Suggested Production Type: Historical: Older History / Ancient

Found 1203 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]

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]

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]

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

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

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

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]

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

A pretty scottish air on solo fiddle. Very authentic Scottish sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Beautiful, sad & melancholic modern orchestral track lead by soft, hypnotic piano chords. very sombre, moody, dramatic & moving & full of regret & sorrow. would suit romantic / history / drama / documentary type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

(Maurice Ravel) Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Valse in G Major, M.61, I. Modéré, très franc. Performed and recorded by Abigail Mettry exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Traditional baroque music with chamber strings and recorder, fully arranged. All instruments are played by real musicians. Uplifting, baroque sounding mood. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Beautiful solo church organ Preludia by Johann Sebastian Bach. Spacios, solemn and pensive, sad and nostalgic. Well suited for documentary and movie projects, video background, church service. Slow tempo. [Tempo: Slow]

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]

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

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]

Strauss: Kaiser Waltzer / The Emperor Waltz / Valse de l'Empereur / Valzer dell'Imperatore. [Tempo: Medium]

Calm, mellow, soft, relaxing, tranquil and spacious track with an unusual sounding, clean guitar playing a simple haunting, slightly melancholic melody. Like a cross between a harmonica & a soft accordion. Atmospheric, peaceful, dreamy, moody & hypnotic. Would suit dramatic / cinematic / romantic / nostalgic projects. [Tempo: Very slow, 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]

A folk track featuring guitar, banjo, accordian & harmonium. Longing / Hopeful. A promise of new & better times? [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

A very famous and well known production track for commercials, beautifully produced to add excitement to any presentation, commercial, or trailer. Funny and sneaky beginning accelerates and builds to a thrilling climax! Full orchestra on this versatile track suited for a wide range of uses. Arranged and recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Very slow, Fast, Very fast]

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]

Fanfare like orchestral march. Glory and grandeur. Royal / Regal feel. [Tempo: Medium / 83 BPM]

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

J. Strauss: Der Zigeunerbaron Overture / The Gypsy Baron overture / Lo zingaro barone Ouverture. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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

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]

Piano music. A majestic and passionate piano duet, with a full string section entering at 1:19 creating a strong romantic and uplifting mood. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 82 BPM]

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

Soundtrack for battle scenes or impending battles. Big, epic and dominating strings, brass and cymbals collide to create the atmosphere for war. Adventurous, courageous, crusading music. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Hornpipe from the Water Music by George Frideric Hndel, recorded with a live string quartet.Arranged and recorded by the Allegro String Ensemble exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. Live performance. No computers, no samples. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Traditional baroque music with chamber strings and recorder, fully arranged. Festive and baroque sounding mood, middle to higher energy level. All instruments are played by real musicians. [Tempo: Medium / 127 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]

Solo piano. Reflective, calm, slightly melancholic. Tender and delicate. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 92 BPM]

Flamenco Guitar. Rondena is inspired by the medieval town of Ronda in the south of Spain. The town is famous for a deep gorge separating two sides, until a bridge was built by the Romans. The music is trying to capture and evoke the mystery of an ancient town that has inspired so many artists. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Symphonie fantastique in G minor, Op. 14 IV. Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold), by Hector Berlioz. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast]

Starts with a gregorian chant punctuated by an occasional bell. great for a church scene, like a confessional dialog. Then it blossoms into a full mixed choir and orchestra, with pizzicato basses and cellos, ideal score for the entrance of a noble, such as a king or a queen. [Tempo: Slow]

A festive and regal rendition of this piece of classical / royalty music by Henry Purcell. Very true to the original arrangement, led by two trumpets. Celebratory, royal / regal and today often used in various ceremonies including, but not limited to, weddings. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

(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]

Calm, reflective and mellow, solo piano piece. Classical-romantic. [Tempo: Medium / 60 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]

Medieval, fantasy and relaxed track made with exotic medieval instruments. Simple structure, song-like. Relaxed / Medieval / Sentimental. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

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