and rousing track for fantasy, adventure, epic trailers. A haunting, sorrowful opening is followed by strong, passionate, epic orchestra and choir. Valiant and emotional. Full orchestra with choir and soprano vocal. Available in various different version/mixes. Features actual live performed orchestral instruments and live performing soprano vocalist in combination with samples. [Tempo: Slow / 77 BPM]

American / patriotic style track with strings and trumpet. Dignity, honor, freedom, values, and a slightly military style arrangement. There is also an alternative version with added timpani & snare drums (previews below). [Tempo: Slow]

Cinematic, melodramatic, orchestral film underscore. Slow arpeggios underneath a layer of soft string pads, with oboe lead. Melodic, somewhat melancholic, and with a slight sense of mystery or unfolding secrets. Good for film noir and more. [Tempo: Slow / 109 BPM]

A solo piano song that is reflective, nostalgic, pretty, classy, thoughtful, instrospective, romantic and tender. Very new age piano sound. Perfect for underscore in dramatic scenes or to set up a reflective mood. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

Orchestral / Symphonic music with choir, for adventure, magic and amazing stories. A soft, slow piece that gently undulates. Could work in scenes of loss or scenes in which beauty or wonder figure prominently. [Tempo: Slow / 91 BPM]

This orchestral / cinematic piece contains elements of light and dark, and ranges from the understated, touching and fragile, to the grand, dramatic and passionate. The track can easily be edited to fit the timing of your scenes, and it will go well with passion, adventure, fantasy, epic love, and more. [Tempo: Slow / 115 BPM]

Swelling strings, choir and light percussion evoke a bittersweet feeling. A piece that might suggest longing or reflection. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 68 BPM]

A hazy, somewhat dreamy, Americana / Folk, textural track featuring acoustic guitar, acoustic piano and harmonica lead. Lamenting, with a dark undertone. Good for drama, crime, history and more. Also available without the harmonica, making it a more ethereal, reflective underscore track. All live performance; no computers. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 84 BPM]

Heavenly and ethereal cinematic track with acoustic guitar, dreamy choir pad and grand piano accompanied by orchestral strings from the second part, will work best in films, documentaries, trailers, tv and video games. Emotional and mysterious music. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

A wistful and longing, but also heartening and hopeful tune, with strings and a flute melody. Melancholic, warm, touching. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 90 BPM]

Delicate, touching, fragile and beautiful piano composition, with subtle strings. Reflective / Emotive / Tender. Available also as a solo piano track, and with/without FX on the piano (prepared piano / straight piano). [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

Sergei Rachmaninoff - 10 Preludes, Prelude No. 10 in G-flat Major, Op. 23, Largo. Performed and recorded by Abigail Mettry exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Piano with or without strings. Tugs at the heart - a nagging feeling that won’t go away. Indecision... Strings add an almost romantic warmth, while the solo piano version is more tense. Short phrases make this track easily edited, shortened or lengthened to suit. Very versatile. Good for drama, romance, TV, film. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

An inspiring and uplifting track with a haunting melody. The track opens with a guitar solo over some piano notes and gradually builds to a full orchestral track. The main part has a large sound with big drums and full orchestra. Emotive, touching, reflective, with a sense of new hope / wonderment. [Tempo: Slow / 65 BPM]

Many moods captured in an epic underscore. Begins with dark march and action-oriented outbursts, with interludes of tragic reflection and heroic themes. Second half is a furious action / march, always with a menacing and dark undertone. Good for medieval battle, attack of the evil empire, blood-soaked battleground. This track was recorded with a real live philharmonic orchestra. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium]

Slow, thoughtful, beautiful, spacious, cinematic, serene, dreamy and atmospheric. Piano and strings piece with regal power and an air of melancholy or tragedy. Would suit romantic / period drama / historical / documentary type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 90 BPM]

A serious and edgy track that builds in tension. Instruments include electric & acoustic guitars, strings, harp and percussion. Great for full length trailers. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 111 BPM]

A nostalgic piano track with a touching melody and chord progression. A simple piano-only arrangement. For scenes of nature, love or heartbreak, memory of a loved one, reflection etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 94 BPM]

This track starts off in a sombre, melancholic mood, but then changes to a more positive section about 42 seconds in. Perhaps the promise of a better day, a new hope or a moment of clarity. Emotional, tender and sincere. Heartening, caring, reflective, melancholy. [Tempo: Slow / 120 BPM]

Reflective solo piano. Thoughtful, tender, longing, with a Classical music influence. [Tempo: Slow / 56 BPM]

A transparent, light and reflective underscore for drama / film and more. Very few notes, understated and with a poignant, melancholic feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Underscore music for drama, poignant stories, insights, movies or nature. Contemplation / Uncertainty / Longing / Remembrance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

An expressive and very cinematic theme led by a chinese flute and gamelan, resulting in a strong asian/chinese/japanese cinema sound. Very heroic and emotive. Think The Last Samurai. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Keyboard Sonata in B minor, H.245, III. Rondo espressivo. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow]

A mournful and solemn, but also hopeful and inspirational dramatic underscore track. Starts with cello and gradually builds with acoustic guitar strumming and drums. Sad, but comforting and soothing. Dreamy, inspirational, aspirational. Good for commercials, drama/film and more. ('Pleureuse' is French and translates to 'mourner'). [Tempo: Slow / 78 BPM]

A poignant choir floats above a triumphant but wistful cinematic melancholy. Heavenly, angelic, amazing, enchanted. Miracle / amazement. Touching. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 72 BPM]

Cinematic piano and strings take you on a beautiful journey. Thought provoking, pleasure and pain, drifting into the unknown, breathtaking scenery and mesmerizing love stories. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

Blissful, calm, comforting and beautiful Relaxation track. Soothing, delicate, tender and wistful. Available with or without the Choir sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

Eerie, disturbing and suspenseful. Very ambient. Trance-like repetition of short piano phrases punctuated by string swells. Sparse enough to work with a wide variety of visuals. Two versions are presented, one with the piano detuned and chorused, and one with a more traditional piano sound. Can be used with and without strings, and is easily edited. Think Eyes Wide Shut. Good for drama, crime show, mystery, horror, TV, film, thriller. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Poignant, wistful and nostalgic. Acoustic piano with subtle acoustic guitar joining in. Introspective, haunting. Towards the end of the track, a simple electric guitar rhythm enters, then dissolves in reverb. Also available without the electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 58 BPM]

A thoughtful, reflective and introspective solo piano track. Wistful and mellow, gentle and caring. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

A deep, ambient, slowly moving, textural track. Nostalgic, flowing, hazey. Reflective / Thoughtful. Somewhat similar to the sound of Sigur Ros. Perhaps a slight Scandinavian / Nordic feel. Melancholic and haunting. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

This melancholic piece evokes feelings of loss, remembrance and sadness. Could be useful in more emotional scenes where characters feel regret or loneliness. The track could also work for pastoral scenes depicting stark beauty. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

An emotional and passionate orchestral / choir track with a very soaring, yet also fragile and emotive theme. This track starts very softly, with a sad / reflective theme - and then grows gradually in intensity, until it takes off in full effect at about 01:40. Suitable for dramatic scenes that develop over time, epic / dramatic trailers, fantasy and drama, history and adventure. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

A touching and poignant piano piece, performed on an old upright piano. Nostalgic, with an 'old' sound, this very slow moving track has emotional depth and a sense of melancholy. Thoughtful / Reflective / Emotive. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 43 BPM]

A downtempo / Ambient chill track with a sense of mystery and vast open landscapes. We would label this as "Nordic Ambient" with influence from Sigur Ros and from Scandinavian / Nordic dramas and landscapes. The bitty drum sounds give it a little bit of a retro / 1980's feel too. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

A hybrid orchestral and D'n'B track that's full of energy and emotion. The track opens with slow and drawn out piano chords and some processed staccato strings. Emotional start of the track builds up to the main part that's a straight up drum and bass rhythm. The main part offers a strong contrast and is full of energy and rhythm. The track breaks down to the slow part again only to build up and bring back the main rhythmic part one more time towards the end of the track. This track has orchestral elements as well as a liquid drum and bass feel as it tries to blend the two. This track will work great in motivational videos, inspiring content, car commercials and more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 140 BPM]

A solemn and heartfelt underscore for film / TV. Piano and strings. Fragile, tender, emotional. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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