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Suggested Production Type: Historical: Older History / Ancient

Found 1224 tracks

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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: 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]

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]

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

"The Swan" (Le cygne) is famous lushly romantic piece by Camille Saint-Saens from Carnival of the Animals (ballet). The Swan is one of most popular pieces of popular classical music. This Arrangement was done for a strings quartet and performed by live musicians. Recorded in hi quality at 24 bit. Suitable for European travel video, documentary, wedding video and just as strings quartet background music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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]

The French national anthem, La Marseillaise. Available in two different versions: One with just piano, and one with an accordeon for that French sound. [Tempo: Medium / 112 BPM]

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]

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]

Romance Anonymous is a traditional classical piece originally composed by an unknown composer for guitar and craftfully arranged and performed by Yuri Sazonoff and his chamber orchestra. 100% live recording, no synths or samples. There are edits with and without woodwinds. (Trad./Arr: Y Sazonoff) [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Lively and upbeat Irish tunes. Bodhran, banjo, guitar, fiddle and tin whistle join together in a popular Irish jig set. First tune is "Blarney Pilgrim", which then leads into Kesh. Both tunes were notated in O'Neill Music of Ireland collection in 1850 - a true "traditional" set of tunes which are popular at many Irish sessions. 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: Medium, Fast / 123 BPM]

A set of old double traditional Irish double jigs performed mainly by box, guitar and bodhran, with fiddle playing less of a role. Cliffs of Moher begins at 01:05 as the guitar enters. 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: Medium, Fast / 119 BPM]

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]

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

Big, epic and aggressive track made with epic orchestra, epic drums and powerful choir. Trailer structure, two parts with big hit at the end. Dramatic / Orchestral / Apocalypse. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 150 BPM]

An expressive and very cinematic theme led by a chinese flute and gamelan, resulting in a strong asian/chinese/japanese cinema sound. Very heroic and emotive. Think The Last Samurai. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

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]

A romantic Celtic sounding ballad inspired by Howard Shore's score for Lord Of The Rings and James Horner's the music from Titanic. It features strings, tin whistle, Irish low whistle, Celtic harp, carillon and Glockenspiel, uilleann pipes and glorious choir. It is innocent, magical and warm, and retreats into a slow and sorrowful ending. It would work nicely in family drama, film and video needing disney like touch, cartoon and animation, and joyful Christmas and holiday projects. [Tempo: Slow / 127 BPM]

George Frideric Händel - Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Act I. Largo. 'Ombra mai fu'. Arranged and recorded with real live orchestra, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow]

Very nice and spacious solo church organ Preludia from world famouse composer J. S. Bach. Slow tempo. Solemn and pencive, sad and nostalgic. Well suited for the documentary, movies project, video background, church service. Classical music baroque period. [Tempo: Slow]

A short classical piece in the style of Bach. Very minimalist in nature. This track feels moody, somber, dark and haunting, and will fit many types of media. Emotional music that reaches into the unknown. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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]

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]

Retro-styled piano track with wistful melody and historical feel. Sentimental and nostalgic. Also available with subtle vinyl crackle to add a certain old feeling to the song. Good for history, documentary, reminescence. [Tempo: Medium / 70 BPM]

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]

An extension to The Wandering Traveller, this track is a neutral and calm orchestral theme. Settled and thematic, evoking peaceful or pastoral imagery such as the countryside or ruralism. [Tempo: Slow / 118 BPM]

A tasteful, regal and dignified version of this piece of classical / royalty music by Henry Purcell. Elegant and cultured, all live performed, led by violin. Celebratory, royal / regal music, today often used in various ceremonies including, but not limited to, weddings. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. Trumpet Tune, C major, ZT 697. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

A calm and easy fantasy track made with orchestra and harp. For pastoral scenes or dreamy fantasy - where a calm atmosphere of amazement and wonderment is needed. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

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]

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]

Styrian Dances (Steyrische Tanze) / Dances de Styrie / Danze Stririane - By Josef Lanner. Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: 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]

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

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

(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]

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]

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