Suggested Production Type: Historical: Older History / Ancient

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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]

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

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

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: 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]

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]

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

(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 irish folk song, played by real musicians with traditional irish instruments. Irish, pensive mood. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 122 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]

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Blues piano track, very sensual and hopeful with slow tempo and intimate atmosphere. Soft, sweet, warm music. [Tempo: Slow]

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

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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]

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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]

(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]

Jupiter, from the Planets suite by Gustav Holst. 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]

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

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Classic, doom-laden blues with attitude. Historical sounding, authentic / genuine blues guitar from a bygone era. Think 'O Brother Where Art Thou'; history / retro, perhaps New Orleans / Southern / probibition era, depression era, or older. Dobro / Blues guitars. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

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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]

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]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. [Tempo: Slow / 76 BPM]

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

In the Hall of the Mountain King, from the Peer Gynt suite by the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Fast, Very fast]

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]

Orchestral piece featuring solo piccolo trumpet with strings. [Tempo: Medium / 72 BPM]

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

Melancolic, reflective and calming piano melody. Slightly serious mood. [Tempo: Slow]

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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]

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Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32: 2. Venus, the bringer of peace. Adagio. Performed and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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]

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]

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

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A short track with a medieval, celtic, or fantasy theme. Great live celtic flute on the second half. Also harpsichord, strings and large frame drums. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 102 BPM]

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

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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]

A traditional Irish double jig (Haste to the Wedding) which moves into slip Jig (Kitty Come Down to Limerick) at 1:00. Pounding bodhran drives both spirited jigs which are played by fiddle and mandolin. Popular jigs in Ireland, heard around the country, these are valiant, glorious and an ode to older times. 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 / 128 BPM]

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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 traditional Irish song, translated as "The Brink of the White Rocks". Performed by tin whistle with guitar accompaniment, this is a mournful and sad tune which takes you back to old Ireland in the 18th Century. Beautiful and melancholy, yet has a slight edge of hope. [Tempo: Slow]

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

A slow and beautiful Folk song about a child's journey through life. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

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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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