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

Found 636 tracks

A slow, serious, pensive underscore for mystery drama, fiction, storytelling. Perhaps crime or criminal investigation, dark subjects. Cold. Various mixes are available. This track shares its sound / production style with two other tracks, 'Inner Mind' and 'Inner Thoughts'. They can work well together, if you wish to keep a uniform sound / feel in your production. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 51 BPM]

Piano music. Inspired by the sound of Thomas Newman - soothing and loving, evoking and beautiful. Magical and inspiring, the beauty of the piece remains consistent throughout, creating a touching and warm mood. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Pulsing strings, expressive choir and piano create an almost heroic feeling of melancholy determination. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 129 BPM]

A dreamy start gives way to a powerful melody played by strings and brass, which soars to victory. Triumph, completion, mission accomplished. Hope for the future. [Tempo: Slow / 97 BPM]

Very sparse, very tender, almost sad, almost childlike. Introspection and reflection are strongly supported in this cue. Gentle enough to allow dialogue to breathe, but complete enough to carry a quiet scene. Highly editable, and piano only and strings only tracks are presented as well. Last chord can be edited out for hanging end. Could be used for transitions as well with creative editing. Good for drama, romance, love story, TV, film. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 61 BPM]

A slow, serious, pensive underscore for mystery drama, fiction, storytelling. Perhaps crime or criminal investigation, dark subjects. Cold. Various mixes are available. This track shares its sound / production style with two other tracks, 'Inner Struggle' and 'Inner Thoughts'. They can work well together, if you wish to keep a uniform sound / feel in your production. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 57 BPM]

A slow and reflective film underscore, with few, heartfelt notes. Acoustic guitar, piano and violin. Reflective, sorrowful, emotional. Suitable for drama, tragedy, personal loss and sorrow, background music for scenes of dark memories, etc. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Solo piano piece recorded live on an old, upright piano. Warm, slow and relaxing. Good for Film / Drama and more. Soothing / Mellow / Melancholic / Nostalgic.

[Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

Reserved, atmospheric theme, slowly building up around a harp-loop. Good for a flashback scene. [Tempo: Slow / 105 BPM]

A long and developing track that goes through many stages of different arrangement and can be used for multiple film cues. Sore, tender, melodramatic; good for personal drama, storytelling and more. Emotional, but in a restrained way. Silky strings, occasional deliberate disharmony, acoustic guitar and a sorrowful but comforting main theme. [Tempo: Slow / 50 BPM]

A fragile, melancholic solo piano piece, recorded live on an old, upright piano with a nice, nostalgic sound. Poignant and emotive.

[Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

Slow, dreamy Americana / Acoustica with a haunting, solemn, sound. Beautiful and introspective, melancholic and nostalgic. Acoustic guitar and an old upright piano with a very nostalgic sound. Available with or without vocal 'oooh' part. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

This dynamic track starts with unsettling intrigue and suspense, and develops into a flight-for-life. A broad orchestral theme tugs at the heart as the prey is mercilessly pursued. A sustained chord at the end leaves this track unresolved. Good for suspense, drama, thriller, horror. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium]

Subtle minimalist piano over atmospheric background drones, compelling and emotional. [Tempo: Very slow / 58 BPM]

Introspective piano instrumental. Sparse notes over a soft strings and synth bed. Portrait of loneliness or melancholia. Empty and pensive, yet hopeful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Propulsive rhythm pulses from orchestra, synth and percussion ramp up the tension. A tragic melody comes in and out, performed by female vocals. Ethnic instruments like duduk give a mysterious, ancient, middle eastern feel. For modern thrillers, perhaps for the opening credits. Also great for promos and trailers. [Tempo: Medium / 95 BPM]

Hazey, dreamy Americana track made with vocal textures, piano and strings. Fragile, ethereal, angelic. The piano part is performed on an old upright piano for a nice and nostalgic sound, and the vocal is deliberately unpolished. Introspective / Reflective / Tender / Solemn. [Note: In this track you will hear minor sound artefacts (clicks, tiny bumps). This is because it is a live recording on an old piano, without computers or MIDI controllers, in a "live" setting with microphones placed near the piano. You can hear the sounds of actual keys being played. It is not an error with the file!] [Tempo: Very slow / 48 BPM]

A dark and gloomy underscore for film / TV. Piano and strings. Suspicion, regret, pain. Unsettled thoughts. Unease. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

This track is recorded with a real live orchestra and choir, with church organ. Eternal and sorrowful, poignant and grandiose piece. Regret, sadness and nostalgia. Angelic / Heavenly / Beautifuly melancholic, sorrowful and longing, this piece features a climax / crescendo towards the end. Richly textured, good as a film score / drama, funeral, separation, loss or humanitarian message. Multiple variations with or without piano or choir are available for your convenience. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A melancholy and otherworldly violin and brass melody rides over an ambient soundscape to start. The rhythm becomes apparent when the military style Tom Tom drum loop drops in. Cello phrases complete the groove later in the track and a tinkling piano stab echoes throughout. Works well for post-battle scenes and general desolation and barrenness, could also be used for expeditions or mass movement of people. Epic, in an understated way. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A sombre and very slow moving underscore track for mystery, drama or fiction. Dark subjects, perhaps crime, criminial investigation or difficult subjects. Stories of struggle or hardship. Various mixes are available. This track shares its sound / production style with two other tracks, 'Revenge 1 Danger' and 'Revenge 2 Dark Thoughts'. They can work well together, if you wish to keep a uniform sound / feel in your production. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Delicate and beautiful piano music, with a strong classical influence. European flavoured modal waltz, with heavy influence from Yann Tiersen and Ludovico Einaudi. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Ambient, fragile, reflective Piano & Pads. Melancholic / Fragile / Emotional / Sincere. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Ambient background track with an uneasy, pensive feel. Dark, ominous and threatening, this track suggests danger and death. The track could suit scenes in a graveyard or other dark place, or tense scenes where a character is sneaking around, trying to avoid being caught. Exploring at night, dangers lurking. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A sparse, understated and gentle solo piano track. Melancholic but hopeful. Eternal love, reflection, perhaps loss or dearly held memories. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A piano track with a repeated / ostinato piano pattern, and a sense of tension and intrigue. Developing story, building up to a major event. Pensive, secretive, mysterious. Good for drama / tension. Performed live on an old upright piano, with a nostalgic, organic sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

Slow, jazzy electric piano chords with weeping saxophone solo. Painful, sorrowful, dark and regretful. Good for city night scene. Intrigue and unfolding stories. [Tempo: Slow / 59 BPM]

This orchestral cinematic cue contains two parts/sections. The first 30 seconds has a strong tension and a rhythmic pulse, with a foreboding, dark tone. The second part, from about 30 seconds onwards, is more melancholic, sorrowful and wistful, with a sense of loss or realization. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

This track combines pulsating synthesizers with full orchestra and a solo soprano voice. Solemn and emotional, this track has a sense of impending drama, or setting off on a dangerous journey, not knowing what to expect. Both fragile and determined, with a sense of sorrow. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 68 BPM]

Frederic Chopin, Nocturne in E minor, Op. posth. 72, No. 1. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow]

Quiet, slow and reflective solo piano with a few simple guitar notes that enter late on. Poignant, hopeful, wistful, conforting. Personal reflection, love, eternal hope. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Melancholic piano melodies create a dark and sad atmosphere. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

A very sad and quite tragic piece. A lonely piano pulse starts this tune off..soon strings join in and the piece swells with emotion. Would suit any romantic or dramatic project. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 77 BPM]

A wistful, darker track that suggests loss and fear without being too overstated. The track could work in more unsettling scenes in which characters confront dark forces or deal with a tragedy. It features a wordless solo female vocal over an orchestral and choral backing. Can also be used to illustrate a place of deep mystery, magic and beauty, perhaps deep oceans or other mystical place. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 132 BPM]

A slow, serious, pensive underscore for mystery drama, fiction, storytelling. Perhaps crime or criminal investigation, dark subjects. Cold. Various mixes are available. This track shares its sound / production style with two other tracks, 'Inner Struggle' and 'Inner Mind'. They can work well together, if you wish to keep a uniform sound / feel in your production. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 57 BPM]

Acoustic guitar, piano and ethereal pads. Textural, reflective, dreamy, melancholic and fragile. Available with or without 'oooh' type vocal. Good for film / drama, nature and poignant footage. Beautiful and sad. The piano part is performed on an old upright piano for a nice and nostalgic sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 56 BPM]

Inspiring piano and orchestra mixed with modern percussion elements and soft electronica. Longing for something with a hopeful drive, emotional and determined. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 96 BPM]

Emotional drama music with strings and steel guitar. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

Sparse piano and light strings create a highly emotive track - very introspective and tender. Light suggestions of melody keep this track textural and will allow dialogue to speak without interference. Short piano phrases allow for easy editing. Presented also without strings. Good for drama, romance, family TV, film. [Tempo: Slow / 83 BPM]

A very dreamy and lovely romantic piece with piano and ambient instruments underscoring anything from love making to a bittersweet homecoming. [Tempo: Slow]

Mysterious, nocturnal, candlelit. Suggests internal conflict, dreamy mystic wisdom, grave truth, or late night pining. Lead Violin/viola, bells, choir. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An apocalyptic track that combines elements of emotional piano / orchestra with very hard, edgy, harsh and gritty Dubstep / Tech elements. The melancholic and fragile clashes with the cold, mechanical and brutal, for an interesting score that could be used for sci-fi, edgy sports or technology montages etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 65 BPM]

Solo piano. Minimalist fragments of dark tension in the lowest ranges of the piano. Tragic, heavy and ponderous. Think an untimely death, and gruesome crime scene, despair. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

This track is recorded with a real live orchestra. Sweeping, dramatic theme invokes the ageless and timeless, presented in settings that are both intimate and imbued with grandeur. Good for drama, epic romance, sweeping landscapes, stories of uncommon love, and the passage of time. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A poignant and moving neo-classical piano piece with a sense of turmoil and emotion. Elegant, graceful and timeless. Reflective, thoughtful and touching. [Tempo: Medium]

An epic and rousing track for fantasy, adventure, amazing stories. Features actual live performed orchestral instruments in combination with samples. Emotional, passionate, grand and touching. Big orchestral sound with choir and a live performed solo soprano voice. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

A dark, evil and emotive score. Very climatic, brilliant, intense and epic. Available with or without the dramatic choir section. [Tempo: Slow / 64 BPM]

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