Suggested Production Type: Historical: Older History / Ancient

Found 1228 tracks

J. Strauss Annen Polka / Anna Polka / Polka francaise. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 BPM]

Strauss: Unter Donner und Blitz / Thunder and Lightning / Sous le Tonnere et les Eclairs / Sotto tuoni e lampi. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Fast]

Strauss: Dorfschwalben aus Osterreich / Village Swallows from Austria / Hirondelles des villages d'Autriche / Rondinelle dAustria [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

U.S. Civil War era ballad. Guitars, dulcimer and harmonium. Historical, but can also be used for any contemporary Americana / Folk type project. All authentic, live performed acoustic instruments. The "faster version" is more bouncy, fun, country like, folksy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture / "The Bat" overture / La Chauve Souris / Il Pipistrello. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

J. Strauss - An Der Schonen Blauen Donau / The Blue Danube / Le beau Danube bleu / Sul bel Danubio blu. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Medium]

Strauss: Gschichten aus dem Wienerwald / Tales from Vienna Woods / Legendes de la foret viennoise / Storielle del bosco viennese [Tempo: Medium]

Maurice Ravel - Bolero: I. Tempo di Bolero. Moderato assai. Arranged and recorded with real live orchestra, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Note! Since this work was first published after 1922 with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this composition is public domain in the USA. However, it is in the public domain in Canada, the EU, and in all countries where the copyright term is life + 70 years or less. To use this work in USA, you may need additional licensing. For more information search Wikipedia or Harry Fox Agency.] [Tempo: Medium]

A popular set of lively, spirited and vivacious polkas from 19th Century Ireland - heard in many Irish traditional music pub sessions - performed by whistle, guitar and fiddle. Egan's Polka leads into Maurice Manley's Polka at 0:49 - both are upbeat, driving and merry. 100% live performance. This track has two titles because this is traditionally how many Irish pub tunes are performed, as a double set of short tunes, the first leading directly into the second. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 155 BPM]

The Washington Post in F major, by John P Sousa. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Medium]

Elegant, rich chamber orchestra in a J.S. Bach style flute solo. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 72 BPM]

Irish folk. Guitars, banjo, mandolin, accordian, bass & percussion. Lively and friendly. [Tempo: Medium / 115 BPM]

A grand, romantic waltz composed by Chopin and performed here on Piano. Great for period dramas and sophisticated and elegant settings. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast]

A happy and light hearted jig. Good for fantasy and adventure, history, perhaps celtic / medieval / middle ages or just as a classic adventure romp. Lively and swashbuckling, this track will go well with pirates or adventurous mischief, perhaps a party at the tavern, a celebration or party - or just as a theme for a fun adventure scene. Nicely crafted orchestral sound combines with wooden percussion and harp / lute. [Tempo: Medium, Fast, Very fast / 130 BPM]

Beethoven's 5th Symphony, 1st movement. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast]

Featuring a noble horn theme, this orchestral track could convey the feeling of flying or of visiting a dramatically situated location. The mood is hopeful but bittersweet. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

An elegant and fragile rendition of 'To A Wild Rose' from the works collectively known as the '10 Woodland Sketches' by Edward MacDowell, Op. 51. Originally written for piano, this version beautifully rearranges the piece of harp and two violins. This piece is often used in christian ceremonies including weddings and wedding receptions. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Slow / 51 BPM]

Peaceful piano dreaming melody in 6/8. Emotional, reflective. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Neo classical piano with subtle pads; somewhat sad / final. [Tempo: Slow / 63 BPM]

A powerful Folk song that deals with a significant historical figure. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow]

An instrumental track in Medieval / Historical sound. Atmospheric and wistful. Good for history / historical projects, fantasy, adventure and folk tales. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

Acoustic guitar / Flamenco guitar with historical instruments. Mellow and melancholic. History, Culture. Spanish / Catalan influence. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

An edgy, aggressive song that tackles the issue of conflicting views from father and son. The song has a quick tempo and is surrounded by lush sounding trombone, piano, violin and vocal harmonies. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Händel's Sarabande, arranged for string section and harpsichord. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

1812 Overture in Eb Major, Op. 49, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast]

Authentic Russian folk song / wedding song. Traditional ancient Russian folk music, arranged by Dmitriy Lukyanov, conducted and recorded by Evgeniy Kalyukin. [Tempo: Medium]

A beautiful, wistful, nostalgic, sorrowful and soothing piece of classical music in baroque style, with strings and harpsichord. [Tempo: Slow / 42 BPM]

A sad and reflective traditional Irish air played on the fiddle and accompanied by nylon guitar. Contemplative, pensive and thoughtful, this air is beautiful, stirring and incredibly sad also. From around 18th century Ireland - a truely genuine Irish air. 100% live performance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

En Avant Blonde is a traditional French song, arranged for us in a typical sound of France, rich and layered with accordeons, bells and percussion. It has a sense of Festival / Carnival life, celebration or event, historical town life. The arrangement and sound is of slightly "grotesque" style and will go well in a historical setting. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

Historical, Barry Lyndon type, civil war music. Would fit a 19th century war / historical feature. Classical war march genre of orchestration, using snare drum roll, piccolo flutes, clarinets, Bass drums, French and English horn. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Strauss: Radetzky Marsch / Radetzky March / Marche de Radetzky / Marcia Radetzky. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Medium]

Slightly dramatic piano track with optimistic parts and changes in tempo. [Tempo: Slow]

(Please note that Gershwin's compositions are public domain in the EU, but not in the USA. To use this music from within the USA, you need additional licensing from the rights holders. For more information search Wikipedia or Harry Fox Agency). [Tempo: Slow / 94 BPM]

Semi-orchestral, epic theme with a Celtic or Medieval melody. Harpsichord, flutes, hand drum and entire orchestra on the crescendo. [Tempo: Medium / 119 BPM]

A beautiful, celtic / medieval sounding arrangement of the classic 'Greensleeves' or 'Lady Green Sleeves", featuring Irish flute, piano and subtle orchestral arrangement. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

A short koto piece that captures the essence of Japanese musical improvisation. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A somewhat celtic sounding folk dance tune. Reminescent of medieval ages / middle ages, perhaps a gathering at the local inn, or just the musical backdrop to a historical / fantasy world. Think "Ye Olde Barrel", old England, Ireland or Scotland. Could also be a Pirates' drinking song. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

Prince of Denmark's March, alternative title Trumpet Voluntary, by Jeremiah Clarke. A regal, celebratory, church organ version of the classical piece by Jeremiah Clarke. Originally arranged for trumpet, this piece also works well on church organ / pipe organ and is often used in this type of arrangement in christian ceremonies including, but not limited to, weddings. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Medium / 56 BPM]

Baroque sounding arrangement of the traditional song T'Andernaken. Pensive, baroque and historic sounding mood. All instruments are played by real musicians. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Moritz Moszkowski Etude No. 6 in F Major, Op. 72, Presto. Performed and recorded by Abigail Mettry exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Fast]

A tasteful, acoustic rendition of this traditional Irish / Celtic / English folk song. Flute, harpsichord, classical guitar. A very emotive and poignant melody which stirs emotion of longing, beauty, love and melancholy. Often used in connection with weddings or journeys. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 37 BPM]

This is a piece of middle eastern music using super sized and deep middle eastern flutes and pipes. This is combined with percussion and hand drums to create the perfect mysterious and mystical environment for an underscored scene in a middle eastern country - or in India. [Tempo: Slow / 84 BPM]

A Celtic influenced cinematic score with acoustic guitar, strings, horns, mandolin, piano and bodhran drums. Great for fast horseback rides across vast landscapes, medieval action, fantasy, heroic adventures and chase scenes. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

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