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

Found 646 tracks

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

Ethereal, somber, building, sorrowful, revealing. Themes include deep emotional impact, acceptance, isolation, despair, devestation, resignation, the inner cry of the heart. Lead cello, string pad, full orchestra, full choir. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Slow, soft, peaceful, yearning and meloncholy. Cascading synth pads keep the pulse going as chinese violins and conventional string sections play restless melodies over the top. Would suit romantic film project. Contains synths, Chinese ehru violin, double bass, drums and percussion. [Tempo: Slow / 58 BPM]

Solo piano. Introspective with a hint of mystery and tension. Lots of heart, and a touch of sadness. Piano part has lots of movement to propel the scene. Good for drama, romance, TV. [Tempo: Slow]

Slow, tranquil, cinematic, serene, calm, sedate, sublime, quiet, reflective, dreamy & introspective piano piece with spacious, ethereal effects. Small, serene, contemplative and simple. Would suit nostalgic / romantic / dramatic / historic / documentary type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 97 BPM]

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]

A sorrowful and regretful film soundtrack, dark and moody vibe. Grand Piano accompanied by live Contrabass and Cello play smooth and calm melodies before moving to the tense and energetic part with drumbeat, timpani and strings. Main rhythmic part sets in at 00:55. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 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]

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]

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]

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]

Soundtrack / Sci-fi / Space / Fantasy. An adagio-like track that mixes orchestral and synthesized sounds to create a dystopian, ominous atmosphere. The sadness expressed by the track might lend it to scenes involving great loss or hopelessness. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

A powerful and emotional build of overcoming obstacles and moving on from turmoil and defeat. Dramatic, reflective and inspiring with soaring strings in the style of Steve Jablonsky, Hans Zimmer, Alex Parker, James Horner and John Williams. [Tempo: Slow / 124 BPM]

Sad, Melancholic and emotional solo piano piece that brings to imagination the images of lost love, loneliness, hard life, pain, sorrow and sadness. Performed on a grand piano. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 122 BPM]

Dark fantasy music piece featuring piano, cello, harpsichord and french horns. Ancient mystery, dark magic, deep adventure, tragedy, history. Highly suitable for drama, documentary, dark fantasy game, etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A light piano and strings melody, hopeful, emotive and slightly melancholy. Grace, beauty, elegance. Touching / Caring / Warmth. [Tempo: Medium / 128 BPM]

A haunting, poignant and atmospheric cinematic pop track, with a Nordic or Scandinavian drama noir type feel. Icy and emotive, with a memorable main melody. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

An orchestral cue depicting struggle, turmoil or despair. Sweeping and full of beauty and amazement, but also dark and sorrowful. Perhaps a heavy loss, a desperate situation or a difficult farewell? [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Emotional and passionate cinematic piano composition, with mysterious and melancholic harmonies and impressionistic feel/vibe. Orchestral strings join from the second part. This track will work in films, trailers and documentaries. [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

Movie and TV underscore. A dark and gentle melancholy theme with slight moments of hope. Piano arpeggios, beautiful melody on cello with subtle electronic percussion and synth pad. A haunting, tender and dreamy soundtrack for contemporary film. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 68 BPM]

Mellow and melancholic, loving and tender melody with soft soprano saxophone, piano and harp. Delicate, touching, highly suitable for use in drama, personal reflection, story telling. Nostalgic, beautiful, caring. [Tempo: Slow / 63 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]

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

The track starts with solo female vocalizations lamenting over classical acoustic guitars and mandolins, and builds up to a pompous choir and orchestra solemn procession. Good for a huge funeral scene, with lots of people crowding up the streets to give a last goodbye to an idol, politician, etc. [Tempo: Very slow / 55 BPM]

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Piano is joined by a haunting female vocal and strings on a mission. Provokes a real sense of urgency; a decision needs to be made! Tension grows as big percussion accents take us to an ethereal ending. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 82 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]

Slowly moving track with a mood of regret and misery, but also of hope. Monotonous harp and disonant ponderous pads in the background with accordion theme repeating its wailing melody. Although the track is hard to categorise, one can find here a slight feel of Middle Eastern, Semitic melody vibe. [Tempo: Slow / 56 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]

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

Emotional and mysterious cinematic composition with haunting piano melodies accompanied by solo cello phrases and orchestral strings. Good for trailers, drama and suspense genre movies, documentaries and more. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

Underscore music for drama, poignant stories, insights, movies or nature. Contemplation / Mysterious / Antique. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 78 BPM]

Ambient pad with piano. Reflective, introspective, thoughtful, contemplative. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

Reflective and melancholic, slow and nostalgic, this track has a slow tempo and a sense of sorrow, but also of hope. Perhaps personal reflection, a new beginning and saying goodbye to the old. Fragile and beautiful, this track uses an unusual, slow and swaying 5/8ths rhythmic pattern. [Tempo: Slow / 111 BPM]

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 hauntingly beautiful solo piano piece for scenes of lost love, sorrow, loneliness, funerals and other tragedies. [Tempo: Slow / 76 BPM]

Subdued and touching solo piano great for films. Sadness shrouded in intense beauty and heart broken bliss. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

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]

Lush string orchestra and gentle guitar portray both tragedy and hope. Coming to terms with loss, and moving on. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 61 BPM]

A fragile, tender and soaring cinematic soundtrack piece with full orchestra arrangement. This piece is tender, graceful and somewhat sorrowful / wistful. It rises to a more passioate / epic feel at around 01:40. Great love. Amazing feats. Unlikely heroes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

Cinematic piece composed with an experimental approach, E-piano and orchestral strings accompanied by contemporary drums and sound effects, escalating to the intense part with the choir and full orchestra, percussion instruments are coming in near the ending of the track, before fading out. This composition will work great in film trailers, cinematic openers, dramatic action movie scores, futuristic videos, documentaries, sci-fi and other emotional videos. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 83 BPM]

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