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

Found 636 tracks

Underscore music for drama, poignant stories, insights, movies or nature. Contemplation / Nostalgia / Remembrance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 72 BPM]

This piece of music uses long, held chords from soft orchestral strings while piano plays a very sad, sparse, melancholic, haunting but beautiful melody. This is useful to add depth to a character, scene or setting in any film or tv show. It could also be used in a scene of grieving. This would also fit perfectly into news programs and documentaries. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Haunting and emotional piano and strings with a melody consisting of only two notes, signifying the monotony and isolation of routine and loneliness while dreaming of a better life. Suitable for tv and movies. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 80 BPM]

A slow and mellow, melancholic, but warm and heartening piece with acoustic piano, subtle strings and 'oooh' type vocals. Soft, ambient, emotive, sincere. [Note: The recording contains some 'ticks' which may appear to some as sound artifacts or 'noise'. These sounds are actually the physical, mechanical hammers inside the upright piano on which this was played. This is an all natural, all organic, no-computers, no-electronics recording and this in itself brings some sound 'imperfections'.] [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 80 BPM]

Romantic, cinematic piece performed by live philharmonic orchestra. Sweeping, touching, reflective. [Tempo: Slow]

A dramatic, orchestral piece. It's theme varies in transitioned formats and evolves from a melancholic drama sound to a "war march" genre of orchestral music. Its progressive rhythm and heavy percussion makes it good for action, and its melancholic and twisted violin solo brings back the emotion on it's opening and ending theme. [Tempo: Slow, Fast]

Slow, pensive, introspective underscore for drama & storytelling. Pensive, somewhat dark / sombre. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 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 slow sorrowful introduction intensifies into a haunting cadence, interrupted by a bold and busy string and brass orchestra playing a hypnotic and rhythmic ostinato that modulates to an exciting climax. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 113 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]

This is a very emotional cinematic composition. Peaceful and slightly melancholic beginning building up to the very dramatic and sensational middle part with a very epic powerful orchestra and grand piano passages, and then going back to the first part. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

A sad, heartfelt string atmosphere that is ideal for evoking a tender, dramatic ambience. Live and sensitive performance with a sweet expressive melody and a melancholic, passionate arrangement that pulls at the heartstrings. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An introspective, thoughtful and emotive soundtrack featuring a somewhat bittersweet piano lead. Grows to an orchestral crescendo at about 01:15 with sweeping, moving strings. The later part of the track from 02:20 takes on a more positive, hopeful feel. Perhaps reconciliation or coming to terms. A beautiful and touching film soundtrack cue for drama, love story, personal stories, history, appeals and more. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Melancholic, wistful, poignant. Cello on an ambient backdrop. Contemplative / Introspective. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 88 BPM]

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]

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]

Tender and delicate, fragile, with acoustic guitar and soprano sax. Regretful, sad, longing, sorrowful. Loneliness, hurt. Also available in a version with only the acoustic guitar, without the soprano sax. [Tempo: Slow / 113 BPM]

A short, poignant, emotive and melancholy track. Wistful / Regretful / Introspective. [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

A Slow and sombre piano waltz that's ideal for anything with history that has a nostalgic mood. [Tempo: Slow / 133 BPM]

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

Heroic and propulsive orchestra with drums. Great for pushing a scene along, whether it be a motivational video, montage in a film, or documentary about beating the odds. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 149 BPM]

Soft, slow, dreamy, ethereal, spacious, atmospheric, thoughtful, contemplative, nostalgic, magical, enchanted, sublime, somber, hypnotic pop piece with great sense of time, space & memory-inducing surreality to it. Float away as your thoughts engulf you. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 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]

Acoustic guitar solo piece. Wistful and melancholic. Heartfelt and passionate, with some Flamenco influences. Free tempo. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast]

Slow, peaceful and very beautiful ambient track. Soft piano combines with spacey synth pads and lush, pensive strings to create a sad anthemic piece in remembrance of the fallen. [Tempo: Slow / 60 BPM]

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

This piece of music tells the story of a soldier - specifically the emotions felt from missing their family, being proud to serve and looking ahead to their future. It is a solo piano piece with a subtle patriotic flare underneath. This would sound appropriate with any soldier's story as well as many other dramatic scenes. The music has a positive sound of nostalgia as well. [Tempo: Slow]

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 melancholic and moving drama piece for strings and piano with an American folk feeling to it. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 130 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]

Ambient/Electronica with guitar. Moody, developing. Slight Peter Gabriel influence. [Tempo: Slow / 120 BPM]

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]

A passionate piano duet composition with a classical touch. Very emotional and full of drama at moments, though also very romantic. [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

A slow and dramatic hybrid orchestral track that brings to mind struggle, confrontation, battles, war and the fallen soldiers. Reflecting and dwelling on past events. Heavy drums, electronic elements, pulsating strings and slow somber brass. [Tempo: Slow / 108 BPM]

Soft, thoughtful, delicate, spacious, sedate, dreamy & beautifully atmospheric track blending plucked strings, piano, cellos & violas. Calm, sublime, peaceful, ethereal, mysterious, moody & reflective. Slightly melancholic and with a hint of winter. Would romantic / dramatic / spy / cinematic type projects. [Tempo: Medium / 126 BPM]

A poignant and sincere piano + strings piece. Touching melody, good for storytelling, drama, love story, intimate interviews, hardship and more. [Note: This track was previously titled 'Autumn Piano', but has been retitled to 'An Autumn Melody'.] [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 102 BPM]

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

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]

Melancholic soundtrack featuring piano, strings, flute and sound design. Full of sadness but with a hints of hope, sensitive, serene and quiet. Suitable for drama and more. [Tempo: Slow / 64 BPM]

Underscore for drama, storytelling or reflective, contemplative media. Poignant / Introspective / Reflective / Regretful. [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]

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]

Big, industrial sounding track, with marching percussion, low strings and moody horns. Used to underscore a video about a Pig Iron factory in World War 2. Dark, ominous, serious. [Tempo: Medium / 111 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]

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]

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

Slow, spacious, dreamy, ethereal, reflective, magical, hypnotic, simple and thoughtful piano and strings piece. Sublime, sedate, contemplative, serious, stirring, nostalgic, melancholic and slightly chilling. Would suit dramatic, cinematic / romantic / historic / documentary type projects. [Tempo: Slow / 101 BPM]

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