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.

Traditional Polish folk song performed with female vocals, violins, accordion and frame drum. Available as a vocal version, and an instrumental versions with accordion lead, or violin lead. Instrumental versions can refer to Ukraine, Hungary, the Balkans, Russia, Slavic, etc. Polish spelling: W moim ogródecku. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 128 BPM]

Solo Piano with subtle background choir sound. Comforting, mellow, wistful. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 56 BPM]

A popular Irish traditional hornpipe which leads into a faster reel at 1:23. Jolly, fun and pounding, this is gauranteed to get the heart pumping. Really strong and driving, this gets the crowd up dancing at a traditional music session in a pub. Fiddle, guitar and bodhran come together for a powerful and booming performance. 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 / 94 BPM]

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  • $46.95

A fun, pumping and toe tapping Irish traditional reel which leads into another reel called Far From Home at 1:06. Driving bodhran keeps the pace throughout while fiddle, guitar and mandolin play a joyful and cheerful tune. Popular pub music throughout Ireland. 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 / 117 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $60.70

An emotional, heartwarming, expressive, but respectfully reserved piece, ideal for a tribute to those who have passed, but are still remembered. Features a beautiful mix of strings, woodwinds and piano, followed by a trumpet echo Taps duo integrated into a beatiful melody with a powerful brass ending. It is sure to emotionally captivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 0 BPM]

Pushing through on an adventure filled with dangers and threats. Courage and bravery send bring hope to the listener. [Tempo: Slow / 120 BPM]

Ambient background track with an uneasy, pensive feel. Dark, ominous and threatening, this track suggests danger and death. The track could suit scenes in a graveyard or other dark place, or tense scenes where a character is sneaking around, trying to avoid being caught. Exploring at night, dangers lurking. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 0 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
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  • $43.95

Traditional Polish song performed with female vocals, violins, accordion and frame drum. Available as a vocal version, and an instrumental versions with suka biłgorajska lead. [Tempo: Slow / 73 BPM]

Uptempo, "hoe-down", bluegrass, music bed. Features, banjo, fiddle and guitar. Fast and furious, suitable for car chases, action, fights, rodeos, country comedy, beer, NASCAR, parties, square dance, line dance, county fairs, Jackass, American Pickers. [Tempo: Fast / 240 BPM]

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  • $52.65

A grand and lush orchestral track with choir and big drums. Depicting something grand, epic, and awe inspiring. Amazement / Wonderment. Grand journeys, grand adventures or impressive natural wonders. Can also be a nice track for a grand ship setting sail on the ocean. Uplifting, soaring and spiritual. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 136 BPM]

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  • $38.55

A tender, warm and touching arrangement of this traditional hymn, performed on acoustic guitar, piano, Celtic flute and other instruments. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 114 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $50.95

Solo piano. Light, reflective, mellow, pretty. [Tempo: Slow / 0 BPM]

Saint-Saens - The Swan (Le Cygne) in G Major from the Carnival of the Animals. Arranged for string quintet. 100% live string quintet performance - no computers, no samples. Arranged and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow / 0 BPM]

J. S. Bach: Sleepers Awake (Wachet Auf) performed by a live Chamber string orchestra / String quartet version, with harpsichord. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 0 BPM]

"In Dublins Fair City" is a traditional Irish pub song that goes by various different names, including "Cockles and Mussels" and "Molly Malone". Telling the story of Molly Malone, this lively and charming Irish track has been sung in many an Irish pub over the decades, even centuries. Featuring accordion, violin, Irish flute (tin whistle / penny whistle), piano and acoustic guitars. Starts rather slowly and then increases the tempo slightly for each new verse - ending up considerably faster than it started. A great, foot stomping, Irish traditional drinking song. Also available is an Underscore version, with all the lead instruments removed (great for singing along). [Trad./Arr: B. Lynne] [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 68 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $49.95

A very traditional / classic sounding French accordeon waltz. Heartfelt and passionate, like two lovers in a delightful waltz. Scenes of Paris, France, both historical and today, will work well with this quintessentially French number. [Tempo: Medium / 189 BPM]

A live performed recording of this traditional Celtic / Irish folk tune. World / Medieval / Historical Music [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 101 BPM]

Nostalgic and tender background music track recorded on piano. Laid-back and smooth this sensitive music will be great for dramatic, loving and melancholic situations. [Tempo: Slow / 0 BPM]

Accordeons a'plenty and hummable melodies with a traditional French waltz rhythm. [Tempo: Medium / 160 BPM]

Set of 4 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $43.30

Pizzicato Polka, by J. Strauss (Jr) and Josef Strauss (Sr). Arranged and produced by Roman Seekirchner of Seekirchner GmbH and conducted by Vladimir Kiradjiev. [Tempo: Medium / 0 BPM]

Featuring resonator slide guitar and orchestra, this carefree piece suggests the activities of the average person living in the old West. The piece bubbles with energy and would suit scenes of people going about their business, whether it is work or play. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

A simple drum beat with arpeggio and whistling like soldiers or a boy scouts. Happy, joyful, whimsical and playful. This track comes in two versions: A version with Marching Snares giving the track a slight military or "band of merry men" sound, and another version with a more electronic drum groove. Suitable for kids, childrens programming, commercials, casual games, animations and much more. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 145 BPM]

This piece with echo like piano and atmosphere fits perfectly inside a cavernous wonder or a dream. [Tempo: Slow / 0 BPM]

Piano solo, slow and poignant. Mournful, haunting, sad. [Tempo: Slow / 111 BPM]

1 music loop
  • $12.95
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  • $44.95

An introspective, haunting, film / drama score with a sense of loss, longing and desolation. Cold and dejected. Use for Drama, History, Storytelling. Perhaps true stories, courtroom drama. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Classical piano, solo piano. Sad, sorrowful, solemn. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 0 BPM]

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 'Z noveho sveta, From the New World' in E minor, Op. 95: 1. Adagio - Allegro Molto. Classical music recorded by D Hamilton exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 0 BPM]

A neo-classical, bright and uplifting piece with strings combining with contemporary instruments. Positive energy, elegance and achievement. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 92 BPM]

Elegant, neo-classical. Classy and timeless. A sense of elegance and dignify, with an energetic, uplifting feel. Orchestral sound with strings, piano and percussion. Soaring, developing. Amazement / wonderment. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 BPM]

Set of 7 music loops
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  • $43.30

Semi-orchestral track with a busy sense of movement, like a train on the tracks. Also good as underscore for a news broadcast. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 80 BPM]

Sexy blues with warm piano melodies. Slow tempo, laid-back and mellow mood. This music is soft and sweet with a cool bluesy ending. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 0 BPM]

Calm, soothing, beautiful solo piano performance by Dmitriy Lukyanov. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 114 BPM]

Unmistakably Indian in mood and style but enveloped in contemporary production. There's a undercurrent of magic and mystery throughout the whole track which features a variety of lead instruments. World / Travel / Ethnic Music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

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  • $38.95

This epic Western orchestral piece, prominently featuring a mariachi trumpet, suggests scenes of adventure or pursuit. The piece would work well in situations involving danger, or as a musical accompaniment for people uniting against a common foe. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

Charles Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre, Op. 40 in G minor. Music performed and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 0 BPM]

Calm, soothing, beautiful solo piano performance by Dmitriy Lukyanov. [Tempo: Medium / 98 BPM]

Spring Movement 1 "Allegro" from Vivaldi's Four Seasons Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring). Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Medium / 0 BPM]

Epic trailer / Dramatic track for action / battle / chase / conflict, in a fantasy / adventure setting. Orchestra and choir, huge orchestral percussion, marching snares, majestic and triumphant. [Tempo: Fast / 170 BPM]

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  • $42.35

A very old Irish folk piece composed originally by Turlough O'Carolan between 1670-1738. This is a sad and longing piece played by fiddle, with guitar accompaniment and later joined by Irish flute. Sombre and slightly mournful, this melancholy piece is beautiful. [Tempo: Slow / 86 BPM]

Chamber orchestra piece for strings. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 132 BPM]

Rising adagio strings accompany a dipping and gliding woodwind line evoking a sense of wide open space and grandeur. A soaring mid section is followed by an angelic choir that joins the rising strings. In the style of classical masters such as Barber and Elgar. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 66 BPM]

Ominous and powerful trailer music. A massive choir starts the piece, moving towards a driving and confident motif, later on developing into an epic finale. [Tempo: Medium / 0 BPM]

The famous grand piano piece, "Fur Elise" (for Elise) by Beethoven. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 0 BPM]

A patriotic and nationalist cue for strings, woodwinds and snare drum that continues to grow as more instruments enter throughout until the end. Perfect for evoking a feeling of nationlism, being proud of your country, military strength, hope and freedom. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

William Tell Overture (also known as Wilhelm Tell Overture) by Rossini. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 0 BPM]

Epic, adventure and fantasy music track made with warm cinematic cello and full symphonic orchestra. The structure is divided into three parts for easier editing (intro, main and outro). Adventure / Fantasy / Epic Music. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
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  • $59.95

Live string quartet playing a thoughtful, introspective, slow, and somewhat gloomy theme. Good for drama, history and more. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 0 BPM]

Calm, soothing, beautiful solo piano performance by Dmitriy Lukyanov. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Hear that band coming down the street? It's a real Sousa style march! Also works great as circus music. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

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