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

Found 646 tracks

Contemplative, pensive ambient texture, with sad violin. Ethereal / Eerie / Unsettling. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A poignant, fragile, introspective and reflective ballad. Touching and solemn, with subtle use of a female vocal (No words). The volume and intensity increases towards the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 78 BPM]

Trumpet and mellow / melancholic electric piano with upright bass. Moody jazz. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Emotional and uplifting starting with piano and building to strings and choir, perfect for tales of love and friendship, births and deaths, remembering those important to us and other precious moments that tug at the heartstrings. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Sad and reflective Middle Eastern track featuring qanun accompanied by electric cello and duduk. Great for drama, tragedy etc. Refugees, tragedy, solemn. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Deep, emotional underscore with Piano, Acoustic Guitar and Strings. Bring tears to viewers eyes, tug their heartstrings, inspire them and lose them in a world of wonder. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

Emotions, memories, a slight melancholic flavour, still with a sense of hope and a clear future. [Tempo: Slow / 65 BPM]

A reflective cinematic theme composition, serious and majestic with a beautiful nostalgic main theme. Gentle piano and harp intro goes into a massive orchestral arrangement with live strings, french horns, huge choir section and big drum section. [Tempo: Slow / 63 BPM]

Highly dramatic and filmic. Ethnic string instruments and rhythms combine with simple piano and strings. Very hypnotic, mysterious and mesmerising. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

A beautiful version of the famous Beethoven piano piece, Moonlight Sonata. An alternative version "with pedal noises" is also available, where the natural sound of the piano's food pedal has been included in the recording. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Lonely on a rainy day. Piano and strings play a steady rhythm, similar to that of raindrops. Perfect for scenes of waiting and loneliness. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

Pensive, slightly melancholic sounding arrangement of the well-known composition. Featuring soft flutes along with emotional accompaniment on the harp. Atmospheric and deep sound. Original Composer: Orlando Gibbons [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

A sad but hopeful piano is accompanied by strings and marimba. In the style of Thomas Newman (American Beauty, Finding Nemo) but with a modern twist. An urban beat comes in later to give a sense of momentum, and big percussion builds the intensity. Perfect for a documentary about the streets, or a scene pondering the outcomes of tough decisions, reflecting on decisions made. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 129 BPM]

A chamber orchestra piece, calm and classic. A perfect background music for any warm, cosy and classy image. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A sad and poignant, ambient piano piece, highly suitable for use in film or other visual media. Regretful, sorrowful. Perhaps dealing with loss, melancholy or long lost love, memories. [Tempo: Slow / 97 BPM]

Gentle piano, strings and guitar speak about their lost love. Would work well for a scene dealing with a death as well. [Tempo: Slow / 55 BPM]

A reflective, emotive semi-orchestral piece that starts from a small seed and grows into a beautiful, orchestral track of wonder and amazement. Emotional, touching, slightly exotic / foreign. Towards the end, a soprano female voice takes the lead and gives the track an almost spiritual quality. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Dark and ethereal cinematic composition with piano and heavenly pad sound, very emotional and thoughtful music, good for drama films, documentaries, trailers and more. [Tempo: Slow / 105 BPM]

Dark and desolate film underscore. Haunting / Mournful. Quirky and unique sound design with acoustic piano and strange synthesizers. Otherwordly / Poignant / Fragile / Dark. Think Donnie Darko. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Tense, indecisive, foreboding, listless and restless. Swell near end delivering to lingering tension that can resolve or be left hanging. Good for drama, intrigue, moral dilemma, daytime drama, troubled romance. This track is recorded with a real live philharmonic orchestra. [Tempo: Slow]

A beautiful, warm piano with vibrato laden violin, viola and cello and contrabass. You can literally hear the strings crying their passion in this piece of music! Good for romance and to highlight true beauty within any scene. This could also be used in a nostalgic way to highlight a beautiful life had by someone who has passed away. [Tempo: Slow / 102 BPM]

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 in B minor, Op. 46: 2. Death of Ase (Ases Death). Arranged and recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A melancholic, tender, solo piano piece. Warm, comforting, soothing. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 49 BPM]

Reflective and solemn underscore for film / TV. Piano and strings. Heartfelt, fragile, sore. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Live performed solo piano and strings piece - tender female vocalising, melodical impressionistic repetitive pattern and strings chords that is melancholic and bittersweet romantic and yet sorrowful. Perhaps dealing with melancholy or long lost love, fading memories. Good for drama, history, photography and more. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 57 BPM]

Piano, marimba and strings play a sweet melody that builds throughout the track. Upbeat yet reflective, like a scene where someone has moved on from a low point in their life and is now looking forward to what the future holds. [Tempo: Medium / 85 BPM]

Dramatic, emotional and romantic solo piano piece that evokes the feelings of loss, reminiscence, love and romance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Reflective and emotional solo piano with a sense vulnerability and romance. Great for films and documentaries. [Tempo: Slow / 105 BPM]

A strong, confident and dark heroic military theme with percussion, synth, guitar and powerful brass. Slow paced, proud, patriotic and powerful yet slightly sad and emotional giving a feeling of loss or death. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

A reflective, thoughtful and contemplative track that starts with solo piano and is later joined by strings and eventually a full orchestra. Both hopeful and sorrowful. Reflection and aspirations. Good for drama, film underscore, introspective or fantasy/adventure etc. [Tempo: Slow / 146 BPM]

Beautiful, tender romance, story of love at first sight. Loving, heartening, emotional and longing. Gentle and touching. Suitable for young drama, young love, valentine, daydreaming, love and romance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Inspired by 1980's movies and revived today by TV serious about things that are strange. A cool retro blend of synthesizers and drum machines, with a somewhat sexy or living vibe. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

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]

Cold, dark, damp and desolate music to accompany tragedies, mysteries and epic sadness. A choir, strings and piano pierce your heart from a distance building to a climactic farewell. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Sad, dreamy, soft, dramatic, meaningful, emotional, tragic, lost & lonely piano & strings piece. Serene, sedate, sublime, serious, deep, moving, rich, beautiful, atmospheric, magical & wondrous. Would suit romantic / dramatic / military / requiem / life type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Ever thought you had the world in your hands and lost it? This is a dramatic, lush, dreamy, magical, emotional, passionate and moving orchestral piece with hypnotic piano running through. Glorious, meaningful and with air of melancholy and sadness. Would suit romantic / science / historical / drama type projects. [Tempo: Slow]

Emotional and Passionate cinematic music that begins with a slow, mysterious and romantic piano theme, with pads and orchestral strings, growing to the intense second part with dramatic orchestral strings, war drums and fast paced piano. Good for action movies, trailers, documentaries and more. [Tempo: Slow / 106 BPM]

Frederic Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35: III. Funeral March. Arranged and recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow]

Slow, pensive, introspective underscore for drama & storytelling. Pensive, somewhat dark / sombre. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Deep and Emotional piano track full of drama and tragedy. Listening to this track brings to imagination the images of lost love, old memories, loneliness, pain, sorrow and sadness. Performed live on Grand piano and suitable for films, documentaries, films and videos. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Textural acoustic guitar patterns. Slightly dreamy. Good as background for drama, storytelling, visual imagery and more. Neither very light nor very dark. Earthy, relaxed and unfolding. Simple rhythm arrangement with shaker and hand clap joins later. [Tempo: Medium / 109 BPM]

Underscore music for drama, poignant stories, insights, movies or nature. Sad / grief / melancholic / nostalgia. [Tempo: Very slow / 57 BPM]

Underscore music for drama, poignant stories, insights, movies or nature. Desire / Hope / Fulfillment. [Tempo: Slow / 82 BPM]

Dramatic and dark solo piano composition. Tragic but beautiful music full of nostalgia and dramatism about the memories of the past, reminscence of lost loved ones. This emotional composition can greatly enhance dramatic trailers, films, documentaries and videos. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 62 BPM]

Solo piano. Minimalist repeating figures with some thematic development. Some tension in this introspective piece. Would carry a scene with no dialogue, but there are lots of spaces to let dialogue through. Editable into smaller cues and transitions. Version 2 is darker and in a lower range, with a tragic edge. Good for drama, mystery, TV, feature film. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Inspiring, imaginative and reflective music track with a dreamy touch. Emotional and creative composition with a sense of wonder and yearning. Peaceful, soft and calm. [Tempo: Slow / 105 BPM]

A melancholic piano and cello duet evoking a reflective and sentimental feeling. Tender and loving with a feeling of loss or sorrow throughout. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

A very melancholy and contemplative dramatic cue with a hint of romance underscoring anything from the nostalgic memory of a lost loved one to a somber walk in the park. Piano, strings, and bass. [Tempo: Very slow]

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