Historical: Older History / AncientSuggested Production Type

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This is where we put the music that we feel is suitable for historical documentaries and films from any period before the 1920's. Be it the early 20th century America or even older going back to ancient times to explore Egyptian pyramids or South American Mayan culture, I guess you could say that this music would be suitable for use on the History Channel. You'll find a lot of classical music here, as well as folk / ambient and other music genres.

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]

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

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]

Maurice Ravel - Bolero: I. Tempo di Bolero. Moderato assai. Arranged and recorded with real live orchestra, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Medium]

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

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

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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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]

Historically accurate, light and flavorful Medieval music, Middle Ages music, Irish / Celtic folk music style, to take you back in time featuring live frame drums, classical guitar and baglama. [Tempo: Medium / 214 BPM]

A traditional orchestral arrangement of the British national anthem 'God Save the Queen'. Arr. Lee Pritchard. This instrumental orchestral arrangement is reminiscent of the BBC's version used in association with The Proms, which is an annual celebration in British culture that encompasses many Classical music performances over a number of events. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 73 BPM]

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

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

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]

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Peaceful piano dreaming melody in 6/8. Emotional, reflective. [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]

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 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]

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]

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 traditional historical/heritage, medieval folk music dance that originated in Italy, and was popular in the 15th and 16th century all over Europe. Performed live in a studio setting by the Fleurdelis ensemble playing on authentic live instruments modeled on the actual instruments of the time. Percussion, renaissance recorder, bouzouki and Rabab Kashgar (a long-necked Lute instrument). The tempo picks up from about 00:55. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 88 BPM]

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

An original piece of music, stylized as a medieval funeral march song or torchlight dance. Medieval / Early music / Vikings / Irish Celtic / English / Historical music. Performed live in a studio on Bagpipes, Hurdy Gurdy and Percussion, by the Fleurdelis ensemble. [Tempo: Medium / 188 BPM]

Chopin Minute Waltz in D Flat Major, music arranged and performed on piano by Dmitriy Lukyanov. [Tempo: Fast]

Beethoven Symphony No.5, Op.67 in C minor, 1. allegro con brio (Excerpt). Arranged and recorded by Bryan Chi. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

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

Inspired by the Salburun Eagle Hunting Festival of Kyrgyzstan, this music track begins solemnly but has a lively mid section that feel like a true celebration of the festival and all that surrounds it. Oriental / World / Travel Music. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 96 BPM]

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

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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]

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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An original composition stylized as a medieval battle song. Performed live in a studio by the Fleurdelis ensemble featuring authentic, live performed instruments modeled on the instruments of medieval music times: Bouzouki, Rabab Kashgar (A long-necked Lute instrument) and percussion. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

Set of 2 Stems (02:34)
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A contemporary arrangement of well known piece "Bandinerie" by Bach. Classical/Contemporary. Bright, Exciting, Emotional. Flute, Electronic. [Tempo: Fast / 115 BPM]

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

Driving percussion and ancient Greek strings combine into a pulsing, fast-paced dance or action sequence. Minor modal scales allude to something dark or ominous. (Stem files available.) [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 126 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]

Very nice and spacious solo church organ Preludia from world famous 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 medieval music / song and accompanying dance, originating in Provence, popular between the 12th and 14th centuries in France, Italy, England, and Spain. Performed live in studio by Fleurdelis, featuring traditional percussion, renaissance recorders, Lyre and Hurdy Gurdy. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 79 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]

Set of 2 music loops
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A heroic, epic and triumphant music track made with epic symphonic orchestra. The overall vibe is towards medieval fantasy. Triumph / Regal / March Music. [Tempo: Medium / 100 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]

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

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. Medieval / Pirate / Ballad Music. [Tempo: Fast / 114 BPM]

A melodic fantasy / dicovery type track for adventure, fantasy, sci-fi, exploration and grand adventures. Orchestral, somewhat light but not overly sweet. Available with or without choir. Good for use in-game, in-film, or as a theme for movie scenes, etc. [Tempo: Medium / 121 BPM]

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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]

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]

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