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.

Atmospheric and mystical World/Ethno track with a mystical and epic feel. Grand and emotive, with a single, subtle soprano voice and some sections with a deep, rich, tribal percussion ensemble. Could be a strange land, foreign worlds, exotic places. Ethnic / foreign feel, without being tied to any particular country or culture. Good for fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, world / history / documentary and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 93 BPM]

Gentle but joyful americana, bluegrass crossover. This track starts with only a banjo and then adds mandolin, pedal steel guitar and bass. Wholesome and genuine, great for outdoors, hiking, fishing, hobby, nature etc with elements of Western, folk and Americana. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

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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]

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

Chopin Prelude No 4 E Minor (arr D Lukyanov), solo piano music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 0 BPM]

An orchestral cue depicting struggle, turmoil or despair. Sweeping and full of beauty and amazement, but also dark and sorrowful. Perhaps a heavy loss, a desperate situation or a difficult farewell? [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

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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 / 0 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 / 0 BPM]

Strauss: Kaiser Waltzer / The Emperor Waltz / Valse de l'Empereur / Valzer dell'Imperatore. [Tempo: Medium / 0 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 / 0 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]

Neo classical piano with subtle pads; somewhat sad / final. [Tempo: Slow / 63 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 / 0 BPM]

Drums only, marching snares / military snares / [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

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

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 / 0 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 / 0 BPM]

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]

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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]

Chopin Minute Waltz in D Flat Major, music arranged and performed on piano by Dmitriy Lukyanov. [Tempo: Fast / 0 BPM]

Dramatic Orchestral composition with a slow buildup, suitable for trailers and film soundtracks. Begins with a somber piano theme, and escalates to the dramatic intense full orchestral part with strings, brass section, timpani, and orchestral snares. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

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]

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]

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 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]

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]

Prince of Denmark's March (Alternative title Trumpet Voluntary). A celebratory and regal version of this much loved piece of classical music by Jeremiah Clarke. Trumpet, horns and pipe organ. This piece has a sense of royalty, a regal and dignified piece which is often used today to depict royalty and the upper class. Also traditionally used for wedding ceremonies and other church ceremonies. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by F Hegedus. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Melancholic, dark, semi-orchestral Latin feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 52 BPM]

Featuring orchestra, gritty guitar and drums, this cinematic Western-styled piece could be a character study for a Western hero or antihero. Dramatic and epic, this piece could be useful in scenes depicting the conceiving of or execution of a plan (e.g. bank robbery, capturing an outlaw) or for the archetypical ride into the sunset. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 92 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]

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 / 0 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 / 0 BPM]

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

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]

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 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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Uptempo irish folk. Guitars, bodhran, fiddle, Irish flute. Good for travel / discovery, history, culture and more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 124 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 / 0 BPM]

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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 / 0 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 / 0 BPM]

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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]

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

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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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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]

A pretty scottish air on solo fiddle. Very authentic Scottish sound. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 0 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]

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